Summer 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISC 308    Exploring Computer Environments and the Internet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the fundamentals of microcomputer hardware, software, and computer networking, focusing on operating systems. The fundamentals of the Internet and Internet tools are also introduced.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 11-Jul 13

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 10228Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 10549Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


CISC 310    Introduction to Computer Information Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines information technology and its role in solving business problems. Topics include information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, and computer systems hardware and software components. These concepts and related methods are applied through hands-on projects to develop computer-based solutions to business problems. (C-ID BUS 140; C-ID ITIS 120)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03

TBATBALECI.SabzevaryARC MAIN Online 10197Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory
NOTE: Students without prior computer experience are encouraged to enroll concurrently in CISC 300. Completion of homework assignments requires running Windows-based programs.


CISC 320    Operating Systems    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the basic features of the Windows operating system for the PC. Topics include managing files, folders, and libraries, operating system services, program management, maintenance of disks and storage media, Windows desktop, browser basics, and the Windows help system. A brief introduction to security and the command prompt is also covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03

TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 10389Textbook
TBATBALABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


CISC 350    Introduction to Data Communications    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 and ability to touch type.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces business data communication concepts, systems, technology, protocols, theory, and basic terminology. Specific topics include analog and digital data encoding and transmission; media; interfaces; packet, circuit, and broadcast networks; and data multiplexing.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03

TBATBALECL.DumaisARC MAIN Online 10122Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


CISC 498    Work Experience in Computer Information Science - Core    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to computer information science with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Computer Information Science Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of computer information science. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. All students are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting. Additionally, students who have not already successfully completed a Work Experience course will be required to attend weekly orientations while returning participants may meet individually with the instructor as needed. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA10176Textbook
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA10176Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, June 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HEED 715, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, July 7 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HEED 715 and a final meeting on Saturday, July 28 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HEED 715.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA12769Textbook
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA12769Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, June 16 at 12:00PM-2:00PM in RM HEED 715, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, July 7 at 12:00PM-2:00PM in RM HEED 715 and a final meeting on Saturday, July 28 at 12:00PM-2:00PM in RM HEED 715.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Summer 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: July 12, 2018