Fall 2013 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 24-Oct 18
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        08:15AM-10:25AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         13513 
Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        08:15AM-10:25AM LEC D.Evans              CRC MAIN BS 145B         13513 Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         13514 Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN BS 146          14835 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          14409 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation: For more information, please go to Professor Palm's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Palm_Sue.htm
Required attendance for on-campus final:
Final: Saturday, December 14, 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m., BS 145A
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          20283 Textbook
Online Class. For more information, please go to Professor Chapman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/chapmag.htm
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final:
Orientation: Saturday, October 19 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m., BS-145A
Final: Friday, December 13, 7:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m., BS 146
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          19600 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. For more information, please go to Professor Palm's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Palm_Sue.htm
Required attendance for on-campus final:
Final: Friday, December 13, 3:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m., BS 146
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 24-Oct 18
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14150 
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 24, 2013. 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 19, 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          13537 
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 19. 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 14, 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 MIS1.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 01
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 9
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC T.Stassi             CRC MAIN BS 153          14350 
Textbook
 

Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14245 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: Tuesday, October 1, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., BS-145B. For additional course information go to http:crc.losrios.edu/de

Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          14245 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: Tuesday, October 1, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., BS-145B. For additional course information go to http:crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        09:00AM-10:05AM LEC T.Stassi             Elk Grove EGA 202        19585 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        09:00AM-10:05AM LEC T.Stassi             Elk Grove EGA 202        19586 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


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. (C-ID ITIS 120)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
T         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC M.Geissler           Elk Grove EGA 202        20357 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          20357 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. After enrolling, please go to Professor Geissler's Web sit at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 125          13518 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 159          13519 Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-01:05PM LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN CAC 132         13521 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14990 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: Monday, December 16. 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., M-200
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          13522 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: Tuesday, December 17, 8:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m., BS-128
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14346 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 13, 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14246 
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 18, 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. Consult the class schedule for specific operating system offered.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14247 
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 14, 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 24-Oct 18
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          13608 
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: Monday, October 14, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., M-200
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 19-Dec 13
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Kyubwa             CRC MAIN Online          14163 
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. Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Monday, December 16, 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., M-200
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 24-Dec 19
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14347 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14347 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14607 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, August 31, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. WIN-106
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 WIN 106         14274 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14274 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14095 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, August 31, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. WIN-106
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          14093 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 29, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. WIN-106
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 21-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14094 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 21, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. WIN-106
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 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013