Fall 2010 Class Schedule (CRC)



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CISC 299    Experimental Offering in Computer Information Science - Core    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 30-Nov 24
Intro to Info & Computer Sci for Health Care Prof.
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          31902 
Textbook
2 Units, 36 Lecture Hours. Online class.
This class is designed for students who have been accepted in the Health Care IT Workforce program, and instructor approval is required to enroll. For more information send an e-mail to CRC-HCIT@crc.losrios.edu
The HCIT Online Orientation at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/Health_Care_IT_Workforce_Roles_Training_Program.htm contains a link to the program's application.
This course provides a basic overview of computer architecture; data organization, representation and structure; and the fundamentals of data communication. This course also covers a large breadth of terminology used in the computer industry. It is designed for students who have been accepted in the Health Care IT Workforce program.


CISC 302    Computer Familiarization    2 Units

Same As: JOUR 330
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: BUSTEC 302
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This is an introductory course to provide general knowledge on how computers work, computer terminology and the impact of computers on society and the work environment. Beginning level hands-on instruction using an operating system, word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, email and the Internet will be emphasized. Students will be reading and interpreting written and oral instructions of a technical nature. This course is the same as JOUR 330, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         18154 
Textbook
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         18156 Textbook
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN BS 146          20112 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         19856 Textbook
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          20606 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Palm's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/palms
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 11, 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m., BS 145A
NOTE: In order to take this class, students may use the Campus Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Office, Internet connection, and e-mail address.
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 21-Nov 10
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          20982 Textbook
Online class.
Please go to Professor Duffy's Web site at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/faculty/duffym
Required attendance for on campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Saturday, August 21, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-145A
Final: Tuesday, November 9, 3:50 p.m. -5:50 p.m., BS-145B
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 18-Dec 11
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          20320 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Palm's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/palms
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 11, 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m., BS-146
NOTE: In order to take this class, students may use the Campus Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Office 2007, Internet connection, and e-mail address.


CISC 305    Introduction to the Internet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 302 or 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: Students will learn how the Internet works, how to connect, and how to use the basic services. Topics will include the World Wide Web, E-mail, chat, news groups and mailing lists, Telnet, and file Transfer protocol (FTP). Students will also be introduced to HyperText markup Language (HTML).

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0
M         06:00PM-08:15PM LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN BS 145B         18200 
Textbook
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Wellsfry           CRC MAIN Online          19824 Textbook
Online class.
Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, August 21. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by Tuesday, August 24. Please go to Professor Wellsfry's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/wellsfn
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, October 16, 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m., BS-153


CISC 306    Introduction to Web Page Creation    1 Unit

Prerequisite: CISC 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The student will be able to produce a Web page, including design, layout, construction, and presentation. HTML will be used to format a Web page. This course may be taken four times for credit on different software programs.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          18206 
Textbook
Online class.
Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, October 16. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by Tuesday, October 19. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 11, 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m., BS-145B


CISC 308    Exploring Computer Environments and the Internet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course acquaints the student with the fundamentals of microcomputer hardware, software and computer networking, focusing on widely used hardware and operating systems, IBM PCs and the Windows operating system. The fundamentals of the Internet and Internet tools are introduced. This course meets the California State University, Sacramento, requirement for MIS1a.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 21-Sep 28
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 8
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC C.Young              CRC MAIN BS 153          20388 
Textbook
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Wellsfry           CRC MAIN Online          20078 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, August 21. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by Tuesday, August 24. Please go to Professor Wellsfry's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/wellsfn
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Tuesday, September 28, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., BS-153
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 16-Dec 09
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 8
Th        07:00PM-08:10PM LEC D.Anaya              CRC MAIN BS 145A         20076 Textbook


CISC 310    Introduction to Computer Information Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 302
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to information technology covering the function and concepts of hardware, application and operating software, networks, databases, computer programming, and the social impact of the computer.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          20382 
Textbook
Online class.

This is a short-term intensive course that can require up to 20 total hours of reading and assignment work per week.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm
Required attendance for on campus midterms and final.
Final: Saturday, December 11, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., BS-128
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 125          18166 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Huang              CRC MAIN BS 125          18168 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN BS 125          30283 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          18174 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm
Required attendance for on campus midterms and final.
Final: Saturday, December 11. 9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m., BS-128
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          30829 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm
Required attendance for on campus midterms and final.
Final: Saturday, December 11. 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m., BS-128
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           Off Campus Online        30284 Textbook
Online Class with Amador Learning Center located at Independence High School, 525 Independence Dr., Sutter Creek CA 95685, Phone (209) 223-6330.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm
Required attendance for on the midterms and final held on the CRC Campus.
Final: Saturday, December 11, 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m., BS-128
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 03-Dec 03
F         09:00AM-12:40PM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 125          18172 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 11-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          20378 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Osman's Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Osman_Mohammed.htm
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Friday, December 10, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., BS-159
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


CISC 323    Linux Operating System    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the Linux operating system for desktop computers. Concepts include kernels, file structures, Daemons, shells, GUIs, procedures for installing software, creation of user accounts, shell commands, scripts, and file security. Students may receive one unit of credit for each new version of an operating system offered or for a different operating system offered. Consult the class schedule for specific operating system offered. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          20080 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Osman's Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Osman_Mohammed.htm
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Friday, October 15, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., BS-159
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


CISC 324    Intermediate Linux Operating System    1 Unit

Prerequisite: CISC 323 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the Linux operating system for desktop computers. It covers advanced shell scripting, C Shell, K Shell, and BASH. Other topics covered in this course include decision-making logic, looping, and nesting. Students may receive one unit of credit for each new version of an operating system offered or for a different operating system offered. Consult the class schedule for specific operating system offered. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          20082 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Osman's Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Osman_Mohammed.htm
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 11, 11:10 a.m.-1:10 p.m., CAC-132
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


CISC 355    Introduction to Data Communications    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: Students will learn to select and install a peer-to-peer network to meet their specific home network needs. Other topics this course will cover include how to administer and troubleshoot a home network; how to protect your network from viruses and worms; broadband versus DSL connections; wired versus wireless networks; how to connect computers for multiplayer gaming; sharing hardware and software; and how to increase productivity in a small office. This course will teach you the skills necessary to turn a multi-computer home into a fully connected network.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          18380 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Friday, October 15, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., BS-125
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


CISC 356    Introduction to Local Area Networks    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: From hubs to servers, this course will introduce students to the exciting field of computer networking. Beginners will become comfortable with the concepts and vocabulary of computer networking and will gain hands-on experience in basic networking technology. Some topics include the Internet and its tools; the diversity of Network Operating Systems one can use in a Local Area Network; how to configure communication protocols, such as TCP/IP; the distinction between a Local Area Network and a Wide Area Network; and the fundamentals of network architecture and design.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          19858 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 11, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., BS-128
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
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 their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20380 
Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.- 1:20 p.m. BS-163

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20148 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday, 6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m. BS -160

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19648 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19644 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19646 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, September 17, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 16-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      30168 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom. Students must participate in Online lectures and four mandatory classroom meetings Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in T-116 on October 16 and 23, November 20 and December 11.
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 18, 2010