Spring 2014 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 18-Mar 17
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC R.Biel               CRC MAIN BS 145B         13752 
Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         13753 Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14404 Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman               TBA TBA                 14404 Textbook
Hybrid Class- Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Enrolled students are required to attend two on-campus class meetings from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in room BS-145B on January 27 and February 3; and participate in class assignments and weekly class discussions online through eLearning at http://elearning.losrios.edu/de. For additional online course information go to Professor Osman's Web site at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Osman_Mohammed.htm
Required attendance for on-campus final.

Final: Saturday, March 15, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., CAC-132

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC T.Stassi             CRC MAIN BS 145B         15206 Textbook
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Dunn               CRC MAIN Online          14907 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: Thursday, May 15, 3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m., BS-153

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LEC V.Dao                Elk Grove EGA 202        19873 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
W         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC D.Kyubwa             Elk Grove EGA 202        14611 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


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 18-Mar 17
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14297 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, January 18. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21 to avoid losing your seat in class. 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 15, 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          13767 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, March 15. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18 to avoid losing your seat in class. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, May 17, 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 MIS1.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        09:00AM-10:05AM LEC T.Stassi             CRC MAIN BS 153          19086 
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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 examines information systems and their role in business, including database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, and system infrastructure. Student will apply these concepts and related methods through hands-on projects to develop computer-based solutions to business problems. (C-ID ITIS 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 125          14881 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 125          14884 Textbook
 

TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LEC L.Parks              Elk Grove EGA 202        19876 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC L.Parks              Elk Grove EGA 202        13754 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

M         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC R.Hendricks          Elk Grove EGA 202        20027 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hendricks          CRC MAIN Online          20027 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Enrolled students are required to attend weekly on campus meeting on Monday, the on campus final exam, and also participate in class assignments and weekly quizzes online through eLearning using Desire2Learn at http://www.d2l.losrios.edu
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          13756 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: Monday, May 19, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 a.m., BS-128

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14421 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 20, 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., BS-163


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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14368 
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 http://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 16, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., CAC-132


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. Consult the class schedule for specific operating system offered.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14369 
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 http://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 17, 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 students the skills necessary to turn a multi-computer home into a fully connected network.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          13827 
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 17, 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 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14308 
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 online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Tuesday, May 20, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS-163


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 18-May 21
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14420 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14420 Textbook
 

W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14628 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14628 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14261 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, January 25, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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          14260 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, January 23, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in WIN 106
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          14723 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 25, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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 08-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14259 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 8, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 28, 2014