Fall 2011 Class Schedule (CRC)



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JOUR 300    Newswriting and Reporting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Introductory course in basic newswriting and reporting. Course concentrates on fundamental writing techniques for mass media. Course also emphasizes the legal and ethical responsibilities of the news media with critical analysis of current news report practices.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         17930 
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JOUR 310    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: RTVF 300
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 of mass communications as a social institution. Exploration of economics, technology, law, ethics, and social issues, including cultural and ethnic diversity. This course is the same as RTVF 300, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN Online          19524 
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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

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19530 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           20856 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN LRC 105         28888 Textbook


JOUR 330    Computer Familiarization    2 Units

Same As: CISC 302
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 CISC 302, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
MW        08:15AM-10:25AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         19320 
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Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         19322 Textbook
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN BS 146          29522 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          19764 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
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          20068 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


JOUR 335    Introduction to Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Same As: CISA 330
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 302, CISC 310, or JOUR 330
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course will cover the introductory elements of desktop publishing. The course is taught in three modules with a project attached to each module. The course covers hardware and software, elements of design, computer graphics, text composition, page layout, and integration of text and graphics. Projects may include, but are not limited to: business cards, stationary, logos, covers, flyers, brochures, newsletters. Students may receive two units credit for each topic offered. Consult the class schedule for specific topics. Recommended courses: CISA 305; ARCH 330 or ART 320; and CISA 340. This course is the same as CISA 330. This course under either name, may be taken a total of four times for credit on different topics. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 12-Dec 05
Adobe InDesign
M         07:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Wilson             CRC MAIN BS 145A         20250 
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TBA       TBA             LAB J.Wilson             CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Adj. Professor Julia M. Wilson is reached by e-mail at wilsonjm@crc.losrios.edu After enrolling, please login at the eLearning Web site for class information at http://elearning.losrios.edu


JOUR 400    College Newspaper Production    2-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in one of the following: JOUR 300, 335, 340, 405, PHOTO 301.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction and experience in the principles and practice of newspaper production. The course offers instruction in writing, editing, photography, graphics, design and computerized layout for publications. Students work as writers, editors, graphic artists and photographers for the college newspaper. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         18506 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109           
This variable unit class may be taken for either 2.0 Units or 3.0 Units.


JOUR 405    Publications Production Skills Lab    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in JOUR 400 or 404.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students improve their writing, editing, and computer skills as an addition to their enrollment in Editing and Production or College Newspaper Production. Students may earn up to three units per semester, and repeat the class until they reach a maximum of six units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         18510 
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This variable unit class may be taken only for either .50 Unit, 27 hours LAB or 1.0 Unit, 54 hours LAB.


JOUR 498    Work Experience in Journalism    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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 20072 
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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                 20890 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