Fall 2013 Class Schedule (SCC)



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CISC 300    Computer Familiarization    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1 or BUSTEC 100.1 with a grade of "C" or better or touch typing at 28 wpm.
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 emphasizes microcomputers, how they work, how they can be used, and the terminology of the computer world. Microcomputer applications using the Windows environment are presented with hands-on laboratory assignments. 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 wanting a very general, non-technical, introductory course in computers.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
MW        08:00AM-09:05AM LEC W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 219         18027 
Textbook
MW        09:15AM-10:20AM LAB W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 219           
On-Campus

TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC K.Parks              SCC MAIN BUS 221         16654 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LAB K.Parks              SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:35PM LEC P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220         17826 Textbook
MW        06:45PM-07:50PM LAB P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220           
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
MW        05:00PM-06:05PM LEC T.Moore              SCC MAIN BUS 204         18079 Textbook
MW        06:15PM-07:20PM LAB T.Moore              SCC MAIN BUS 204           
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-02:05PM LEC W.Theiss             SCC MAIN BUS 221         16658 Textbook
MW        02:15PM-03:20PM LAB W.Theiss             SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

TTh       10:30AM-11:35AM LEC C.Chapek             SCC MAIN BUS 221         18030 Textbook
TTh       11:45AM-12:50PM LAB C.Chapek             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 to the Internet, 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 (WWW), and emerging technologies.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
W         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC J.Pettler            SCC MAIN BUS 219         17041 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Pettler            SCC MAIN Online          17041 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.

Th        10:00AM-11:50AM LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 219         17423 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN Online          17423 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
T         10:00AM-11:50AM LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 151         17973 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN Online          17973 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.

T         12:30PM-02:20PM LEC J.Pettler            SCC MAIN BUS 205         20183 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Feder              SCC MAIN Online          20183 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20183 - as of 8/6/2013
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 306    Introduction to Web Page Creation    1 Unit

Prerequisite: CISC 300 or 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: 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 Extensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML), is used to format Web pages. Students may also use a Web authoring tool to create Web pages.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
W         01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 219         19000 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Little             SCC MAIN Online            
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 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 science 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 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Bair               SCC MAIN BUS 151         16800 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC K.Parks              SCC MAIN BUS 205         16799 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC K.Parks              SCC MAIN BUS 204         16924 Textbook
On-Campus

Th        05:00PM-07:05PM LEC G.Poon               SCC MAIN BUS 204         17625 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Poon               SCC MAIN Online          17625 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.

TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC M.Dixon              SCC MAIN BUS 103         18143 Textbook
On-Campus

T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC M.Dixon              SCC MAIN BUS 103         16802 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Dixon              SCC MAIN Online          16802 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 microcomputer operating system. Topics include basic features, file and program management, disk management commands, and menus.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
Operating Systems: Windows 7
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC C.Chapek             SCC MAIN BUS 221         16683 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LAB C.Chapek             SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

Operating Systems: Windows 7
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Zannakis           SCC MAIN Online          16790 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Zannakis           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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
Operating Systems: Windows 7
TTh       02:00PM-03:05PM LEC T.Moore              SCC MAIN BUS 221         16685 Textbook
TTh       03:15PM-04:20PM LAB T.Moore              SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

Operating Systems: Windows 7
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Zannakis           SCC MAIN Online          17136 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Zannakis           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 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 the kernel, file structures, daemons, Graphical User Interfaces (GUI), open source, file security, and permissions. Procedures for installing software, basic system administration and utilities, the Bourne Again Shell (BASH), command line interface utilities, and introduction to scripting topics are also covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online          17252 
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. Topics include boot loaders, Linux devices, and Command Line Interface (CLI) system management utilities. It covers advanced Bourne Again Shell (BASH) shell scripting, including looping and decision making logic structures. Alternates to the BASH shell and regular expressions and text stream editors are introduced.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online          17254 
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: CISC 300 or CISC 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces business data communications. It covers media, telecommunications, protocols, interfaces, and packet switching. The Internet will be used for locating, viewing, printing, and downloading information.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Moore              SCC MAIN Online          18142 
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 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: January 15, 2014