Fall 2011 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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN Online          19522 
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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         19528 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           20854 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN LRC 105         28887 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 20-Dec 15
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN M 201           20644 
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RTVF 302    Introduction to Digital Media    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course will explore the field of current discourse on digital media production, issues and practices. Instruction will include an introduction to the forms and aesthetics of media (text, graphic, audio and video), delivery systems (Internet, CD-ROM, DVD, etc.), production processes, and roles (content, writing, graphics, authoring, and project management). Specialized topics will include perspectives on media audiences, file formats, sampling, compression, and authoring software.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           28889 
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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 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           18990 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           18478 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 111           20832 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 15-Dec 09
F         09:00AM-11:40AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           20204 
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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: This course focuses on the theory and operations of audio broadcast equipment and the control room. This course must be taken prior to Radio Workshop.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           20640 
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TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102             


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 20-Dec 15
MW        04:15PM-04:40PM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           19992 
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MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102             
RTVF 316 Lab and RTVF 317 are taught concurrently.


RTVF 317    Radio Workshop    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: RTVF 312 and 316
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides hands-on skills in advanced radio production, including the 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. The course provides practice in the techniques of live broadcasting. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           19996 
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RTVF 317 and RTVF 316 Lab are taught concurrently.


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 20-Dec 15
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           18480 
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TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LAB L.Wagner             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 20-Dec 15
TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           18492 
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TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM 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: Within this course, students plan the total operational process for actual television programs (on air or closed-circuit), as well as participate in and take responsibility for various aspects of the finished program, such as audio, switching, lighting, sets, graphics and film. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           19998 
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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: This course is designed for the production of new types of programming for cable, business, industry and special groups - religious, ethnic, minorities, children, women. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           20000 
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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 motion graphics course for students interested in digital video, multimedia, 3-D computer animation, and emerging broadcast technologies. Students will gain hands-on experience with picture and video manipulation, 3-D composing, paint and draw applications for film, broadcast, multimedia and the Internet. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         18496 
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TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM 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 20-Dec 15
MW        08:30AM-09:20AM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         18500 
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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.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Students learn fundamental techniques of broadcasting with an emphasis upon speaking and writing. Students practice with specified formats in the television studio and radio workshop. Lab experiences and review of microphone use and performance in-front of the camera are included. A variety of non-news writing styles are explored.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 113           19536 
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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 20-Dec 15
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          18172 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18172 Textbook
 

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 160          19396 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 19396 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18174 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                 18178 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                 18176 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                 20454 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