Spring 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, Jan 15-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Shirley            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22204 
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, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Shirley            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22812 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: Other Term, Jan 15-Mar 05
Sa        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC C.Hicks              El Dorado EDC C202       23198 Textbook
Sa        10:15AM-12:20PM LAB C.Hicks              El Dorado EDC C202         


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, Mar 15-May 12
Microsoft Expression
F         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Davis              FLC MAIN FL5 109         23278 
Textbook
F         07:40PM-09:45PM 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, Jan 15-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Shirley            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22208 
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, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Shirley            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22212 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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fletter            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22216 
Textbook
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. For more information, please contact the instructor at FletteD@flc.losrios.edu

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Fletter            FLC MAIN FL5 13          22946 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, Jan 15-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Cooper             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22920 
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, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Cooper             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      22924 
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 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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21874 
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 four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 19, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, January 20, 2011 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; Saturday, January 22, 2011 from 10:00AM - 12Noon in FL1 207, and Tuesday, January 25, 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      23440 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 four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 19, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, January 20, 2011 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; Saturday, January 22, 2011 from 10:00AM - 12Noon in FL1 207, and Tuesday, January 25, 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.

Th        05:30PM-06:20PM LAB C.Knipp              Off Campus RCC 11        21878 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       21882 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2011