Spring 2016 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 16-Mar 14
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 13
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC C.Hicks              CRC MAIN BS 145B         13908 
Textbook
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 13
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Hicks              CRC MAIN Online          14467 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: Monday, March 14 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-146

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 13
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC J.Royal              CRC MAIN BS 153          13909 Textbook
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 13
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Royal              CRC MAIN Online          14854 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 12, 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 16-May 18
F         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC T.Stassi             Elk Grove EGA 202        15375 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: This course is an introduction to how the Internet works and how to effectively use basic Internet services. Topics include browser basics, search engines and search techniques, E-mail, the World Wide Web, Internet security, Internet resources, the Cloud, social networking, and building basic web pages using HTML.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 14
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14371 
Textbook
Online class.


Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, January 16. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19 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 12, 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 15-May 12
XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          13921 
Textbook
Online class.

Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, March 12. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15 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 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 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 16-Feb 24
Microsoft Windows 8 & Internet Explorer 11
MW        09:00AM-10:25AM LEC S.Al Juboori         CRC MAIN BS 153          15054 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC T.Stassi             Elk Grove EGA 202        15372 Textbook
<Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Microsoft Windows 8 & Internet Explorer 11
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Perkins-Moore      CRC MAIN Online          14436 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.
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Wednesday, February 24, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., BS 146

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 14
Th        06:00PM-08:05PM LEC S.Lee                CRC MAIN BS 146          20516 Textbook


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 BUS 140; C-ID ITIS 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 125          14838 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 125          14839 Textbook
 

Sa        11:00AM-01:50PM LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN CAC 132         15237 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC L.Parks              Elk Grove EGA 202        15377 Textbook
<Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

W         05:30PM-08:40PM LEC D.Kyubwa             Elk Grove EGA 202        15378 Textbook
<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          13911 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 16, 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., BS-128

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14478 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: Monday, May 16, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 m.m., BS-159
For additional online course information go tohttp://crc.losrios.edu/de.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          19452 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to http://d2l.losrios.edu and check D2L the first week of class for further instructions.

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, May 14, 11:30 a.m- 1:30 p.m., BS-153.


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 16-Mar 14
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14437 
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 13, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., BS 129
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 15-May 12
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14438 
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 14, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., BS-129
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 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Kyubwa             CRC MAIN Online          14379 
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. For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Thursday, May 12, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., BS 145B.


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 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14633 
Textbook
Students enrolled in this class are only required to meet on the following dates from 12:15pm to 1:55pm: 1/20/2016, 2/3/2016, 2/17/2016, 3/2/2016, 3/30/2016, 4/13/2016, 4/27/2016 and 5/11/2016 in room WIN 102. For more information email Professor Amy Avalos at avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.  

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14477 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Thursday, January 21st from 12:00 p.m. to 2:15 a.m. in WIN 102. 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          14342 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Friday, January 22nd 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.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14341 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Monday, January 25th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 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 18-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14340 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 18th, 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

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14714 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Wednesday, March 16th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 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 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: July 5, 2016