Summer 2011 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: Six Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          12250 
Textbook
Online class.
Mandatory Online Orientation. For additional information and textbook information, please go to Professor Chapman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/chapmag Mandatory attendance for on campus final.
Final: Friday, July 15, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., BS-145B
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          12602 Textbook
Online class.
For additional online course information visit Professor Duffy's Web site at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/faculty/duffym
Required attendance for on campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Monday, June 6, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., BS-145A
Final: Thursday, July 14, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-145A
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
MS Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          14529 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Palm's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/palms
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Friday, July 29, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 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, IBM PCs and the Windows operating system. The fundamentals of the Internet and Internet tools are introduced. This course meets the California State University, Sacramento, requirement for MIS1a.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
Microsoft Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Benskin            CRC MAIN Online          12734 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation.
Students must take the online orientation http://web.crc.losrios.edu/sonny/OnlineOrientation.html and login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu to get the class syllabus and information by the first week of class to remain in the class.
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Thursday, July 14, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., BS-153
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


CISC 310    Introduction to Computer Information Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 302
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to information technology covering the function and concepts of hardware, application and operating software, networks, databases, computer programming, and the social impact of the computer.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          12218 
Textbook
Online class. Online Orientation.
Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Thursday, July 14, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS-125
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 20-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          12372 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation.
Students must take the online orientation. Please go to Professor Osman's Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Osman_Mohammed.htm
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, July 30, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., CAC-132
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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. Students may receive one-unit of credit for each new version of an operating system offered or for a different operating system offered. Consult the class schedule for specific operating system offered. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 06-Jun 25
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          12528 
Textbook
Online class.
Short term, three week session. Online Orientation. Students must take the online orientation. Please go to Professor Osman's Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Osman_Mohammed.htm
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, June 25, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., BS-148
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. Students may receive one-unit of credit for each new version of an operating system offered or for a different operating system offered. Consult the class schedule for specific operating system offered. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 27-Jul 16
Red Hat Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Osman              CRC MAIN Online          12530 
Textbook
Online class.
Short term, three week session. Online Orientation
Students must take the online orientation. Please go to Professor Osman's Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Osman_Mohammed.htm
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, July 16, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., BS-148
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


CISC 355    Introduction to Data Communications    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: Students will learn to select and install a peer-to-peer network to meet their specific home network needs. Other topics this course will cover include how to administer and troubleshoot a home network; how to protect your network from viruses and worms; broadband versus DSL connections; wired versus wireless networks; how to connect computers for multiplayer gaming; sharing hardware and software; and how to increase productivity in a small office. This course will teach you the skills necessary to turn a multi-computer home into a fully connected network.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 06-Jun 23
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Huang              CRC MAIN Online          12678 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation
Students must take the online orientation at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/sonny/OnlineOrientation.html and login to the eLearning web site http://elearning.losrios.edu to get the class syllabus and information by the first week of class to remain in the class.
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Thursday, June 23, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., BS-145B
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/sonny/


CISC 356    Introduction to Local Area Networks    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: From hubs to servers, this course will introduce students to the exciting field of computer networking. Beginners will become comfortable with the concepts and vocabulary of computer networking and will gain hands-on experience in basic networking technology. Some topics include the Internet and its tools; the diversity of Network Operating Systems one can use in a Local Area Network; how to configure communication protocols, such as TCP/IP; the distinction between a Local Area Network and a Wide Area Network; and the fundamentals of network architecture and design.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 27-Jul 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          12480 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation
Please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/courseintroduction.htm
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Thursday, July 14, 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., BS-125
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


CISC 498    Work Experience in Computer Information Science - Core    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include 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. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour 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. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      12328 
Textbook
Online class. Required attendance for on campus Orientation: Friday, June 10, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
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

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      12574 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance for on campus Orientation: Saturday, June 11, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
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

Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: August 2, 2011