Fall 2014 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 D7; IGETC Area 4J
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. (C-ID JOUR 100) (C-ID JOUR 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         14263 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Johnson            CRC MAIN L 111           14571 Textbook
 

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC J.Hull               Elk Grove EGA 211        19294 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.



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 23-Dec 18
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN CAC 138         14800 
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RTVF 305    Film History    3 Units

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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 111           14075 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Crowder            CRC MAIN L 111           13888 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Steensland         CRC MAIN L 111           14567 Textbook


RTVF 306    Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Cinematic Arts     3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course serves as an introduction to the analysis of film and television texts. It explores broad questions of form, content, aesthetics, history and culture. The course surveys of a wide variety of productions, national cinemas, and film movements. Topics include modes of production, narrative and non-narrative forms, visual design, editing, sound, genre, ideology and critical analysis.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN M 201           19296 
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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 23-Dec 18
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN LRC 108         14801 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN LRC 108           


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 23-Dec 18
Th        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           14395 
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T         09:00AM-12:50PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102             
Th        10:00AM-12:50PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102             


RTVF 319    Digital Audio Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will serve as an introduction to the theory and practice of audio production in radio, television, film and digital recording applications. Students will read articles from scholarly and commercial literature, learn the fundamentals of the design of recording digital equipment, and carry out planned lab activities.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Hull               CRC MAIN M 204           14803 
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TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB J.Hull               CRC MAIN M 204             


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 23-Dec 18
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           13889 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC E.Griffith           CRC MAIN L 102           13893 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Griffith           CRC MAIN L 113             


RTVF 340    Television Production Workshop I    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 camera operation, audio, switching, lighting, sets, graphics, editing and directing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB E.Griffith           CRC MAIN L 113           19301 
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RTVF 341    Television Production Workshop II    2 Units

Prerequisite: RTVF 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: Within this course, students gain additional experience in creating television programming for cable TV, internet or DVD distribution. Besides production experience, they may take more active roles as producers, directors and production managers. Participation as production crew positions and with field remotes are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB E.Griffith           CRC MAIN L 113           19302 
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RTVF 350    Intermediate Film / Digital Cinema Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: RTVF 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a hands-on project-based opportunity for students to create single-camera projects using a Hollywood-style field production. Students focus on producing and directing skills as well as understanding the roles of field production crews. Development of narrative and documentary ideas for field production using both guerrilla and conventional set techniques are emphasized. Topics include scriptwriting, cinematography, directing, and non-linear editing. Off-campus field trips or production opportunities outside of class time may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           19303 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113             


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         13895 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108         13897 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Wagner             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 23-Dec 18
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 113           14266 
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MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 113             


RTVF 376    Advertising    3 Units

Same As: MKT 314
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the field of advertising, its history, purpose, institutions, and functions. Studies are made of the various media used in general advertising, as well as the effective use of these media. Students will produce ads and advertising campaigns. This course is the same as MKT 314, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Mabry              CRC MAIN BS 159          19531 
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RTVF 498    Work Experience in Radio, Television and Film    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 Radio, Television and Film.
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         13749 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14509 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         14217 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13750 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          13752 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          13751 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