Spring 2012 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: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           19515 
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M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN M 200           15433 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 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           14680 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           15060 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 111           19519 Textbook


RTVF 306    Introduction to Media Criticism (Television and Radio Criticism)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores critical and theoretical approaches to understanding contemporary media, particularly mass media such as television, radio, and Internet streaming media. Students will learn the meanings and practices associated with the production and consumption of media content.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           19944 
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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 13-May 10
F         09:00AM-11:15AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           14928 
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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: This course focuses on the theory and operations of audio broadcast equipment and the control room. This course must be taken prior to Radio Workshop.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           14451 
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TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102             


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 14-May 16
MW        04:05PM-04:30PM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           15127 
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MW        01:00PM-04:05PM 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 14-May 16
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           19523 
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TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LAB L.Wagner             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 14-May 16
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           14454 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB G.Martin             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: Within this course, students plan the total operational process for actual television programs (on air or closed-circuit), as well as participate in and take responsibility for various aspects of the finished program, such as audio, switching, lighting, sets, graphics and film. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           14456 
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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: This course is designed for the production of new types of programming for cable, business, industry and special groups - religious, ethnic, minorities, children, women. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 113           14460 
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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 motion graphics course for students interested in digital video, multimedia, 3-D computer animation, and emerging broadcast technologies. Students will gain hands-on experience with picture and video manipulation, 3-D composing, paint and draw applications for film, broadcast, multimedia and the Internet. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         14457 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM 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 14-May 16
MW        08:30AM-09:20AM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         15672 
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MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LAB G.Martin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 380    Broadcast Journalism    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: JOUR 300 and RTVF 370; and the 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 news writing and production. Through theoretical and practical application, the student will understand and practice writing, filming, editing, and broadcasting radio and television news.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 113           19942 
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M         03:30PM-04:50PM LAB T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 113             
W         03:30PM-04:50PM LAB T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN LRC 108           
Lab meetings are in L-113 on Monday and LRC-108 on Wednesday.


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 14-May 16
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          15262 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 15262 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14317 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          14318 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           15286 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 15286 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15149 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          14316 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