Spring 2015 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 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 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. (C-ID JOUR 100) (C-ID JOUR 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         15773 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           15775 Textbook
 

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC W.Johnson            Elk Grove EGA 211        20272 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC T.Byrd               CRC MAIN M 201           15571 Textbook


RTVF 301    Introduction to Telecommunication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a beginning course in the radio, television and film production program. Origin, development and functions of radio, television and emerging technologies in modern society are presented. Terminology, concepts, and telecommunication services are covered. This course is required for Television Production majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN M 201           19749 
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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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           15081 
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Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.McCarthy           CRC MAIN L 111           19750 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           20148 Textbook


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 17-May 20
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN LRC 108         14925 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 315    Voice and Diction for Broadcasting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is intended for all majors relating to broadcasting including radio production, communications media and television production. This course focuses on individual speech improvement through the study and practice of voice control and manipulation, proper breathing, and diction. Emphasis is placed on achieving correct pronunciation, enunciation, and voice production. Students will build on basic theories and practice of the interpretation of various oral selections chosen by the instructor and by the student.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 102           15986 
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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 17-May 20
Th        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           15385 
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Th        09:00AM-11:50AM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102             
T         09:00AM-12:30PM LAB R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102             


RTVF 319    Digital Audio Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will serve as an introduction to the theory and practice of audio production in radio, television, film and digital recording applications. Students will read articles from scholarly and commercial literature, learn the fundamentals of the design of recording digital equipment, and carry out planned lab activities.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Hull               CRC MAIN M 204           16066 
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TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB J.Hull               CRC MAIN M 204             


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 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108         15672 
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TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        08:30AM-09:20AM LEC E.Griffith           CRC MAIN L 102           14928 
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MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LAB E.Griffith           CRC MAIN L 113             


RTVF 340    Television Production Workshop I    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 camera operation, audio, switching, lighting, sets, graphics, editing and directing.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB E.Griffith           CRC MAIN L 113           16068 
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RTVF 340 and RTVF 341 are taught concurrently.


RTVF 341    Television Production Workshop II    2 Units

Prerequisite: RTVF 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: Within this course, students gain additional experience in creating television programming for cable TV, internet or DVD distribution. Besides production experience, they may take more active roles as producers, directors and production managers. Participation as production crew positions and with field remotes are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB E.Griffith           CRC MAIN L 113           16069 
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RTVF 340 and RTVF 341 are taught concurrently.


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108         15635 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 378    Acting for the Camera    3 Units

Same As: TA 356
Prerequisite: RTVF 370 or TA 350 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in the theory and techniques of acting for film and video, comparing the differences between stage acting and acting for the camera. Scenes and commercials are enacted and played back on videotape for class critiquing. Students experience single camera and multiple-camera studio production and performance techniques. This course is the same as TA 356, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Wallace            CRC MAIN L 113           20326 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB J.Wallace            CRC MAIN L 113             


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 17-May 20
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN LRC 108         15725 
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MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 113             


RTVF 498    Work Experience in Radio, Television and Film    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 Radio, Television and Film.
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          15474 
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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         15406 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14806 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          14807 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          15497 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          14805 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