Fall 2011 Class Schedule (CRC)



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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 20-Oct 14
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
MW        08:15AM-10:25AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         17608 
Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         17610 Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN BS 146          29521 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          19762 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 10, 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 20-Nov 07
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          20066 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 20, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-145A
Final: Monday, November 7, 3:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m., BS-153
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de


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 20-Oct 14
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          19108 
Textbook
Online class.
Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, August 20. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by Tuesday, August 23. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, October 15, 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m., BS-145B


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 15-Dec 09
XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          17658 
Textbook
Online class.
Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, October 15. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by Tuesday, October 18. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 10, 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 20-Sep 27
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 8
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 153          19604 
Textbook
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          19332 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Complete the mandatory orientation online by the end of the first day of class on Professor Duffy's Web site at http://ww.crc.losrios.edu/faculty/duffym
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Tuesday, September 27, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., BS-153
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 8
Sa        10:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN BS 153          19330 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: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 125          17618 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Cook               CRC MAIN BS 125          17620 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 159          17624 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          17626 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 10. 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          20782 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 10. 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m., BS-128
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 10-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          19594 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 9, 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 20-Oct 14
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          19334 
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 14, 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 15-Dec 09
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          19336 
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 10, 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 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          17806 
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 14, 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 15-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          19138 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 10, 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 20-Dec 15
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          19596 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 19596 Textbook
 

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 160          19398 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 19398 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18966 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
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              TBA TBA                 18962 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
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 15
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18964 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
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              TBA TBA                 20430 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
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 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 19, 2011