Spring 2011 Class Schedule (FLC)



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BUSTEC 101    Computer Keyboarding: 10-Key    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
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 Internet capabilities and an e-mail account.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Robinette          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22012 
Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students may complete the course at home or on campus. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active email address. Students must review the BUSTEC Orientation and course requirements at www.flc.losrios.edu/~bustec/ and email the instructor the first week of the term. 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
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        Off Campus Online        23600 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, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22014 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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      23604 
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, Jan 15-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Hicks              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      23606 
Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active imail 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. This class has a mandatory on campus final. Please see syllabus for schedule.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Hicks              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      23610 Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active imail 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. This class has a mandatory on campus final. Please see syllabus for schedule.


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, Jan 15-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      23614 
Textbook
T         01:00PM-02:40PM LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FL5 109         23614 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. The class will meet on campus once a week during the times listed above.
W         01:00PM-02:40PM LEC E.Swithenbank        Off Campus RCC 7         23622 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        Off Campus RCC ONLINE    23622 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. The class will meet on campus once a week during the times listed above.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
W         01:00PM-02:40PM LEC E.Swithenbank        Off Campus RCC 7         23276 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      23276 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. The class will meet on campus once a week during the times listed above.
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Robinette          El Dorado EDC ONLINE     22018 Textbook
This is a traditional course modified to be online. Students may complete the course at home or on campus. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet, and have an active email address. Students must review the BUSTEC Orientation and course requirements at www.flc.losrios.edu/~bustec/ and email the instructor the first week of the term. 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.


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, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      23768 
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, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Swithenbank        FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22024 
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

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2011