Fall 2012 Class Schedule (FLC)



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BUSTEC 102    Computer Keyboarding 10-Key    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the numeric keypad and develops the ability to key information into a computer with speed and accuracy. Simulated employment tests based on industry standards are included. Students are required to have access to a computer with a 10-key key pad, Internet capabilities, and an e-mail account.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      19202 
Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active email address. Prior to enrollment, students may review orientation information and course requirements at www.flc.losrios.edu/~swithen. Once enrolled, students may begin their coursework by logging in to the course website at D2L.losrios.edu, which will be accessible approximately 5 days prior to the start of the semester. For additional information, students can email the instructor at swithee@flc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Robinette          El Dorado EDC ONLINE     19204 Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active email address. Prior to enrollment, students may review orientation information and course requirements at www.flc.losrios.edu/~robinett/. Once enrolled, students may begin their coursework by logging in to the course website at D2L.losrios.edu, which will be accessible approximately 5 days prior to the start of the semester. For additional information, students can email the instructor at

robinek@flc.losrios.edu

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      19203 Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active email address. Prior to enrollment, students may review orientation information and course requirements at www.flc.losrios.edu/~swithen. Once enrolled, students may begin their coursework by logging in to the course website at D2L.losrios.edu, which will be accessible approximately 5 days prior to the start of the semester. For additional information, students can email the instructor at swithee@flc.losrios.edu


BUSTEC 110    Business Procedures for Professional Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 100, BUSTEC 302, BUSTEC 303, CISA 308, CISA 310, CISA 320, or ENGWR 101
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares students to perform various information processing procedures and problem solving tasks required to support both todayâ¿¿s office systems and those of the future. Students learn critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, supervision skills, office procedures, and information processing technologies to manage their work, as well as necessary attributes of an office professional. These skills will provide the background for advancement to supervision and management positions. Primary emphasis is on processing documents using introductory skills in word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, and e-mail. Also included are managing information storage and retrieval, and coordinating office communications, to improve the efficiency of office functions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16007 
Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active email address. Prior to enrollment, students may review orientation information and course requirements at www.flc.losrios.edu/~swithen. Once enrolled, students may begin their coursework by logging in to the course website at D2L.losrios.edu, which will be accessible approximately 5 days prior to the start of the semester. For additional information, students can email the instructor at swithee@flc.losrios.edu


BUSTEC 120    Skills for Today's Office    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 302; or keyboarding speed verification at 25 wam or better.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to build upon word processing and spreadsheet training in the computer science/business area, and complete the training necessary to perform effectively and become a skilled employee in the modern, computerized office. The course includes preparing and processing information: word processing and spreadsheet documents; communicating via fax, e-mail, voicemail, Internet, and telephone; and using copiers and other office equipment. Students will simulate office situations. This course emphasizes activities and techniques that enhance competencies needed in today's office. Students will need some type of removable memory media, for example a flash memory stick (USB flash drive).

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Hicks              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15872 
Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active email address. Prior to enrollment, students may review orientation information and course requirements at www.flc.losrios.edu/~bustec. Once enrolled, students may begin their coursework by logging in to the course website at D2L.losrios.edu, which will be accessible approximately 5 days prior to the start of the semester. For additional information, students can email the instructor at

hicksc@flc.losrios.edu

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Hicks              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15979 Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active email address. Prior to enrollment, students may review orientation information and course requirements at www.flc.losrios.edu/~bustec. Once enrolled, students may begin their coursework by logging in to the course website at D2L.losrios.edu, which will be accessible approximately 5 days prior to the start of the semester. For additional information, students can email the instructor at

hicksc@flc.losrios.edu


BUSTEC 121    Next Skills: Skills for Today's Workforce    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to provide training needed for today's workforce. This course teaches skills that employers from across the nation have identified as the key skills workers must master for businesses to increase their competitiveness. These eight categories include: navigating technology at work; time management; organization skills; effective listening; valuing diversity; interpersonal communications; value-added service; and using creativity and innovation. This course utilizes activities including role playing and critical thinking to teach these valuable skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Garbett            FLC MAIN FL5 11          20134 
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BUSTEC 302    Computer-Keyboarding    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This intensive introductory computer-keyboard course emphasizes operating alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys by touch. It includes computer-keyboarding techniques, speed-and-accuracy development, proofreading proficiency, essential computer-keyboarding information. Students will need access to a computer and Internet, an e-mail account, and some type of computer media to store data files, for example a flash memory drive (USB memory stick).

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
M         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FL5 109         15607 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15607 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus once a week during the day and time listed above.

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15609 Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active email address. Prior to enrollment, students may review orientation information and course requirements at www.flc.losrios.edu/~swithen. Once enrolled, students may begin their coursework by logging in to the course website at D2L.losrios.edu, which will be accessible approximately 5 days prior to the start of the semester. For additional information, students can email the instructor at swithee@flc.losrios.edu

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FL5 9           20231 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15980 Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active email address. Prior to enrollment, students may review orientation information and course requirements at www.flc.losrios.edu/~swithen. Once enrolled, students may begin their coursework by logging in to the course website at D2L.losrios.edu, which will be accessible approximately 5 days prior to the start of the semester. For additional information, students can email the instructor at swithee@flc.losrios.edu


BUSTEC 303    Computer-Keyboard Formatting    2 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This intensive computer-keyboard formatting course emphasizes application of the following formatting concepts: horizontal and vertical centering, business letter styles, memorandums, tables, and reports. The course includes developing proofreading proficiency, reinforcing communication skills, developing speed and accuracy, and using the features of a current office-level word processing program. Students need access to a computer and the Internet, an e-mail account, and some type of computer media to store data files, for example a flash memory stick (USB memory drive).

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15608 
Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active email address. Prior to enrollment, students may review orientation information and course requirements at www.flc.losrios.edu/~swithen. Once enrolled, students may begin their coursework by logging in to the course website at D2L.losrios.edu, which will be accessible approximately 5 days prior to the start of the semester. For additional information, students can email the instructor at swithee@flc.losrios.edu


BUSTEC 304    Computer-Keyboard Speed-and-Accuracy Building    2 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course builds upon current computer-keyboard skills and stresses speed and accuracy keyboarding techniques. It includes skills assessment and individually prescribed improvement plans. The student will be reading and interpreting written and oral instructions. Students must have access to a computer with Internet access and email. Students who feel that they have skills equivalent to the prerequisite are encouraged to apply for credit by examination for BUSTEC 302. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FL5 9           20307 
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Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: December 4, 2012