Fall 2014 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 23-Oct 15
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 11
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC T.Stassi             CRC MAIN BS 145B         13525 
Textbook
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 11
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN BS 146          14660 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 11
MW        08:00AM-10:10AM LEC C.Huang              CRC MAIN BS 145B         19504 Textbook
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 11
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Perkins-Moore      CRC MAIN Online          15030 Textbook
Online Class. Online Orientation. Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Saturday, October 18, 8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m., BS-145B
Final: Wednesday, December 10, 4:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m., BS-145B
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
F         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC J.Adkins             Elk Grove EGA 202        19992 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 11
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14982 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. For more information, please go to Professor Osman's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Osman_Mohammed.htm
Required attendance for on-campus final:
Final: Saturday, December 13, 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m., BS 145B
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 23-Oct 15
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14109 
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 23, 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 18, 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 16-Dec 12
XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          13547 
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 18. 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 13, 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, Intel-based PCs and the Windows operating system. The fundamentals of the Internet and Internet tools are introduced, as well as effective electronic communication.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 23-Sep 29
Microsoft Windows 8 & Internet Explorer 11
TTh       08:50AM-10:20AM LEC R.Biel               CRC MAIN BS 153          14284 
Textbook
 

Microsoft Windows 8 & Internet Explorer 11
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Geissler           Elk Grove EGA 202        14979 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Microsoft Windows 8 & Internet Explorer 11
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14980 Textbook
Online class. Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm for additional required on-campus exams.
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Monday, September 29, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., BS-145A. For additional course information go to http:crc.losrios.edu/de

Microsoft Windows 8 & Internet Explorer 11
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14189 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.

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, September 30, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., BS-145B. For additional course information go to http:crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler            TBA TBA                 20390 Textbook
1 unit



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: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Dunn               CRC MAIN BS 125          13529 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 163          13530 Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-01:05PM LEC R.Hendricks          CRC MAIN CAC 132         13532 Textbook
 

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN BS 153          19372 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC C.Huang              Elk Grove EGA 202        15050 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Geissler           Elk Grove EGA 202        19926 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          13533 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.

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 15, 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          14280 Textbook
Online class. Online Orientation.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.
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 15, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., M-200

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          14732 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. After enrolling, please login at eLearning Web site for class information at http://elearning.losrios.edu

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 13. 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-153



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 23-Oct 15
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14190 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.

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 17, 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 16-Dec 12
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14191 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Friday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.

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 13, 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 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          13610 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.

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, October 13, 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 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14122 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.

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 15, 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)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Computer Information Science.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14281 
Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14498 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 28, 6:30 p.m.-8:45 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

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14218 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14063 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 29, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 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

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14061 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, August 30, 9:00 a.m.-11:15 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

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 20-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14062 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 20, 9:00 a.m.-11:15 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 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: December 3, 2014