Spring 2015 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 17-Mar 16
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 13
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14610 
Textbook
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 13
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14611 Textbook
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 13
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          15204 Textbook
Online class.

Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Friday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Duffy's Web site at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/faculty/duffym. Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Monday, March 16, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-146
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 13
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          15646 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Friday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.

Online Orientation. For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Thursday, May 14, 3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m., BS-153For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
F         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC R.Hendricks          Elk Grove EGA 202        20216 Textbook


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 17-Mar 16
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          15103 
Textbook
Online class.


Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, January 17. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 20 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, March 14, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., BS-145B
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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 17-May 14
XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14624 
Textbook
Online class.

Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, March 14. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17 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 16, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., BS-145B
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de.


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, Intel-based PCs and the Windows operating system. The fundamentals of the Internet and Internet tools are introduced, as well as effective electronic communication.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 17-Feb 25
Microsoft Windows 8 & Internet Explorer 11
MW        09:00AM-10:25AM LEC R.Biel               CRC MAIN BS 153          15920 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC T.Stassi             Elk Grove EGA 202        20210 Textbook
Microsoft Windows 8 & Internet Explorer 11
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          15170 Textbook
Online class.Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm. Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Wednesday, February 25, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., BS 146
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu


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 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 125          15625 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 125          15626 Textbook
 

Sa        10:00AM-12:50PM LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN CAC 132         19517 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC R.Hendricks          Elk Grove EGA 202        20218 Textbook
W         05:30PM-08:40PM LEC M.Geissler           Elk Grove EGA 202        20219 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14614 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 18, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., BS-128

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          15217 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://www.web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm. for additional required on-campus exams.


Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, May 16, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-159
For additional online course information go tohttp://crc.losrios.edu/de.


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 17-Mar 16
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          15171 
Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.

Online Orientation. Please 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: Sunday, March 15, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., CAC-132
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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 17-May 14
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          15172 
Textbook
Online class.

Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class.
Online Orientation. Please 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, May 16, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., CAC-132
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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 17-May 14
T         07:00PM-09:50PM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN CAC 132         15113 
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CISC 498    Work Experience in Computer Information Science - Core    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Computer Information Science.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15216 
Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Saturday, January 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 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) Los Rios Gmail email account.
 

W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         15398 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15074 Textbook
Online Class.
Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Thursday, January 22nd from 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 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) Los Rios Gmail email account.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15073 Textbook
Online class.

Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 23rd, 11:00 a.m. to 1:15 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          15487 Textbook
Online class.

Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 24th, 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 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 19-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15072 Textbook
Online class.


Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 19th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 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

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 4, 2015