Fall 2011 Class Schedule (FLC)



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CISC 300    Computer Familiarization    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
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, and the Internet will be emphasized. Students will be reading and interpreting written and oral instructions of a technical nature.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Shirley            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21250 
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TBA       TBA             LAB J.Shirley            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE        
This is an online course. Students must have the appropriate software, Internet access, and a valid email address. Find your instructor's link at www.flc.losrios.edu/~csonline and then contact instructor one week before class starts, but no later than the first day of class, or the instructor may drop you as a no-show to add students from wait lists.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Shirley            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21254 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Shirley            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE        
This is an online course. Students must have the appropriate software, Internet access, and a valid email address. Find your instructor's link at www.flc.losrios.edu/~csonline and then contact instructor one week before class starts, but no later than the first day of class, or the instructor may drop you as a no-show to add students from wait lists.


CISC 306    Introduction to Web Page Creation    1 Unit

Prerequisite: CISC 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the production of web pages, including formatting, layout, construction, and presentation. A current markup language such as XHTML, is used to format web pages. Students may also use a web authoring tool to create Web pages.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
Microsoft Expression
Th        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Davis              FLC MAIN FL5 109         21262 
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Th        07:45PM-09:50PM LAB M.Davis              FLC MAIN FL5 109           


CISC 308    Exploring Computer Environments and the Internet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course acquaints the student with the fundamentals of microcomputer hardware, software and computer networking.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Shirley            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21938 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Shirley            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE        
This is an online course. Students must have the appropriate software, Internet access, and a valid email address. Find your instructor's link at www.flc.losrios.edu/~csonline and then contact instructor one week before class starts, but no later than the first day of class, or the instructor may drop you as a no-show to add students from wait lists.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Shirley            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21272 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Shirley            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE        
This is an online course. Students must have the appropriate software, Internet access, and a valid email address. Find your instructor's link at www.flc.losrios.edu/~csonline and then contact instructor one week before class starts, but no later than the first day of class, or the instructor may drop you as a no-show to add students from wait lists.


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 is an introduction to the computer field covering the function and concepts of hardware, computer programming, application and operating software, data communications, the Internet, databases, employment opportunities, and the social impact of the computer. Students will be reading and interpreting written and oral instruction of a technical nature.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Ross               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21276 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~ross

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Ross               FLC MAIN FL2 212         21878 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Ross               FLC MAIN FL1 206         22188 Textbook


CISC 323    Linux Operating System    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 or 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the Linux operating system for microcomputers. Concepts include kernels, file structures, daemons, and shells. The course will also include procedures for installing software, creation of user accounts, shell commands, scripts, and file security.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Cooper             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22026 
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TBA       TBA             LAB D.Cooper             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE        
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~cooper


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 ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of CISC 323. It covers intermediate shell scripting to include decision-making logic, looping, nesting, and other scripting tools. Students will write simple Perl scripts, C and C++ programs, and will develop an interactive web page using the Common Gateway Interface.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Cooper             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22030 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Cooper             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE        
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~cooper


CISC 325    Adv. Linux Operating System    1 Unit

Prerequisite: CISC 323 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: CISC 324
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is an extension of concepts learned in Intermediate Linux Operating System course. Concepts include system installation, administration, and security. The course will also cover network administration, package managers, and X-Windows.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
F         05:30PM-07:55PM LEC D.Cooper             FLC MAIN FL1 104         22034 
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F         08:00PM-10:25PM LAB D.Cooper             FLC MAIN FL1 104           
For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~cooper


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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity or job related to career goals.
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 a 16 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 four times for credit, when there is new or expanded learning on the job, for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21048 
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This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 23, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 25, 2011, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; and Monday, August 29, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22632 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 23, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 25, 2011, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; and Monday, August 29, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

T         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC 11        21050 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA per week.

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       20984 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA per week.

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: November 30, 2011