Fall 2014 Class Schedule (FLC)



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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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Millington         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15462 
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TBA       TBA             LAB J.Millington         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE        
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. The class syllabus can be found under Content / General.


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 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Ross               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15198 
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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

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Fowler             FLC MAIN FL1 204         15437 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Ross               FLC MAIN FL5 13          15559 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Hendricks          FLC MAIN FL5 111         18946 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 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Cooper             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15500 
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 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Cooper             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15502 
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 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: January 6, 2015