Spring 2011 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 D2; IGETC Area 4
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: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
MW        05:30PM-08:40PM LEC T.Finnegan           Elk Grove COHS L1        31408 
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Class is held at Elk Grove Learning Center located at Cosumnes Oaks High School, 9850 Lotz Parkway, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         20114 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           20118 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           21718 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN M 201           21618 Textbook


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 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           19728 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           20650 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 15-May 12
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           20342 
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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 15-May 18
TTh       09:30AM-10:20AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           19230 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Snowden            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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 102           19970 
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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 15-May 18
TTh       01:30PM-01:55PM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           20818 
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TTh       02:05PM-05:10PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102             


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, and cable or business media.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC J.Hull               CRC MAIN L 113           19224 
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MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB J.Hull               CRC MAIN L 113             


RTVF 331    Television Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the theory and operation of a television studio and control room. An introduction to the use of studio equipment is provided including cameras, a switcher, character generator, audio mixer, video recorders, microphones and studio lighting. Real time studio work in coordination with control room use is stressed. Special effects including live chroma-key, wipes, and digital video effects are available. An introduction to nonlinear digital video editing is provided. Formerly known as CMED 331.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           19236 
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TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113             


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 15-May 18
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           19240 
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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 15-May 18
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           19250 
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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 15-May 18
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         19242 
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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: 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       02:30PM-03:20PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         21522 
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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, nonlinear 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. Formerly known as CMED 362.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         30938 
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TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 365    Intermediate Film & Video Editing: Final Cut Pro    3 Units

Prerequisite: RTVF 362 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for previous users of Apple's Final Cut Pro or for those wishing to increase their overall effectiveness with this powerful film and video editing software. This course helps students with improved project workflow, trimming shortcuts, advanced compositing, special effects and distribution for broadcast and film or in emerging technologies. Instruction also covers tips and tricks when using filters, nesting sequences and using variable speed controls to get movie quality effects. This course may be taken two times for credit. Note: Students may choose to take an optional Apple software certification exam at the end of the course for an additional fee.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        08:30AM-09:20AM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         30828 
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MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 371    Hollywood TV and Film Studios: A Behind the Scenes Experience    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview and introduction to video and film production techniques utilized by professionals in and around Hollywood, CA. Students will learn about the operation of motion picture and television studios from behind the scenes. A variety of topics including preproduction, production and post-production techniques, set design and lighting, and the history of Hollywood-style production will be included. Guest speakers will provide a professional perspective on entry-level job skills and analysis of current workforce development. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 09-Mar 11
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Martin             Off Campus Hollywood     31779 
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Short Term Field Trip Class
Mandatory Orientation: Friday, March 4, 11:00 a.m. in L-113
Field Trip to Hollywood is March 9, 6:30 a.m. to March 11, 12:00 p.m. - Midnight.
Field Trip fee is $200.00. Lab Liability Waiver Form, Lab Fee receipt and current class schedule documents are required as admission tickets to the bus. Professor Gary Martin Office Phone Number for questions is (916) 691-7301.


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 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      21128 
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Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.-1:20 p.m. BS-163

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18962 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 21, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
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             Off Campus Job Site      21176 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Monday, 11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. P-132

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20864 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 21, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
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, Feb 11-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18958 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, February 11, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. BS-160
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
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             Off Campus Job Site      18960 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, February 11, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. BS-160
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
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

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 27, 2011