Fall 2015 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 22-Oct 14
MW        09:00AM-10:05AM LEC K.Parks              SCC MAIN BUS 221         19780 
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MW        10:15AM-11:20AM LAB K.Parks              SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:35PM LEC P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220         19138 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 15-Dec 11
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC K.Parks              SCC MAIN BUS 205         19140 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LAB K.Parks              SCC MAIN BUS 205           
On-Campus


CISC 305    Introduction to the Internet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: CISA 305, CISC 300, CISC 310, or CISC 320 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 22-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Bair               SCC MAIN Online          17334 
Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Pettler            SCC MAIN Online          17737 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC T.Wei                SCC MAIN Online          18296 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Bair               Off Campus Online        20313 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.
NEW SECTION - 20313 - as of 6/25/15
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN Online          18150 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Little             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.


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 examines information systems and their role in business, with focus on productivity softwares, networking, e-commerce, ethics, security, and system infrastructure. Students will apply these concepts and related methods through hands-on projects to develop computer-based solutions to business problems. This course also covers the function and purpose of computer hardware and software, computer programming concepts, employment opportunities, and the social impact of the computer. (C-ID BUS 140; C-ID ITIS 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Moore              SCC MAIN BUS 219         16796 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Moore              SCC MAIN Online          16796 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. The online portion will take place from October 12-30.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Bryant             SCC MAIN BUS 205         16795 Textbook
On-Campus

T         04:30PM-05:50PM LEC T.Moore              SCC MAIN BUS 221         16911 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Moore              SCC MAIN Online          16911 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. The online portion will take place from October 12-30.

Th        05:00PM-08:05PM LEC P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN BUS 103         17857 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC M.Dixon              Davis Cntr Davis 202     18352 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN Online          16797 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.


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 22-Oct 14
Operating Systems: Windows 7
TTh       01:00PM-02:05PM LEC A.Grueneberger       SCC MAIN BUS 221         16707 
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TTh       02:15PM-03:20PM LAB A.Grueneberger       SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

Operating Systems: Windows 7
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Moore              SCC MAIN Online          16787 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Moore              SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
Operating Systems: Windows 7
MW        09:00AM-10:05AM LEC W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 204         16709 Textbook
MW        10:15AM-11:20AM LAB W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 204           
On-Campus

Operating Systems: Windows 7
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Moore              SCC MAIN Online          17089 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Moore              SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Cheung             SCC MAIN Online          20624 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Cheung             SCC MAIN Online            
NEW SECTION - 20624 - as of 9/9/15
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.


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 22-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online          17190 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.


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 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online          17192 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. 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 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Dixon              SCC MAIN Online          17856 
Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.


CISC 360    Microcomputer Support and Maintenance    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 320 and CISC 351 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to technical support and maintenance of microcomputers. It includes lecture and hands-on application of help desk concepts and responsibilities, hardware and software troubleshooting in a networked environment, system documentation, and technical communication skills. Seventy-two hours of internship are required as part of the laboratory component of the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC L.Bair               West Sac WSC 220         19785 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Bair               Off Campus Online        19785 Textbook
F         11:15AM-01:20PM LAB L.Bair               West Sac WSC 323           
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Bair                TBA TBA                   
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.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


CISC 495    Independent Studies in Computer Information Science - Core    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an independent studies course. The topics are to be arranged between the instructor and the student. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Little              TBA TBA                 20552 
Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units - 54 hours LEC
On-Campus

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 1, 2015