Spring 2017 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 14-Mar 13
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 13
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC G.VanAcker           CRC MAIN BS 145B         14025 
Textbook
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 13
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          14537 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 13 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-146

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 13
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC C.Hicks              CRC MAIN BS 153          14026 Textbook
MS Office 2013 & Internet Explorer 13
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          14898 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: Wednesday, May 10, 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m., BS-146. For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
F         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC J.Schreiner          Elk Grove EGA 202        15290 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 14-Mar 13
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14448 
Textbook
Online class.


Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, January 14. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 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, March 11, 11:00 a .m.-1:00 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 14-Feb 22
Microsoft Windows 8 & Internet Explorer 11
MW        09:00AM-10:25AM LEC J.Schreiner          CRC MAIN BS 153          15071 
Textbook
Microsoft Windows 10 & Internet Explorer 11
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC J.Patrick            Elk Grove EGA 202        15287 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Microsoft Windows 10 & Internet Explorer 11
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Perkins            CRC MAIN Online          14509 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 22, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., BS 146

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 13
Microsoft Windows 10 & Internet Explorer 11
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC T.Robinson           CRC MAIN BS 145A         15622 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 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Stassi             CRC MAIN BS 153          14884 
Textbook
 

Sa        11:00AM-01:50PM LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN CAC 132         15198 Textbook
 

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC L.Parks              Elk Grove EGA 202        15292 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        15293 Textbook
< Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Lee                CRC MAIN Online          14028 Textbook
Online class. Please complete the D2L assignment 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 http://d2l.losrios.edu and check D2L the first week 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          14548 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 15, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS-159


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

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          15460 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 13, 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 14-Mar 13
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14510 
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 13, 3:30 pm.-5:30 p.m., BS 159
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 14-May 11
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          14511 
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 13, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., CAC-132
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Spisak             CRC MAIN Online          19903 
Textbook
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB J.Spisak             CRC MAIN 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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14547 
Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Monday, January 23rd from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106. Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu.
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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              TBA TBA                 14421 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Thursday, January 19th from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in WIN 106. Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu.
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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              TBA TBA                 14420 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20th, 8:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 16-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14419 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 16th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ .
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 15-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14769 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Wednesday, March 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ .
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 24, 2017