Spring 2012 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 14-Mar 12
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14055 
Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14056 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC T.Stassi             CRC MAIN BS 145B         14057 Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          14923 Textbook
Online class.
Please go to Professor Chapman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/chapmag for more information. The course Web site will be enabled at the orientation.
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Saturday, March 10, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-145A
Final: Saturday, May 12, 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m., BS-145A

MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          15725 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Friday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Palm's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/palms
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, May 12, 3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m., BS-145A

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
M         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN BS 146          15115 Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          15627 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Palm's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/palms
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, May 12, 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m., BS-145B

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-Mar 29
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          14849 Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled studtents, Wait List students and other students wishing to add this class must attend the
required on-campus orientation.
Orientation: Saturday, January 14, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-153
Required attendance for on-campus Final Exam.
Final: Thursday, March 29, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-153
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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 14-Mar 12
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN BS 145B         14071 
Textbook
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14711 Textbook
Online class.

Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list. Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, January 14. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, March 10, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 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 13-May 10
XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14074 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, March 17. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, May 12, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 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 14-Feb 22
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 9
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC C.Young              CRC MAIN BS 153          14873 
Textbook
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online          14798 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by midnight of the first day of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Wednesday, February 22, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., BS-145B

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 9
W         08:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Young              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14797 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 information technology covering the function and concepts of hardware, application and operating software, networks, databases, computer programming, and the social impact of the computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 125          14059 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Cook               CRC MAIN BS 125          15629 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN SCI 215         15609 Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-12:50PM LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN CAC 132         15632 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14062 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm for additional required on-campus exams.
Required attendance for on-campus midterms and final.
Final: Tuesday, May 15, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-125

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14867 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

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 12, 5:10 p.m.-7:10 p.m., CAC-132

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14869 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm for additional required on-campus exams. For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Tuesday, May 15, 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., BS-125

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 18-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          21153 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm for additional required on-campus exams. For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Tuesday, May 15, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS-125


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 14-Mar 12
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14799 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

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: Sunday, March 11, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., BS-159


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 13-May 10
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14800 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Friday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

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 12, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 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 14-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online          14149 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. Log on to eLearning, http://d2l.losrios.edu and complete the orientation. Wait listed and other students without access to eLearning should visit the instructor's web site for specific directions.
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Monday, March 12, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS-125


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 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online          14723 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Friday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

Online Orientation. For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Tuesday, May 15, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 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 14-May 16
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          14868 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14868 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14670 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, January 21, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.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             CRC MAIN Online          14669 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 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

W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN P 132           15275 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 15275 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15140 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 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 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14668 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 11, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.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

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012