Fall 2017 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN L 111           14698 
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Online class.
Online class There will be a required on-campus orientation scheduled for August 21st at 6 pm in LRC 109. For additional information, email Professor Gulati at
gulatir@crc.losrios.edu .

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC P.McGee              Elk Grove EGA 211        15123 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gulati              TBA TBA                 14470 Textbook
THERE WILL BE A REQUIRED ON-CAMPUS ORIENTATION SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 21ST AT 6 PM IN LRC 109. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION E-MAIL PROFESSOR GULATI AT GULATI@CRC.LOSRIOS.EDU.


RTVF 302    Introduction to Digital Design & Storytelling    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2017)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course explores computer-based images, text, graphics, narration, video and music in today's visual and social media. Students will analyze media literacy, audience, narrative elements, themes and the review of visual media through the lens of story structure.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Babka              CRC MAIN LRC 108         14826 
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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 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Lane               CRC MAIN L 111           14313 
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Th        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.McCarthy           CRC MAIN L 111           14160 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Steensland         CRC MAIN L 111           14695 Textbook


RTVF 312    Beginning Radio Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in theory and application of audio production techniques for radio. Students will gain a basic understanding of audio equipment in both live and pre-recorded broadcasting. This includes recording equipment, mixers, digital audio production, radio program formats, broadcast writing and announcing skills. This course should be taken prior to Radio Workshop, RTVF 316.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC W.Johnson            CRC MAIN L 102           14827 
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TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LAB W.Johnson            CRC MAIN L 102             


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 19-Dec 14
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 102           15082 
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RTVF 319    Beginning Audio Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course serves as an introduction to the theory and practice of audio production for radio, television, film and digital recording applications. Students will learn the fundamentals of sound design and aesthetics, microphone use, and digital recording equipment. Students gain hands on experience recording, editing, mixing and mastering audio. Upon completion, students will have basic knowledge of applied audio concepts, production workflow, equipment functions, and audio editing software.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC P.McGee              CRC MAIN M 204           14829 
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TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB P.McGee              CRC MAIN M 204             


RTVF 330    Beginning Single Camera Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an introduction to the theory, terminology, and operation of single camera video production, including composition and editing techniques, camera operation, portable lighting, video recorder operation, audio control and basic editing. This course focuses on the aesthetics and fundamentals of scripting, producing, directing on location, post production, and exhibition/distribution. (C-ID FTVE 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           14161 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113             


RTVF 331    Beginning Television Studio Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces theory, terminology and operation of a multi-camera television studio and control room. Topics include studio signal flow, directing, theory and operation of camera and audio equipment, switcher operation, fundamentals of lighting, graphics, video control and video recording and real-time video production.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           19395 
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MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 102             


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 19-Dec 14
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 102           14944 
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TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         14165 
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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 19-Dec 14
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108         14167 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 368    Scriptwriting for Film, Video & Multimedia    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2017)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students will learn the mechanics of scriptwriting and formating used for film and television as well as the writer's role in pre-production and production. Additionally, students are introduced to non-linear writing for new interactive multimedia technologies.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        05:00PM-08:05PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN LRC 108         19397 
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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 19-Dec 14
MW        03:30PM-04:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 113           14473 
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MW        04:30PM-05:50PM 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 UC/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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC J.Wallace            CRC MAIN L 113           15221 
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TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB J.Wallace            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 19-Dec 14
W         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14431 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14431 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          14028 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          14030 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          14652 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          14029 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          14027 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