Fall 2010 Class Schedule (CRC)



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RTVF 300    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: JOUR 310
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Survey of the mass media: history, philosophy, structure and trends, as well as theories which help to explain effects and the importance as a social institution. Exploration of economics, technology, law, ethics, and social issues, including cultural and ethnic diversity. This course is the same as JOUR 310, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN Online          20292 
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Online class.
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: Internet connection and e-mail address.
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN Online          20292 Textbook
Online class.
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: Internet connection and e-mail address.
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN LRC 109         20298 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         20298 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           31470 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Hull               CRC MAIN M 200           21250 Textbook


RTVF 301    Introduction to Telecommunication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a beginning course in the radio, television and film production program. Origin, development and functions of radio, television and emerging technologies in modern society are presented. Terminology, concepts, and telecommunication services are covered. This course is required for Television Production majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN M 201           30640 
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RTVF 305    Film History    3 Units

Same As: FMS 305
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: An introduction to the art of motion pictures, using both lectures and films. Students will briefly study the history of motion pictures and will view, evaluate, and critique films which are landmarks in the art of movie making. This course is the same as FMS 305, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           19676 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           19104 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 111           31296 Textbook


RTVF 310    History of American Radio 1920-1950    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: An introductory study of radio as a cultural medium in American society from the 1920's to the 1950's. Examples from popular programs in comedy, news, sports, mystery and adventure, serials, music and drama are included.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
F         12:00PM-02:40PM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           21212 
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RTVF 312    Radio Studio Operations    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Theory and operation of audio broadcast equipment and control room. Must be taken prior to Radio Workshop.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           30638 
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TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102             


RTVF 315    Voice and Diction for Broadcasting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is intended for all majors relating to broadcasting including radio production, communications media and television production. This course focuses on individual speech improvement through the study and practice of voice control and manipulation, proper breathing, and diction. Emphasis is placed on achieving correct pronunciation, enunciation, and voice production. Students will build on basic theories and practice of the interpretation of various oral selections chosen by the instructor and by the student.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 113           30468 
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RTVF 316    Introduction to Radio Workshop    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: Through lectures and supervised labs, this course explores current radio industry trends and practices. Students in the course will also take part in the planning and producing of original radio programs for broadcast over the campus radio station, using both the college and the community as subject matter.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       05:20PM-05:45PM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           20894 
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TTh       02:05PM-05:10PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102             
RTVF 316 Lab and RTVF 317 are taught concurrently.


RTVF 317    Radio Workshop    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: Advanced radio production. Planning, producing and participating in original radio programs for broadcast over local or campus stations, using both the college and the community as subject matter. Practice in the techniques of live broadcasting. May be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       02:05PM-05:10PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           20898 
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RTVF 317 and RTVF 316 Lab are taught concurrently.


RTVF 319    Digital Audio Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will serve as an introduction to the theory and practice of audio production in radio, television, film and digital recording applications. Students will also gain experience in audio console operation, microphone selection and use, and audio recording in radio, television, film and digital recording applications.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN LRC 108         21214 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 330    Basic Film/Video Camera Techniques    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The course provides an introduction to the theory, terminology, and operation of single camera film and video production, including composition and editing techniques, camera operation, portable lighting, video recorder operation, audio control in the single and double-sound systems, film stock and digital video formats and editing. This course focuses on the aesthetics and fundamentals of scripting, producing, and directing on location, incorporating multimedia, and postproduction for Hollywood film, broadcasting, and cable or business media.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           19106 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113             
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TTh       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC J.Hull               CRC MAIN L 113           19112 Textbook
TTh       08:00PM-09:20PM LAB J.Hull               CRC MAIN L 113             


RTVF 331    Television Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the theory and operation of a television studio and control room. An introduction to the use of studio equipment is provided including cameras, a switcher, character generator, audio mixer, video recorders, microphones and studio lighting. Real time studio work in coordination with control room use is stressed. Special effects including live chroma-key, wipes, and digital video effects are available. An introduction to nonlinear digital video editing is provided. Formerly known as CMED 331.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           19118 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113             


RTVF 332    Advanced Television Production    2 Units

Prerequisite: RTVF 331 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: Students planning the total operational process for actual television programs (on air or closed-circuit), participate in and take responsibility for various aspects of the finished program, such as audio, switching, lighting, sets, graphics and film. May be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           20900 
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RTVF 332 and RTVF 333 are taught concurrently.


RTVF 333    Video Workshop    2 Units

Prerequisite: RTVF 332 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: Production of new types of programming for cable, business, industry and special groups - religious, ethnic, minorities, children, women. May be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           20902 
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RTVF 333 and RTVF 332 are taught concurrently.


RTVF 360    Introduction to Motion Graphics: Adobe After Effects    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course for students interested in multimedia, computer animation, motion graphics and emerging technologies for broadcasting, the Internet and DVD. Students will gain hands-on experience with picture, image and video animation, and paint/draw applications. Primary software applications include Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         19122 
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TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 361    Intermediate Motion Graphics: Adobe After Effects    3 Units

Prerequisite: RTVF 360 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The course presents an intermediate level exploration of the theory and practice of animation for video, film and the Internet. Students study the contemporary uses of the techniques of computer animation. Intermediate level skills are developed in Adobe After Effects including advanced techniques of graphic motion over time. Exploration of 3-D graphics is explored in depth. Exposure to additional computer applications may include Apple's Motion, NewTek's Lightwave or Animation Master. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         20618 
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F         02:30PM-05:35PM LAB G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 362    Digital Non-Linear Video Editing: Final Cut Pro    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The last decade has ushered in a phenomenal convergence of capabilities among traditional audio/video production technology and personal computers. Multimedia, nonlinear editing, computer graphics, computer animation and digital video are but a few of the applications developed as a result of these joint technologies. This course will trace the development of the computer audio/visual applications. Major uses will be explored and future trends examined. In addition, students will receive hands-on production education with Apple's Final Cut Pro with limited exposure to a variety of other digital video software. This course may be taken two times for credit. Formerly known as CMED 362.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        08:30AM-09:20AM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         19126 
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MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 370    Broadcast Writing & Announcing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: COMM 301 or RTVF 315.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Emphasis upon speaking and writing practice in fundamental techniques of broadcasting. Practice with specified formats in television studio and radio workshop.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 113           20314 
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MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN LRC 108           
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RTVF 498    Work Experience in Radio, Television and Film    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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      18782 
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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      20146 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      18786 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      18790 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      18788 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      30180 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