Fall 2012 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 25-Oct 19
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        08:15AM-10:25AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         13583 
Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         13584 Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN BS 146          15133 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          14542 Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students, Wait List students and other students wishing to add this class must attend the required on-campus orientation.

Orientation: Saturday, October 20, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (noon), BS-125

Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.
Final: Saturday, December 15, 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m., BS 145A
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 25-Nov 10
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          14653 Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students, Wait List students and other students wishing to add this class must attend the required on-campus orientation.

Orientation: Saturday, August 25, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-145A
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.

Final: Saturday, November 10, 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m., BS-145A
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 25-Oct 19
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14259 
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.

Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, August 25. Enrolled students must complete the 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, October 20, 12:00 p.m.- 2:00 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 20-Dec 14
XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          13607 
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.

Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, October 20. Enrolled students must complete the 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, December 15, 12:00 p.m.- 2:00 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 25-Oct 02
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 9
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 153          14480 
Textbook
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          14361 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. Go to Professor Duffy's Web site at http://ww.crc.losrios.edu/faculty/duffym to complete the mandatory online orientation.

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Tuesday, October 2, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., BS-153
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de



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 examines information systems and their role in business, including database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, and system infrastructure. Student will apply these concepts and related methods through hands-on projects to develop computer-based solutions to business problems.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 125          13588 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 159          13589 Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-12:50PM LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN CAC 132         13591 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          19387 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 Geissler's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 15. 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          13592 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 Geissler's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 15. 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 15-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14476 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: Friday, December 14, 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 25-Oct 19
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14362 
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: Friday, October 19, 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 20-Dec 14
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14363 
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 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, 3:10 p.m.-5:10 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 students the skills necessary to turn a multi-computer home into a fully connected network.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          13681 
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 Geissler's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Tuesday, October 16, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., LRC-107
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 20-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14273 
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 Geissler's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 15, 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 25-Dec 20
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          14477 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14477 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14781 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 1, 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

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 160          14391 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14391 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14201 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 31, 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             CRC MAIN Online          14199 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 31, 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 22-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14200 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 22, 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 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 22, 2013