Spring 2010 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, Jan 16-Mar 15
Microsoft Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 7.0
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         18907 
Textbook
Microsoft Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 7.0
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         18909 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
Microsoft Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 7.0
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         18911 Textbook
Microsoft Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 7.0
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          21035 Textbook
Class number 21035 is online.
The Web site for the course will be enabled at the orientation. Please go to Professor Chapman's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/chapmag
Required attendance for on campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Saturday, March 13, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-145A
Final: Saturday, May 15, 11:00 a.m. -12:50 p.m., BS 145A
NOTE: In order to take this class, students may use the Campus Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Office, Internet connection, and e-mail address.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Microsoft Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 7.0
M         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN BS 146          21573 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 06-Apr 24
Microsoft Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 7.0
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          20781 Textbook
Class 20781 is online.
Required attendance for on campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Saturday, January 30, 10:00 a.m-11:00 a.m., BS-153
Final: Thursday, April 22, 4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m., BS-153


CISC 305    Introduction to the Internet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 302 or 310.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: Students will learn how the Internet works, how to connect, and how to use the basic services. Topics will include the World Wide Web, E-mail, chat, news groups and mailing lists, Telnet, and File Transfer Protocol (FTP). Students will also be introduced to HyperText Markup Language (HTML).

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN BS 145B         18945 
Textbook
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          20429 Textbook
Class 20429 is online.
Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, January 16. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by Tuesday, January 19. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, March 13, 12:00 p.m.-1:50 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. This course may be taken four times for credit on different software programs.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          18951 
Textbook
Class 18951 is online.
Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, March 20. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by Tuesday, March 23. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, May 15, 11:00 a.m.-12:50 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, IBM PCs and the Windows operating system. The fundamentals of the Internet and Internet tools are introduced. This course meets the California State University, Sacramento, requirement for MIS1a.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 16-Feb 24
Microsoft Windows Vista & Explorer 7.0
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC J.Wilson             CRC MAIN BS 153          20849 
Textbook
Adj. Professor Julia M. Wilson can be reached by e-mail at wilsonjm@crc.losrios.edu

Microsoft Windows Vista & Explorer 7.0
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Huang              CRC MAIN Online          20635 Textbook
Class 20635 is online.
Online Orientation. Students must take the online orientation at http://crc.losrios.edu/sonny/OnlineOrientation.html and login into the eLearning Web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu to get the class syllabus and information by the first week of class to remain in the class. For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Wednesday, February 24, 4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m., BS-145B

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
Microsoft Windows Vista & Explorer 7.0
W         08:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Huang              CRC MAIN BS 145B         20633 Textbook


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 is an introduction to the computer field covering the function and concepts of hardware, computer programming, application and operating software, data communications, the Internet, databases, employment opportunities, and the social impact of the computer. Students will be reading and interpreting written and oral instruction of a technical nature.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          20841 
Textbook
Class 20841 is online.
This is a short-term intensive course that can require up to 20 total hours of reading and assignment work per week.

Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm. For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on campus midterms and final.
Final: Friday, May 14, 6:00 p.m.-7:50 p.m., BS-128

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Huang              CRC MAIN BS 125          18915 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Huang              CRC MAIN BS 125          18917 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN CAC 132         20835 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          18925 Textbook
Class 18925 is online.
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, May 15, 1:00 p.m., 2:50 p.m., CAC-132

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          20837 Textbook
Class 20837 is online.
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, May 15, 11:00 a.m.-12:50 p.m., CAC-132


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. Students may receive one unit of credit for each new version of an operating system offered or for a different operating system offered. Consult the class schedule for specific operating system offered. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          20637 
Textbook
Class 20637 is online.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Osman's Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Osman_Mohammed.htm
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, March 13, 1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m., CAC-132


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. Students may receive one unit of credit for each new version of an operating system offered or for a different operating system offered. Consult the class schedule for specific operating system offered. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          20639 
Textbook
Class 20639 is online.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Osman's Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Osman_Mohammed.htm
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, May 15, 3:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m., CAC-132


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 you the skills necessary to turn a multi-computer home into a fully connected network.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          19127 
Textbook
Class 19127 is online.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Friday, March 12, 6:00 p.m.-7:50 p.m., BS-128


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, Mar 16-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          20457 
Textbook
Class 20457 is online.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Friday, May 14, 8:00 p.m.-9:50 p.m., BS-128


CISC 498    Work Experience in Computer Information Science - Core    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include 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. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour 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. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20839 
Textbook
All students enrolling in the above class 20839 must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday from 12:30 - 1:20PM in BS-163.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20277 Textbook
The above number 20277 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160    
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      22077 Textbook
All students enrolled in this class must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday from 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm in Room BS-147.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      21643 Textbook
The above number 21643 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160     
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20275 Textbook
The above number 20275 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend the on ground orientation listed :
Friday February 19th 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 20-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20279 Textbook
The above number 20279 is a Hybrid class.
All students enrolled in this class must participate in Online lectures.
AND participate in 4 mandatory class meetings Saturdays from 9:00am - 11:00am in Room BS-160.
Meeting dates will be Saturday, March 20th, March 27, April 17th, and May 15th.
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to an IBM type PC computer with the following minimum requirements:
1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2010