Spring 2018 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 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN L 111           15049 
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TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN Online          14916 Textbook
Online class There will be an online orientation for the course administered through Canvas, an online course software. The class will be activated by Saturday, January 13th. Login to https://canvas.losrios.edu and complete the course orientation by Wednesday, January 17th to stay enrolled. For additional information, email Professor Gulati at Gulatir@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) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, (5) Flash Media player (latest version)


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 13-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Babka              CRC MAIN L 111           14530 
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Th        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC M.Crowder            CRC MAIN L 111           15589 Textbook


RTVF 306    Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Cinematic Arts     3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the close analysis of film and television texts to students. It examines the broad questions of form and content, aesthetics and meaning, and history and culture. Students explore the diverse possibilities presented by the cinematic art form through an examination 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 13-May 16
Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN LRC 108         15471 
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RTVF 312    Beginning Radio Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in theory and application of audio production techniques for radio. Students will gain a basic understanding of audio equipment in both live and pre-recorded broadcasting. This includes recording equipment, mixers, digital audio production, radio program formats, broadcast writing and announcing skills. This course should be taken prior to Radio Workshop, RTVF 316.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Samano             CRC MAIN LRC 108         14400 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB S.Samano             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 13-May 16
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 102           15151 
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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 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC W.Johnson            CRC MAIN L 102           14758 
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TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB W.Johnson            CRC MAIN L 102             


RTVF 319    Beginning Audio Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course serves as an introduction to the theory and practice of audio production for radio, television, film and digital recording applications. Students will learn the fundamentals of sound design and aesthetics, microphone use, and digital recording equipment. Students gain hands on experience recording, editing, mixing and mastering audio. Upon completion, students will have basic knowledge of applied audio concepts, production workflow, equipment functions, and audio editing software.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC J.Hull               CRC MAIN M 204           15178 
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MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB J.Hull               CRC MAIN M 204             


RTVF 330    Beginning Single Camera Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an introduction to the theory, terminology, and operation of single camera video production, including composition and editing techniques, camera operation, portable lighting, video recorder operation, audio control and basic editing. This course focuses on the aesthetics and fundamentals of scripting, producing, directing on location, post production, and exhibition/distribution. (C-ID FTVE 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108         14980 
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TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113             


RTVF 331    Beginning Television Studio Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces theory, terminology and operation of a multi-camera television studio and control room. Topics include studio signal flow, directing, theory and operation of camera and audio equipment, switcher operation, fundamentals of lighting, graphics, video control and video recording and real-time video production.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 102           14403 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113             


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 13-May 16
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           15180 
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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 13-May 16
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           15181 
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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 13-May 16
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           15549 
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RTVF 340, RTVF 341 and RTVF 342 are taught concurrently.


RTVF 360    Introduction to Motion Graphics: Adobe After Effects    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory motion graphics course for students interested in digital video, multimedia, 3-D computer animation, and emerging broadcast technologies. Students will gain hands-on experience with picture and video manipulation, 3-D composing, paint and draw applications for film, broadcast, multimedia and the Internet.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         15707 
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TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


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 13-May 16
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108         19535 
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MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 371    Hollywood TV and Film Studios: A Behind the Scenes Experience    1 Unit

Prerequisite: RTVF 330 or 331 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview and introduction to video and film production techniques utilized by professionals in and around Hollywood, CA. Students will learn about the operation of motion picture and television studios from behind the scenes. A variety of topics including preproduction, production and post-production techniques, set design and lighting, and the history of Hollywood-style production will be included. Guest speakers will provide a professional perspective on entry-level job skills and analysis of current workforce development.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 07-Apr 09
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Wagner              TBA TBA                 19537 
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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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Mederos            CRC MAIN Online          15522 
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Online class.


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 UC/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 13-May 16
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC S.Gilbert            CRC MAIN L 113           15393 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB S.Gilbert             TBA TBA                   


RTVF 380    Broadcast Journalism    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: JOUR 300, RTVF 362, 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 13-May 16
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 15013 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB TBA                  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 13-May 16
W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14779 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14779 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          14835 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          14297 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          14298 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          14296 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          14858 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 16, 2017