Spring 2010 Class Schedule (CRC)



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JOUR 300    Newswriting and Reporting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Introductory course in basic newswriting and reporting. Course concentrates on fundamental writing techniques for mass media. Course also emphasizes the legal and ethical responsibilities of the news media with critical analysis of current news report practices.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19249 
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JOUR 310    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: RTVF 300
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 of mass communications as a social institution. Exploration of economics, technology, law, ethics, and social issues, including cultural and ethnic diversity. This course is the same as RTVF 300, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN L 111           20763 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           20769 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           32957 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Hull               CRC MAIN L 111           32231 Textbook


JOUR 320    Race and Gender in the Media    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D4; IGETC Area 4C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the roles of ethnic minorities and women in American society as depicted, documented and distorted in the mass media. Students will study ethnic, racial and gender issues in mass media content, development, policy, and professions, including media stereotypes, contributions of diverse groups to the media and mass communications as an agent of social change.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         22193 
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JOUR 330    Computer Familiarization    2 Units

Same As: CISC 302
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, 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 CISC 302, 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         20623 
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Microsoft Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 7.0
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         20625 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         20627 Textbook
Microsoft Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 7.0
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          21037 Textbook
Class number 21037 is an online class.
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          21571 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 06-Apr 24
Microsoft Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 7.0
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          20783 Textbook
Class 20783 is an online class.
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


JOUR 400    College Newspaper Production    2-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in one of the following: JOUR 300, 335, 340, 405, PHOTO 301.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction and experience in the principles and practice of newspaper production. The course offers instruction in writing, editing, photography, graphics, design and computerized layout for publications. Students work as writers, editors, graphic artists and photographers for the college newspaper. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19793 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109           


JOUR 405    Publications Production Skills Lab    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in JOUR 400 or 404.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students improve their writing, editing, and computer skills as an addition to their enrollment in Editing and Production or College Newspaper Production. Students may earn up to three units per semester, and repeat the class until they reach a maximum of six units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19797 
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This variable unit class may be taken for either .50 or 1.0 Units only.

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2010