Fall 2017 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 19-Oct 11
MS Office 2016 & Edge
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BSS 145B        13853 
Textbook
Windows 10, Microsoft Edge, Word 2016, Excel 2016, Access 2016

MS Office 2016 & Edge
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN BSS 146         14748 Textbook
Windows 10, Microsoft Edge, Word 2016, Excel 2016, Access 2016

MS Office 2016 & Edge
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          15432 Textbook
Windows 10, Microsoft Edge, Word 2016, Excel 2016, Access 2016

Online class.
Required attendance for on-campus Orientation and Final:
Orientation: Saturday, August 19, 9:00am-11:00a.m., BS 145B
Final: Wednesday, October 11, 6:45 p.m. -8:45 p.m., BS 145B
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
MS Office 2016 & Edge
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BSS 145B        14968 Textbook
Windows 10, Microsoft Edge, Word 2016, Excel 2016, Access 2016

MS Office 2016 & Edge
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman             TBA TBA                 14919 Textbook
Windows 10, Microsoft Edge, Word 2016, Excel 2016, Access 2016

Online Class.
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Saturday, October 14, 8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m., BS-145B
Final:Friday, December 8, 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 19-Dec 14
MS Office 2016 & Edge
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC C.Hicks              Elk Grove EGA 202        15000 Textbook
Windows 10, Microsoft Edge, Word 2016, Excel 2016, Access 2016

Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


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 19-Oct 11
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14345 
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 19. Enrolled students must complete the Online Orientation by Tuesday, August 22. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, October 14, 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; or equivalent skills for an intermediate level of Internet proficiency to be determined by the instructor of the course.
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 12-Dec 08
XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          13874 
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 14. Enrolled students must complete the Online Orientation by Tuesday, October 17. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 9, 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 19-Sep 25
Microsoft Windows 10 & Internet Explorer 11
TTh       08:50AM-10:20AM LEC J.Schreiner          CRC MAIN BSS 153         14488 
Textbook
 

Microsoft Windows 10 & Internet Explorer 11
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Geissler           Elk Grove EGA 202        15140 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Microsoft Windows 10 & Internet Explorer 11
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14406 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Online Orientation.
Please visit Professor Geissler's website at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm to view the Online Orientation and find information regarding required on-campus exams. You must complete the Online Orientation and the Syllabus Quiz by 5 p.m. of the second day of class to avoid losing your seat in class.
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Monday, September 25, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., BS-146.


CISC 310    Introduction to Computer Information Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BSS 146         13857 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BSS 153         14956 Textbook
 

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC L.Parks              Elk Grove EGA 202        15163 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

M         05:30PM-06:20PM LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN BSS 153         19185 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          19185 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.After enrolling, please login at the eLearning Web site for class information at http://elearning.losrios.edu.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14484 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation.
Please visit Professor Geissler's website at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm to view the Online Orientation and find information regarding required on-campus exams. You must complete the Online Orientation and the Syllabus Quiz by 5 p.m. of the second day of class to avoid losing your seat in class.
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Monday, December 11, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., BS-146

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14794 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation.
Please visit Professor Geissler's website at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm to view the Online Orientation and find information regarding required on-campus exams.
You must complete the Online Orientation and the Syllabus Quiz by 5 p.m. of the second day of class to avoid losing your seat in class.
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Monday, December 11, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 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 19-Oct 11
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14407 
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 13, 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 12-Dec 08
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14408 
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 9, 3:10 p.m.-5:10 p.m., BS 125
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 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14353 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation.
Please visit Professor Geissler's website at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm to view the Online Orientation and find information regarding required on-campus exams. You must complete the Online Orientation and the Syllabus Quiz by 5 p.m. of the second day of class to avoid losing your seat in class.
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Wednesday, December 6, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS 125


CISC 360    Information & Communication Technology Essentials (A+)    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 302 and 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level ICT professionals. The fundamentals of computer hardware and software, as well as advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an ICT professional, will be introduced. This course helps to prepare students for the CompTIA A+ certification exam.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Com TIA A+
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online            
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BSS 153         15284 
Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours. The online hours are less than 50% of the total required contact hours
Mandatory orientation session on Tuesday, August 22 from 6:00 p.m.-7:50 p.m. in BS-153


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 19-Dec 14
W         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14432 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14432 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14303 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 24th, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. WIN-103
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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          14301 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 25th, 9:00 a.m.- 11:15 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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          14641 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Monday, August 28th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14302 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 19th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-104
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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, Oct 12-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14485 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Thursday, October 12th from 6:30 PM -8:45 PM in WIN-103.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: September 19, 2017