Fall 2015 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 22-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         14325 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Steensland         CRC MAIN L 111           14608 Textbook
 

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Davenport          Elk Grove EGA 211        19770 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 22-Dec 17
W         03:00PM-06:05PM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN LRC 108         14792 
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RTVF 304    Introduction to Multimedia    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 302 or JOUR 330
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to familiarize students with designing and producing multimedia presentations. Emphasis will be given to developing skills in producing photographic, graphic, video and audio materials used for the World Wide Web and multimedia presentations. The course presents a description and history of computer-interactive multimedia. Students explore current uses of these technologies and receive instruction in practical application. Each student conceives, writes, and designs a high-level multimedia program, using a user-friendly system. Some applications for multimedia include: professional presentations, specialized instruction research, Internet web pages, job training, interactive newsletters, computer games and point-of-purchase marketing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       05:00PM-05:50PM LEC W.Johnson            CRC MAIN LRC 108         19506 
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TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LAB W.Johnson            CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 305    Film History    3 Units

Same As: FMS 305
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 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           14147 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           13973 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Steensland         CRC MAIN L 111           14604 Textbook


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 22-Dec 17
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN LRC 108         14793 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 315    Voice and Diction for Broadcasting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is intended for all majors relating to broadcasting including radio production, communications media and television production. This course focuses on individual speech improvement through the study and practice of voice control and manipulation, proper breathing, and diction. Emphasis is placed on achieving correct pronunciation, enunciation, and voice production. Students will build on basic theories and practice of the interpretation of various oral selections chosen by the instructor and by the student.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 102           19635 
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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 22-Dec 17
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Hull               CRC MAIN M 204           14795 
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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 22-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 102           13974 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 102             
 


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 22-Dec 17
MW        11:30AM-12:20PM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           13978 
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MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113             


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 22-Dec 17
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 102           15034 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 102             


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 22-Dec 17
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         13980 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 362    Digital Non-Linear Video Editing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will provide an overview of the theory and practice of nonlinear editing for video and film utilizing nonlinear digital editing work stations. Student will examine the technical and aesthetic requirements of editing through the use of professional film and video dailies. Projects will explore computer graphics, computer animation, audio/visual applications and digital video.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108         13982 
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TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM 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 22-Dec 17
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 113           14328 
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MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 113             


RTVF 378    Acting for the Camera    3 Units

Same As: TA 356
Prerequisite: RTVF 370 or TA 350 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in the theory and techniques of acting for film and video, comparing the differences between stage acting and acting for the camera. Scenes and commercials are enacted and played back on videotape for class critiquing. Students experience single camera and multiple-camera studio production and performance techniques. This course is the same as TA 356, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC C.Babka              CRC MAIN L 113           20290 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB C.Babka              CRC MAIN L 113             


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 22-Dec 17
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         13835 
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W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14283 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13836 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          13838 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          14550 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          13837 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 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: November 12, 2015