Fall 2012 Class Schedule (CRC)



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CISA 305    Beginning Word Processing    2 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 302 with a grade of "C" or better; or keyboarding speed verification at 25 wam or better.
Advisory: CISC 302 or 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This is a course designed to introduce students to the use of word processing programs. The course includes basic word processing operations: formatting, editing, saving, retrieving, printing text and creating and editing simple tables. It also includes business document formatting. Students may receive two units credit for each topic offered. Consult the class schedule for specific topics. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
Microsoft Word 2010
MW        11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         13596 
Textbook
Microsoft Word 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN Online          14185 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Olsen's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/olsenc to complete the required online orientation. It will become available one week prior to the start of the class. For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Friday, October 19, 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m., BS-145A

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
Microsoft Word 2010
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14269 Textbook
Microsoft Word 2010
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN BS 146          14376 Textbook
Microsoft Word 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN Online          14293 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Olsen's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/olsenc to complete the required online orientation. It will become available one week prior to the start of the class. For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Friday, December 14, 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m., BS-145A



CISA 306    Intermediate Word Processing    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISA 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This is a course designed to build upon previous training in the use of word processing. The course covers intermediate to advanced word processing features, such as styles, macros, outlines, document notations, forms, charts, and mail merge. Also covered are integrating word processing with other applications and creating documents for use on the Internet, i.e. web pages and e-mail attachments in word processing. Advanced business document formatting will also be included. Students may receive two units credit for each topic offered. Consult the class schedule for specific topics.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
Microsoft Word 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN Online          14472 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Olsen's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/olsenc to complete the required online orientation. It will become available one week prior to the start of the class. For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Friday, December 14, 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m., BS-145A



CISA 308    Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course introduces the student to the most widely used word processing and presentation software, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. The basic features and skills of creating, editing, formatting, inserting tables and graphics and enhancing Word documents and PowerPoint presentations are covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 08-Dec 18
Microsoft Word & PowerPoint 2010
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC T.Stassi             CRC MAIN BS 153          14478 
Textbook
Microsoft Word & PowerPoint 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN Online          14355 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by midnight, first day of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Olsen's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/olsenc to complete the required online orientation. It will become available one week prior to the start of the class. For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Tuesday, December 18, 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m., BS-153



CISA 315    Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 302 or 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the use of spreadsheet programs. The course will include: designing a spreadsheet, developing formulas for automatic calculations, using special functions, developing what-if models, producing charts, performing spreadsheet data base functions, and producing reports. Students will be using mathematical concepts and skills. Students may receive two units credit for each topic offered requiring spreadsheet analysis. This course may be taken four times for credit using different versions of software. Consult the class schedule for specific topics.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
Microsoft Excel 2010
MW        11:00AM-01:05PM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 153          13602 
Textbook
Microsoft Excel 2010
TTh       07:45PM-09:50PM LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN BS 146          14186 Textbook
Microsoft Excel 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          14187 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. Complete the mandatory orientation online by the end of first day of class on Professor Duffy's Web site at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/faculty/duffym
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Wednesday, October 17, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., BS-145B
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
Microsoft Excel 2010
TTh       08:15AM-10:25AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14270 Textbook
Microsoft Excel 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          14271 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Friday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

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 15, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. BS-145B



CISA 316    Intermediate Electronic Spreadsheets    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISA 315 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the intermediate features of spreadsheet programs. The course will cover macros, data tables and lookup functions, logical expressions as well as advanced file operations, functions, and convenience commands. Students will follow spreadsheet templates and design their own sheets. Students may receive two units credit for each topic offered. This course may be taken four times for credit using different versions of the software. Consult the class schedule for specific topics.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
Microsoft Excel 2010
MW        11:00AM-01:05PM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 153          14272 
Textbook


CISA 318    Exploring Spreadsheet Software    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course acquaints the student with widely used spreadsheet software. The basic features and skills of editing a workbook, using basic formulas and functions in a workbook, formatting a workbook, inserting and formatting charts and graphics in a workbook and analyzing and presenting a workbook are covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Oct 03-Nov 07
Microsoft Excel 2010
TTh       08:20AM-09:50AM LEC T.Stassi             CRC MAIN BS 153          14479 
Textbook
Microsoft Excel 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          14356 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Thursday of class, October 4th, to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. Complete the mandatory orientation online on Professor Duffy's Web site at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/faculty/duffym
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Thursday, November 8, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. BS-145B
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de



CISA 320    Introduction to Database Management    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 302 or 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the use of database management programs on the computer. The course will include designing a database; accessing, searching and updating files; and designing and producing printed reports. Students will be reading and interpreting written and oral instructions of a technical nature. Students may receive one unit credit for each topic offered. Consult the class schedule for specific topics.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
Microsoft Access 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          13603 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

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, October 20, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., CAC-132

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
Microsoft Access 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14516 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Saturday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

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 15, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., CAC-132



CISA 321    Intermediate Database Management    1 Unit

Prerequisite: CISA 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course will extend the capabilities of students who have started to use a microcomputer database. Topics and laboratory will include complex relational databases, form design, intermediate report design, advanced queries, OLE objects, macros and an introduction to visual programming. Students may receive one unit credit for each topic offered. Consult the class schedule for specific topics. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
Microsoft Access 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          13679 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Saturday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

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 14, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., BS-159
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de



CISA 330    Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Same As: JOUR 335
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 302 or 310; and CISA 305
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, stationery, logos, covers, flyers, brochures, newsletters. This course is the same as JOUR 335. 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 17-Dec 10
Adobe InDesign CS5
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Wilson             CRC MAIN BS 145A         14716 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Wilson             CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
After enrolling, please login at the eLearning Web site for class information at http://elearning.losrios.edu



CISA 340    Presentation Graphics    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 302 or 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the use of the computer to generate graphics used in business. Topics covered include: hardware (screens, printers, input devices), software (paint, chart, CAD), types of graphics (pictures, graphs, charts, designs). Students may receive two units credit for each topic offered. Consult the class schedule for specific topics. This course may be taken four times for credit on different software programs.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 08-Dec 01
Microsoft Powerpoint 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14474 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, September 8. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, November 17, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. BS-145B
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de



Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 22, 2013