Fall 2010 Class Schedule (SCC)



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CISC 90    Computer Skills for New Users    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the beginning computer student, through hands-on operation, to the features of the microcomputer. The student will learn how to purchase a computer system, how the computer works and what computers can do, including a brief overview of Windows operations, word processing, spreadsheets, the use of the Internet, and e-mail. This course does not fulfill the prerequisite requirement for any Computer Information Science course in applications, programming, web page, or networking. This course is non-degree, non-certificate applicable. This course is designated as a Pass/No Pass course only. This course will prepare the student for beginning computer courses.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
Sa        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220         29430 
Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-01:10PM LAB P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220           
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


CISC 110    Using ePortfolios    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course covers ePortfolios which is the electronic equivalent of portfolio applications. It is designed to demonstrate how students can assemble digital content files of any types and structured data forms to build multiple, tailored views of these items, and share each of the views with appropriate third parties over the Internet. Students will learn how to include work samples, grades and essays, biographical information, in-progress course work, digital media, special versions of different resumes for different jobs, reference letters, transcripts, writing samples, and other work products.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
Th        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC C.Ing                SCC MAIN BUS 221         26938 
Textbook
On-Campus


CISC 300    Computer Familiarization    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Completion of BUSTEC 300.1 or BUSTEC 100.1 with a grade of "C" or better or touch typing at 28 wpm.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course acquaints students with how computers are used in the home and in business functions. The course will emphasize microcomputers, how they work, how they can be used, and the terminology of the computer world. Microcomputer applications using the Windows environment will be presented, and hands-on laboratory assignments will be given. This course does not serve as a prerequisite to computer science programming courses, but does serve as a prerequisite/advisory for Computer Information Science application courses. The course is specially designed for students wishing a very general, non-technical, introductory course in computers.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221         25534 
Textbook
TTh       11:20AM-12:20PM LAB M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

MW        12:00PM-01:05PM LEC W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 221         25538 Textbook
MW        01:10PM-02:15PM LAB W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

TTh       04:30PM-05:20PM LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221         27620 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:20PM LAB M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TTh       10:30AM-11:35AM LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221         25546 Textbook
TTh       11:40AM-12:45PM LAB M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC L.Bair               SCC MAIN BUS 221         25550 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LAB L.Bair               SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 219         31746 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-02:50PM LAB M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 219           
NEW SECTION - 31746 - as of 8/25/10
On-Campus

TTh       04:30PM-05:35PM LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 151         25554 Textbook
TTh       05:40PM-06:45PM LAB M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 151           
On-Campus

Sa        09:00AM-11:05AM LEC P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220         29432 Textbook
Sa        11:15AM-01:20PM LAB P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220           
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
F         09:00AM-10:05AM LEC L.Bair               SCC MAIN BUS 221         25542 Textbook
F         10:10AM-11:15AM LAB L.Bair               SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus


CISC 305    Introduction to the Internet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 300 or CISC 310 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course explains how the Internet works, how to connect, and how to use Internet services. Laws that guide the use of the Internet will be covered. Other topics include Internet protocols, e-mail, news groups, discussion lists, connecting to a remote server, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), World Wide Web, and emerging technologies.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
W         01:00PM-02:05PM LEC S.Feder              SCC MAIN BUS 219         26944 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Feder               TBA TBA                 26944 Textbook
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Feder              SCC MAIN Online          28280 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Feder              SCC MAIN Online          26202 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.


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 acquaints the student with the fundamentals of microcomputer hardware, software and computer networking, focusing on widely used hardware and operating system, IBM personal computers and the Windows operating system. The fundamentals of the Internet and Internet tools are introduced. This course meets the requirement for MIS 1 at CSUS. This course does not meet the requirements for SCC CIS certificates and degrees.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TTh       05:30PM-06:35PM LEC A.Grueneberger       West Sac WSC 220         30614 
Textbook
TTh       06:45PM-07:50PM LAB A.Grueneberger       West Sac WSC 220           
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


CISC 310    Introduction to Computer Information Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the computer field covering the function and purpose of computer hardware and software, computer programming concepts, productivity software, employment opportunities, and the social impact of the computer.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Deus               SCC MAIN BUS 107         26060 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Bair               SCC MAIN BUS 151         26064 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Deus               SCC MAIN BUS 107         26062 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC T.Wei                SCC MAIN BUS 204         26450 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Wei                SCC MAIN BUS 205         29380 Textbook
On-Campus

T         07:00PM-08:20PM LEC M.Dixon              SCC MAIN BUS 103         26066 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Dixon               TBA TBA                 26066 Textbook
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion.


CISC 320    Operating Systems    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 300 or CISC 310 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the students to the microcomputer operating system. The student will become familiar with basic features, file and program management, disk management commands, and menus. This course may be taken three times for credit for different operating systems.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TTh       01:00PM-02:05PM LEC R.Deus               SCC MAIN BUS 219         25638 
Textbook
TTh       02:10PM-03:15PM LAB R.Deus               SCC MAIN BUS 219           
Windows 7 Ultimate
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Hadsell            SCC MAIN Online          26034 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hadsell            SCC MAIN Online            
Windows XP
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Zannakis           SCC MAIN Online          26946 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Zannakis           SCC MAIN Online            
Windows 7 Ultimate
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TTh       01:00PM-02:05PM LEC L.Bair               SCC MAIN BUS 219         25642 Textbook
TTh       02:10PM-03:15PM LAB L.Bair               SCC MAIN BUS 219           
Windows 7 Ultimate
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Zannakis           SCC MAIN Online          27222 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Zannakis           SCC MAIN Online            
Windows 7 Ultimate
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.


CISC 323    Linux Operating System    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 300 with a grade of "C" or better and ability to touch type.
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, shells, GUIs, procedures for installing software, creation of user accounts, shell commands, scripts, and file security.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online          27624 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.


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 advanced shell scripting. C Shell, K Shell, BASH, and other varieties will be compared. It also includes decision-making logic, looping, nesting, and other scripting tools will be used.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online          27628 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.


CISC 355    Introduction to Data Communications    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: Completion of CISC 300 or 310 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course will introduce business data communications. Students will learn about media, telecommunications, protocols, interfaces, and packet switching. Independent assignments will include research using the Internet for locating, viewing, printing, and downloading information.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Moore              SCC MAIN Online          26204 
Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2011