Spring 2016 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 16-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         14956 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           14958 Textbook
 

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN L 105           14791 Textbook


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 16-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           14349 
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RTVF 306    Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Cinematic Arts     3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course serves as an introduction to the analysis of film and television texts. It explores broad questions of form, content, aesthetics, history and culture. The course surveys of a wide variety of productions, national cinemas, and film movements. Topics include modes of production, narrative and non-narrative forms, visual design, editing, sound, genre, ideology and critical analysis.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN CAC 138         19717 
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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 16-May 18
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN LRC 108         14208 
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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 16-May 18
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 102           15091 
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RTVF 316    Introduction to Radio Workshop    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: RTVF 312 or 319
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Through lectures and supervised labs, this intermediate radio production course explores current radio industry trends and practices. Students in the course will take part in the planning and producing of original radio programs for pod-casting and internet streaming.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC W.Johnson            CRC MAIN L 102           14620 
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TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB W.Johnson            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 16-May 18
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN M 204           15127 
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TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB R.Snowden            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 16-May 18
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108         14872 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113             
TBA       12:00AM-12:00AM LEC TBA                  Elk Grove FRHS           21772 Textbook
TBA       12:00AM-12:00AM LAB TBA                  Elk Grove FRHS             
High School Articulation Course with Elk Grove Unified School District, Franklin High School.


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 16-May 18
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 102           14211 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113             
TBA       12:00AM-12:00AM LEC TBA                  Elk Grove FRHS           21774 Textbook
TBA       12:00AM-12:00AM LAB TBA                  Elk Grove FRHS             
High School Articulation Course with Elk Grove Unified School District, Franklin High School.


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 16-May 18
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           15129 
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RTVF 340, RTVF 341 and RTVF 342 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 16-May 18
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           15130 
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RTVF 340, RTVF 341 and RTVF 342 are taught concurrently.


RTVF 342    Television Production Workshop III    2 Units

Prerequisite: RTVF 341 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for the production of new types of video programming for cable, business, industry and special groups - religious, ethnic, minorities, children, and women.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           20545 
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RTVF 340, RTVF 341 and RTVF 342 are taught concurrently.


RTVF 365    Intermediate Film & Video Editing    3 Units

Prerequisite: RTVF 362 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for previous users of non-linear editing software or for those wishing to increase their overall effectiveness with film and video editing software. This course helps students with improved project workflow, trimming shortcuts, advanced compositing, special effects and distribution for broadcast and film or in emerging technologies. Instruction also covers tips and tricks when using filters, nesting sequences and using variable speed controls to get movie quality effects.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         19718 
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MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 376    Advertising    3 Units

Same As: MKT 314
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the field of advertising, its history, purpose, institutions, and functions. Studies are made of the various media used in general advertising, as well as the effective use of these media. Students will produce ads and advertising campaigns. This course is the same as MKT 314, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Le                 CRC MAIN WIN 106         20180 
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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 16-May 18
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC C.Babka              CRC MAIN L 113           15476 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB C.Babka              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 16-May 18
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN LRC 108         14917 
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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 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14641 
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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 106. For more information email Professor Amy Avalos at avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.  

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14701 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          14097 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          14098 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          14096 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          14724 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