Spring 2010 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. 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           20761 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           20765 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           32956 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Hull               CRC MAIN L 111           32230 Textbook


RTVF 301    Introduction to Telecommunication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a beginning course in the telecommunication technology program. Origin, development and functions of radio, television and merging technologies in modern society are presented. Terminology, concepts, and telecommunication services are covered. Required of communication majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN M 201           21423 
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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. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           20299 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           21393 Textbook


RTVF 310    History of American Radio 1920-1950    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: An introductory study of radio as a cultural medium in American society from the 1920's to the 1950's. Examples from popular programs in comedy, news, sports, mystery and adventure, serials, music and drama are included.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           21045 
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RTVF 312    Radio Studio Operations    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Theory and operation of audio broadcast equipment and control room. Must be taken prior to Radio Workshop.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:30AM-10:20AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           19767 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102             
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                  Off Campus Burbank HS    34047 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  Off Campus Burbank HS      
High School Articulation with Sacramento City Unified School District, Luther Burbank High School


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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 102           20589 
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RTVF 316    Introduction to Radio Workshop    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: Through lectures and supervised labs, this course explores current radio industry trends and practices. Students in the course will also take part in the planning and producing of original radio programs for broadcast over the campus radio station, using both the college and the community as subject matter.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       01:30PM-01:55PM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           21609 
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TTh       02:05PM-05:10PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102             
RTVF 316 Lab and RTVF 317 Lab are taught concurrently.


RTVF 317    Radio Workshop    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: Advanced radio production. Planning, producing and participating in original radio programs for broadcast over local or campus stations, using both the college and the community as subject matter. Practice in the techniques of live broadcasting. May be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       02:05PM-05:10PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           31989 
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RTVF 317 Lab and RTVF 316 Lab are taught concurrently


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, cable or business media.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC J.Hull               CRC MAIN L 113           19761 
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MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB J.Hull               CRC MAIN L 113             
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                  Elk Grove FRHS           34008 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  Elk Grove FRHS             
High School Articulation Course with Elk Grove Unified School District, Franklin High School

TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                  Off Campus Burbank HS    34045 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  Off Campus Burbank HS      
High School Articulation with Sacramento City Unified School District, Luther Burbank High School


RTVF 331    Television Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The theory and operation of a television control room. An introduction to the use of studio equipment - a switcher, character generator, audio mixer, videotape recorders, microphones and studio lighting. Real time camera movements. Special effects including chroma-key, mattes and wipes.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           19773 
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TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113             
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                  Elk Grove FRHS           34010 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  Elk Grove FRHS             
High School Articulation Course with Elk Grove Unified School District, Franklin High School


RTVF 332    Advanced Television Production    2 Units

Prerequisite: RTVF 331 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: Students planning the total operational process for actual television programs (on air or closed-circuit), participate in and take responsibility for various aspects of the finished program, such as audio, switching, lighting, sets, graphics and film. May be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           19777 
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RTVF 332 and RTVF 333 are taught concurrently.


RTVF 333    Video Workshop    2 Units

Prerequisite: RTVF 332 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: Production of new types of programming for cable, business, industry and special groups - religious, ethnic, minorities, children, women. May be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           19787 
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RTVF 333 and RTVF 332 are taught concurrently.


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 course for students interested in multimedia, computer animation, motion graphics and emerging technologies for broadcasting, the Internet and DVD. Students will gain hands-on experience with picture, image and video animation, and paint/draw applications. Primary software applications include Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         19779 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 361    Intermediate Motion Graphics: Adobe After Effects    3 Units

Prerequisite: CMED 360 or RTVF 360 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The course presents an intermediate level exploration of the theory and practice of animation for video, film and the Internet. Students study the contemporary uses of the techniques of computer animation. Intermediate level skills are developed in Adobe After Effects including advanced techniques of graphic motion over time. Exploration of 3-D graphics is explored in depth. Exposure to additional computer applications may include Apple's Motion, NewTek's Lightwave or Animation Master. This course may be taken two times for credit. Formerly known as CMED 361.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       02:30PM-03:20PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         31990 
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TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LAB G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 362    Digital Non-Linear Video Editing: Final Cut Pro    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The last decade has ushered in a phenomenal convergence of capabilities among traditional audio/video production technology and personal computers. Multimedia, non-linear editing, computer graphics, computer animation and digital video are but a few of the applications developed as a result of these joint technologies. This course will trace the development of the computer audio/visual applications. Major uses will be explored and future trends examined. In addition, students will receive hands-on production education with Apple's Final Cut Pro with limited exposure to a variety of other digital video software. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         19783 
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TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 363    Introduction to DVD Production: iDVD & DVD Studio Pro    3 Units

Prerequisite: RTVF 362 with a grade of "C" or better; or the equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course examines the history and future of the DVD video format after the most successful launch ever of a consumer electronics format. Students learn how to design, produce and burn a DVD on a personal computer. Students explore the methods of integrating video, audio, text, graphics and user interactivity through the use of iDVD and DVD Studio Pro software. Students explore DVD's ability to integrate with the Internet. Students use a professional approach to real world DVD production processes. Students are expected to already have exposure to Adobe Photoshop and Apple Final Cut Pro. This course may be taken two times using different software or software versions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        08:30AM-09:20AM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         21519 
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MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 376    Advertising    3 Units

Same As: MKT 314
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Introduction to the field of advertising, its purposes, institutions and functions. Studies are made of the various methods, techniques and media used in general advertising. This course is the same as MKT 314, and only one may be taken for credit. See "Cross-Listed Courses" in the catalog. Formerly known as CMED 376 and CMED 60.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC K.West               CRC MAIN L 102           31992 
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RTVF 380    Broadcast Journalism    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: RTVF 370; JOUR 300; and ability to type.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The student will gain a general knowledge of the field of radio/television newswriting and production. Through theoretical and practical application, the student will understand writing, filming, editing, and broadcasting radio and television news.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        02:15PM-03:05PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN LRC 108         31994 
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MW        03:15PM-04:35PM LAB T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 498    Work Experience in Radio, Television and Film    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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      22051 
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All students enrolling in the above class 22051 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      19491 Textbook
The above number 19491 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      22099 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      21661 Textbook
The above number 21661 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      19487 Textbook
The above number 19487 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      19489 Textbook
The above number 19489 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