Spring 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)



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JOUR 300    Newswriting and Reporting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Introductory course in basic news writing and reporting. Course concentrates on fundamental writing techniques for mass media. Course also emphasizes the legal and ethical responsibilities of the news media with critical analysis of current news reporting practices. (C-ID JOUR 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         14110 
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JOUR 310    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: RTVF 300
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; 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 of mass communications as a social institution. Exploration of economics, technology, law, ethics, and social issues, including cultural and ethnic diversity. This course is the same as RTVF 300, and only one may be taken for credit. (C-ID JOUR 100) (C-ID JOUR 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         14993 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN L 111           14995 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Poeppelman         CRC MAIN Online          19398 Textbook
Online class There will be an on-campus orientation scheduled for January 17th at 6:00pm in M 204. For additional information, you can email Professor Poeppleman at poeppet@crc.losrios.edu.


JOUR 320    Race and Gender in the Media    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; IGETC Area 4C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the roles of ethnic minorities and women in American society as depicted, documented and distorted in the mass media. Students will study ethnic, racial and gender issues in mass media content, development, policy, and professions, including media stereotypes, contributions of diverse groups to the media and mass communications as an agent of social change.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Poeppelman         CRC MAIN LRC 109         14952 
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JOUR 330    Computer Familiarization    2 Units

Same As: CISC 302
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 CISC 302, and only one may be taken for credit. See "Cross-Listed Courses" in the catalog.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 13
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC G.VanAcker           CRC MAIN BS 145B         14506 
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Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          14538 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. Please go to Professor Duffy's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/faculty/duffym to complete the required online orientation. For additional online course information got to http://crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Monday, March 16, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-146

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC C.Hicks              CRC MAIN BS 153          14507 Textbook
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          14899 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. Please go to Professor Duffy's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/faculty/duffym to complete the required online orientation. For additional online course information got to http://crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Thursday, May 14, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., BS-153

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
F         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC J.Schreiner          Elk Grove EGA 202        15291 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


JOUR 410    College Media Production I    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in one of the following: JOUR 300, 335, 404 or PHOTO 302.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on writing and producing student news media, using the school newspaper The Connection and its online companion www.thecrcconnection.com, as a practical laboratory that produces a journalistic product for distribution to a college-wide audience. Students will work primarily in one of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; or designing pages. Ethical and legal aspects of communication are also covered. (C-ID JOUR 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         15092 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109           
JOUR 410, JOUR 411, JOUR 412 and JOUR 413 are taught concurrently.


JOUR 411    College Media Production II    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 410 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in one of the following: JOUR 300, 335, 404 or PHOTO 302.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course builds on experience gained in Journalism 410. During this second-semester course, students focus on intermediate writing and production skills, using the school newspaper The Connection and its online companion www.thecrcconnection.com, as a practical laboratory. Students will work in at least two of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; or designing pages. Ethical and legal aspects of communication are also covered. (C-ID JOUR 131)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         15094 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109           
JOUR 410, JOUR 411, JOUR 412 and JOUR 413 are taught concurrently.


JOUR 412    College Media Production III    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 300 and 411 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course builds on the experience gained in Journalism 411. During this third-semester course, students focus on advanced intermediate writing and production skills, using the school newspaper The Connection and its online companion www.thecrcconnection.com, as a practical laboratory. Students will work in at least three of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; or designing pages. Ethical and legal aspects of communication are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         15096 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109           
JOUR 410, JOUR 411, JOUR 412 and JOUR 413 are taught concurrently.


JOUR 413    College Media Production IV    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 412 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course builds on the experience gained in Journalism 412. During this fourth-semester course, students focus on advanced writing and production skills, using the school newspaper The Connection and its online companion www.thecrcconnection.com, as a practical laboratory. Students will produce work in each of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing advanced and in-depth articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; and designing pages. Ethical and legal aspects of communication and media leadership/management are also covered and students should serve in leadership roles.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         15238 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109           
JOUR 410, JOUR 411, JOUR 412 and JOUR 413 are taught concurrently.


JOUR 420    College Media Production Lab I    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Corequisite: JOUR 404 and 410
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students improve their writing, editing, photography, design, and computer skills as an addition to their enrollment in College Media Production I (JOUR 410) and/or Editing and Production (JOUR 404).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Gulati              TBA TBA                 15098 
Textbook
JOUR 420, 421, 422, & 423 are taught concurrently. This course is a lab training experience designed for journalism students. Students interested in enrolling in this course MUST ATTEND the course information session on Wednesday, January 18 at 3:00 PM in LRC 109. The mandatory information session will cover course content, class organization and structures, expectations and procedures for lab hours, and student assessment. Lab work will be completed in LRC 109 and hours will be arranged with the instructor. Enrolling in 1 unit requires 54 hours of lab time. Enrolling in 0.5 units requires 27 hours of lab time.


JOUR 421    College Media Production Lab II    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 411
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students build on skills gained in Journalism 410 and 420. During this second-semester course, students will continue to improve their skills in at least two of the following areas: writing, editing, photography, design, and web production skills as an addition to their enrollment in College Media Production II (JOUR 411).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Gulati              TBA TBA                 15099 
Textbook
JOUR 420, 421, 422, & 423 are taught concurrently. This course is a lab training experience designed for journalism students. Students interested in enrolling in this course MUST ATTEND the course information session on Wednesday, January 18 at 3:00 PM in LRC 109. The mandatory information session will cover course content, class organization and structures, expectations and procedures for lab hours, and student assessment. Lab work will be completed in LRC 109 and hours will be arranged with the instructor. Enrolling in 1 unit requires 54 hours of lab time. Enrolling in 0.5 units requires 27 hours of lab time.


JOUR 422    College Media Production Lab III    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 421 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 412
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students build on skills gained in Journalism 411 and 421. During this third-semester course, students will continue to improve their skills in at least three of the following areas: writing, editing, photography, design, and web production skills as an addition to their enrollment in College Media Production III (JOUR 412).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Gulati              TBA TBA                 15100 
Textbook
JOUR 420, 421, 422, & 423 are taught concurrently. This course is a lab training experience designed for journalism students. Students interested in enrolling in this course MUST ATTEND the course information session on Wednesday, January 18 at 3:00 PM in LRC 109. The mandatory information session will cover course content, class organization and structures, expectations and procedures for lab hours, and student assessment. Lab work will be completed in LRC 109 and hours will be arranged with the instructor. Enrolling in 1 unit requires 54 hours of lab time. Enrolling in 0.5 units requires 27 hours of lab time.


JOUR 423    College Media Production Lab IV    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 422 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students build on skills gained in Journalism 412 and 422. During this fourth-semester course, students will continue to improve their skills in at least four of the following areas: writing, editing, photography, design, and web production skills as an addition to their enrollment in College Media Production IV (JOUR 413).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Gulati              TBA TBA                 15252 
Textbook
JOUR 420, 421, 422, & 423 are taught concurrently. This course is a lab training experience designed for journalism students. Students interested in enrolling in this course MUST ATTEND the course information session on Wednesday, January 18 at 3:00 PM in LRC 109. The mandatory information session will cover course content, class organization and structures, expectations and procedures for lab hours, and student assessment. Lab work will be completed in LRC 109 and hours will be arranged with the instructor. Enrolling in 1 unit requires 54 hours of lab time. Enrolling in 0.5 units requires 27 hours of lab time.


JOUR 498    Work Experience in Journalism    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 Journalism.
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          14975 
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                 14902 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          14904 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          15659 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