Spring 2018 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 13-Mar 12
MS Office 2016 & Internet Explorer 2016
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BSS 145B        14142 
Textbook
 

MS Office 2016 & Internet Explorer 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          14631 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://elearning.losrios.edu. Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Monday, March 12, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-146

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
MS Office 2016 & Internet Explorer 2016
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BSS 145B        14143 Textbook
 

MS Office 2016 & Internet Explorer 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          14963 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://elearning.losrios.edu


Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Wednesday, May 9, 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m., BS-146. For additional online course information go to http://elearning.losrios.edu

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC J.Schreiner          Elk Grove EGA 202        15317 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 13-Mar 12
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14547 
Textbook
Online class.


Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, January 13. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16 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 10, 12:00 p .m.-2:00 p.m., BS-145B
For additional online course information go to http://elearning.losrios.edu


CISC 306    Introduction to Web Page Creation    1 Unit

Prerequisite: CISC 305 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills for an intermediate level of Internet proficiency to be determined by the instructor of the course.
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 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          20436 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, March 10. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13 to avoid losing your seat in class. For additional online course information go to http://elearning.losrios.edu
Final: Saturday, May 12, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., BS-145B


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 13-Feb 21
Microsoft Windows 10 & Microsoft Edge
MW        09:00AM-10:25AM LEC TBA                  CRC MAIN BSS 153         15120 
Textbook
 

Microsoft Windows 10 & Microsoft Edge
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC J.Patrick            Elk Grove EGA 202        15314 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Microsoft Windows 10 & Microsoft Edge
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                  CRC MAIN Online          14605 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 21, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., BS 146

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 05-May 09
Microsoft Windows 10 & Microsoft Edge
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC T.Robinson           CRC MAIN BSS 146         15542 Textbook


CISC 310    Introduction to Computer Information Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 13-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Stassi             CRC MAIN BSS 153         14951 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN BSS 146         20174 Textbook
 

Sa        11:00AM-01:50PM LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN BSS 153         15238 Textbook
 

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC L.Parks              Elk Grove EGA 202        15319 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        15320 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          14145 Textbook
Online class. Please complete the Syllabus Quiz by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class. Online Orientation. Please go to http://canvas.losrios.eduon the first day of class for further instructions.
Mandatory Exams on campus: Wednesday, February 22, Wednesday, March 22, Wednesday, May 10 7:30-9:30 pm in BS 145-B.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14642 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 Osman's Web site at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Osman_Mohammed.htm for additional required on-campus exams.

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Monday, May 14, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS-159


For additional online course information go to http://elearning.losrios.edu .

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          15449 Textbook
M         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN BSS 153         15449 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Online Orientation. Please go to the course's website http://canvas.losrios.edu the first week of school to read the syllabus, view the orientation video and take the quiz. Students, who do not take the Orientation Quiz by Sunday, January 21st will be dropped from the class. Please contact Professor Parks at parksl@crc.losrios.edu if you have any questions.


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 13-Mar 12
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14606 
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: Monday, March 12
, 3:30 pm.-5:30 p.m., BS 159
For additional online course information go to http://elearning.losrios.edu


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 13-May 10
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14607 
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 12, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., CAC-132
For additional online course information go to http://elearning.losrios.edu


CISC 360    Information & Communication Technology Essentials (A+)    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 302 and 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level ICT professionals. The fundamentals of computer hardware and software, as well as advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an ICT professional, will be introduced. This course helps to prepare students for the CompTIA A+ certification exam.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                  CRC MAIN Online          15690 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:15PM LAB TBA                  CRC MAIN BSS 145B          
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.


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 13-May 16
W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14771 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14771 Textbook
Hybrid class- Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14641 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Monday, January 22nd, 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14523 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at the face-to-face orientation: Wednesday, January 17th from 4:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14522 Textbook
Online class. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.

Enrollment Notice: This course is designated for students who have already successfully completed a Work Experience course with a C or better in a previous semester at CRC. This online course requires a face-to-face orientation on Friday, January 19th from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus.
 

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 15-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14521 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14848 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the face-to-face orientation: Wednesday, March 14th, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2017