Fall 2012 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 topics such as 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. Students with limited computer knowledge should take this course in-class, not on-line.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Davis              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15350 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Davis              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE        
This is an online course. Students must have the appropriate software, Internet access, and a valid email address. Class information (syllabus, assignment sheet and instructor contact information) can be found at www.flc.losrios.edu/~davis .


CISC 306    Introduction to Web Page Creation    1 Unit

Prerequisite: CISC 300, 305, 308, or 310 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 20-Dec 14
Microsoft Expression
Th        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Davis              FLC MAIN FL5 109         15354 
Textbook
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: The course focuses on the most common hardware components used in personal computers, file management, and the Internet. Topics include the basic components of a computer system, file management principles, and Internet fundamentals. This course meets requirements for several FLC Business certificates and degrees that were amended in 2010. This course does prepare students to take the MIS 1A challenge test at CSU Sacramento

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
W         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC C.Fowler             FLC MAIN FL5 109         15664 
Textbook
W         07:45PM-09:50PM LAB C.Fowler             FLC MAIN FL5 109           


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 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Ross               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15361 
Textbook
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         15636 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Ross               FLC MAIN FL1 206         15779 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 25-Oct 19
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Cooper             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15705 
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 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 20-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Cooper             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15707 
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

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: December 4, 2012