Spring 2011 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, Jan 15-Mar 14
Su        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220         27510 
Textbook
Su        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220           
Office 2007
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, Mar 15-May 12
Th        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC C.Ing                SCC MAIN BUS 221         28294 
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, Jan 15-Mar 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221         25352 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LAB M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

MW        09:00AM-10:05AM LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221         25356 Textbook
MW        10:15AM-11:20AM LAB M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 221         26880 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-04:50PM LAB W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

TTh       11:00AM-12:05PM LEC W.Bican              West Sac WSC 220         27514 Textbook
TTh       12:15PM-01:20PM LAB W.Bican              West Sac WSC 220           
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221         25364 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LAB M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:35PM LEC W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 221         25368 Textbook
MW        06:45PM-07:50PM LAB W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

Su        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220         29368 Textbook
Su        03:15PM-05:20PM LAB P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220           
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         09:00AM-09:50AM LEC W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 221         25360 Textbook
F         10:00AM-11:05AM LAB W.Bican              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, Jan 15-Mar 14
W         12:00PM-01:05PM LEC S.Feder              SCC MAIN BUS 219         26374 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Feder               TBA TBA                 26374 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          27334 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Feder              SCC MAIN Online          25852 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation


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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Bair               SCC MAIN BUS 204         25720 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Deus               SCC MAIN BUS 107         25716 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Douglass           SCC MAIN BUS 204         25722 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Deus               SCC MAIN BUS 107         25718 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC T.Wei                SCC MAIN BUS 103         26044 Textbook
On-Campus

Th        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Wei                SCC MAIN BUS 103         25724 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Wei                 TBA TBA                 25724 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, Jan 15-Mar 14
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC C.Chapek             SCC MAIN BUS 221         25412 
Textbook
Th        07:30PM-08:20PM LAB C.Chapek             SCC MAIN BUS 221           
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Chapek              TBA TBA                   
Windows 7
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.

MW        05:30PM-06:35PM LEC L.Bair               West Sac WSC 220         29984 Textbook
MW        06:45PM-07:50PM LAB L.Bair               West Sac WSC 220           
Windows XP
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Zannakis           SCC MAIN Online          25690 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Zannakis           SCC MAIN Online            
Windows 7
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Hadsell            SCC MAIN Online          26376 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hadsell            SCC MAIN Online            
Windows 7
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC L.Reeves             SCC MAIN BUS 221         28198 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:20AM LAB L.Reeves             SCC MAIN BUS 221           
Windows 7
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Zannakis           SCC MAIN Online          26594 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Zannakis           SCC MAIN Online            
Windows 7
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_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, Jan 15-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online          26884 
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/spring_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, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online          26888 
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/spring_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: May 12, 2011