Spring 2014 Class Schedule (CRC)



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JOUR 300    Newswriting and Reporting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Introductory course in basic news writing and reporting. Course concentrates on fundamental writing techniques for mass media. Course also emphasizes the legal and ethical responsibilities of the news media with critical analysis of current news reporting practices. (C-ID JOUR 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         13872 
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JOUR 310    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: RTVF 300
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 of mass communications as a social institution. Exploration of economics, technology, law, ethics, and social issues, including cultural and ethnic diversity. This course is the same as RTVF 300, and only one may be taken for credit. (C-ID JOUR 100) (C-ID JOUR 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         15083 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           15085 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC T.Byrd               Elk Grove EGA 211        20111 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN M 201           14814 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Droege             CRC MAIN M 201           19903 Textbook


JOUR 320    Race and Gender in the Media    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; IGETC Area 4C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the roles of ethnic minorities and women in American society as depicted, documented and distorted in the mass media. Students will study ethnic, racial and gender issues in mass media content, development, policy, and professions, including media stereotypes, contributions of diverse groups to the media and mass communications as an agent of social change.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         15021 
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JOUR 330    Computer Familiarization    2 Units

Same As: CISC 302
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 CISC 302, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC R.Biel               CRC MAIN BS 145B         14364 
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Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14365 Textbook
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14405 Textbook
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman               TBA TBA                 14405 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
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC T.Stassi             CRC MAIN BS 145B         15207 Textbook
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Dunn               CRC MAIN Online          14908 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 18, 3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m., BS-145A

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LEC V.Dao                Elk Grove EGA 202        19973 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
W         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC D.Kyubwa             Elk Grove EGA 202        14610 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


JOUR 335    Introduction to Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Same As: CISA 330
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: JOUR 330; CISC 302 or 310; and CISA 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of desktop publishing (DTP) and a major desktop publishing application program. It includes page layout skills needed to produce newsletters, brochures, flyers, reports, and marketing material on the computer. Additionally it covers importing graphics and text, using palette menus, layers, master pages, and working with graphic and text frames.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Adkins             CRC MAIN Online          19963 
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F         09:00AM-12:10PM LAB J.Adkins             CRC MAIN BS 145B           
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
After enrolling, please login at the eLearning Web site for class information at http://elearning.losrios.edu


JOUR 410    College Media Production I    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in one of the following: JOUR 300, 335, 404 or PHOTO 302.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on writing and producing student news media, using the school newspaper The Connection and its online companion www.thecrcconnection.com, as a practical laboratory that produces a journalistic product for distribution to a college-wide audience. Students will work primarily in one of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; or designing pages. Ethical and legal aspects of communication are also covered. (C-ID JOUR 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19349 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109           
JOUR 410, JOUR 411, and JOUR 412 are taught concurrently.


JOUR 411    College Media Production II    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 410 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in one of the following: JOUR 300, 335, 404 or PHOTO 302.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course builds on experience gained in Journalism 410. During this second-semester course, students focus on intermediate writing and production skills, using the school newspaper The Connection and its online companion www.thecrcconnection.com, as a practical laboratory. Students will work in at least two of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; or designing pages. Ethical and legal aspects of communication are also covered. (C-ID JOUR 131)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19351 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109           
JOUR 410, JOUR 411, and JOUR 412 are taught concurrently.


JOUR 412    College Media Production III    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 300 and 411 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course builds on the experience gained in Journalism 411. During this third-semester course, students focus on advanced intermediate writing and production skills, using the school newspaper The Connection and its online companion www.thecrcconnection.com, as a practical laboratory. Students will work in at least three of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; or designing pages. Ethical and legal aspects of communication are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19354 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109           
JOUR 410, JOUR 411, and JOUR 412 are taught concurrently.


JOUR 420    College Media Production Lab I    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Corequisite: JOUR 404 and 410
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students improve their writing, editing, photography, design, and computer skills as an addition to their enrollment in College Media Production I (JOUR 410) and/or Editing and Production (JOUR 404).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19356 
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JOUR 421    College Media Production Lab II    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 411
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students build on skills gained in Journalism 410 and 420. During this second-semester course, students will continue to improve their skills in at least two of the following areas: writing, editing, photography, design, and web production skills as an addition to their enrollment in College Media Production II (JOUR 411).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19358 
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JOUR 422    College Media Production Lab III    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 421 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 412
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students build on skills gained in Journalism 411 and 421. During this third-semester course, students will continue to improve their skills in at least three of the following areas: writing, editing, photography, design, and web production skills as an addition to their enrollment in College Media Production III (JOUR 412).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19359 
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JOUR 498    Work Experience in Journalism    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 18-May 21
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         15056 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      15056 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14934 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

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 08-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14936 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