Spring 2017 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 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         14992 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN L 111           14994 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC T.Poeppelman         CRC MAIN Online          14842 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.


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 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Lane               CRC MAIN L 111           14428 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Lane               CRC MAIN L 111           19399 Textbook


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 14-May 17
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN CAC 138         15495 
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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 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Samano             CRC MAIN LRC 108         14295 
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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 14-May 17
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN L 102           15102 
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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 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC W.Johnson            CRC MAIN L 102           14679 
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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 14-May 17
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC P.McGee              CRC MAIN M 204           15134 
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MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB P.McGee              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 14-May 17
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108         14916 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113             


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 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 102           14298 
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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 14-May 17
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           15136 
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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 14-May 17
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           15137 
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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 14-May 17
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 113           15639 
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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 14-May 17
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108         20107 
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TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB G.Vautin             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 362    Digital Non-Linear Video Editing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will provide an overview of the theory and practice of nonlinear editing for video and film utilizing nonlinear digital editing work stations. Student will examine the technical and aesthetic requirements of editing through the use of professional film and video dailies. Projects will explore computer graphics, computer animation, audio/visual applications and digital video.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        03:30PM-04:20PM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108         20111 
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MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB L.Wagner             CRC MAIN LRC 108           


RTVF 368    Scriptwriting for Film, Video & Multimedia    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2017)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students will learn the mechanics of scriptwriting and formating used for film and television as well as the writer's role in pre-production and production. Additionally, students are introduced to non-linear writing for new interactive multimedia technologies.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
Th        05:00PM-08:05PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN M 204           19402 
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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: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Kolleda            CRC MAIN Online          15581 
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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 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC C.Babka              CRC MAIN L 113           15377 
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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 14-May 17
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC T.Finnegan           CRC MAIN LRC 108         14955 
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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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14756 
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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                 14192 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                 14193 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          14191 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          14779 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