Fall 2015 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 22-Oct 14
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 11
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC D.Kyubwa             CRC MAIN BS 145B         13625 
Textbook
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 11
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN BS 146          14688 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 11
MW        08:00AM-10:10AM LEC C.Huang              CRC MAIN BS 145B         15101 Textbook
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 11
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online          14936 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.

Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Saturday, October 17, 8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m., BS-145B
Final: Thursday, December 10, 4:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m., BS-145A
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
F         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC T.Stassi             Elk Grove EGA 202        15183 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          14901 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 12, 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: This course is an introduction to how the Internet works and how to effectively use basic Internet services. Topics include browser basics, search engines and search techniques, E-mail, the World Wide Web, Internet security, Internet resources, the Cloud, social networking, and building basic web pages using HTML.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14181 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the second day of class to avoid losing your seat in class.

Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, August 22. Enrolled students must complete the Online Orientation by Tuesday, August 25.. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, October 17, 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 15-Dec 11
XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          13647 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the second day of class to avoid losing your seat in class.

Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, October 17. Enrolled students must complete the Online Orientation by Tuesday, October 20. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 12, 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 22-Sep 28
Microsoft Windows 8 & Internet Explorer 11
TTh       08:50AM-10:20AM LEC J.Schreiner          CRC MAIN BS 153          14346 
Textbook
 

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC T.Stassi             Elk Grove EGA 202        19799 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          14899 Textbook
Online class. Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the second day 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 28, 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 D.Perkins-Moore      CRC MAIN Online          14255 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the second day of class to avoid losing your seat in class.

Online Orientation. For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Monday, September 28, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., BS-153.


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 BUS 140; C-ID ITIS 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 145B         13630 
Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-01:05PM LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN BS 153          13632 Textbook
 

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 153          15065 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Geissler           Elk Grove EGA 202        19853 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC S.Al Juboori         Elk Grove EGA 202        19854 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

W         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC S.Lee                Elk Grove EGA 202        19855 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          13633 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the second day 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 14, 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          14342 Textbook
Online class. Online Orientation.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the second day 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 14, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., M-200

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          14750 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 12. 4:10 p.m.-6:10 p.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 22-Oct 14
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14256 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the second day 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 16, 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 15-Dec 11
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14257 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the second day 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 12, 3:10 p.m.-5:10 p.m., BS 125
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 22-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          13706 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the second day 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 12, 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 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14192 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the second day 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 14, 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 22-Dec 17
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14343 
Textbook
 

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14284 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14137 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 28th, 10:00 a.m.-12:15 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          14135 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Monday, August 31st, 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

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14539 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 27th, 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

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 24-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14136 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, September 24th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 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 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: November 12, 2015