Spring 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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RAILR 100    History of Railroading    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the history and traditions of railroading and the industry's role in North American Economic Development. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to list and explain the significance of major events in North American Railroading. There is an alternate learning site for this class at the California State Railroad Museum. Admission may be charged to enter the California State Railroad Museum. If this causes a financial hardship, please contact your instructor.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Armstrong          Off Campus McClellan     25114 
Textbook
Off-Campus - California Aerospace Academy at McClellan Technology Park. Building #1042 at the corner of Price and Redwood. From Watt Ave, north of I-80, turn Left on James, turn right on Price, to corner of Price and Redwood. The entrance to Building 1042 is on North side.


RAILR 102    Railroad Technical Careers    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course includes information about technical careers in railroading, thereby, enabling student to choose suitable career paths. This course includes alternate learning sites that will demonstrate the relationship among technical work groups in day-to-day railroad operations. Students must provide their own transportation. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to describe basic technical job functions, requirements and characteristics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Armstrong          Off Campus McClellan     24458 
Textbook
Off-Campus - California Aerospace Academy at McClellan Technology Park. Building #1042 at the corner of Price and Redwood. From Watt Ave, north of I-80, turn Left on James, turn right on Price, to corner of Price and Redwood. The entrance to Building 1042 is on North side.


RAILR 120    Railroad Operations    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course includes information about the industry, its major assets, structures, and typical operations. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define the current North American railroad industry characteristics, basic operations, components and processes, and industry structure and administrative processes.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Armstrong          Off Campus McClellan     24460 
Textbook
Off-Campus - California Aerospace Academy at McClellan Technology Park. Building #1042 at the corner of Price and Redwood. From Watt Ave, north of I-80, turn Left on James, turn right on Price, to corner of Price and Redwood. The entrance to Building 1042 is on North side.


RAILR 122    Railroad Safety, Quality, and Environment    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the importance of safety quality, personal health, and environmental awareness to the railroad industry and emphasizes the basic tools and techniques for improving these conditions on the job. Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to define and explain the needs for improved safety, quality, health, and environmental awareness, describe their basic principles, explain the elements of successful programs, and apply these elements to typical tasks on the job.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Armstrong          Off Campus McClellan     24462 
Textbook
Off-Campus - California Aerospace Academy at McClellan Technology Park. Building #1042 at the corner of Price and Redwood. From Watt Ave, north of I-80, turn Left on James, turn right on Price, to corner of Price and Redwood. The entrance to Building 1042 is on North side.


RAILR 140    General Code of Operating Rules    4 Units

Prerequisite: RAILR 120 and 122 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course provides instruction in the use and application of railroad rules, timetables, general orders, track bulletins, track warrants, and train orders. The students will learn their interpretation, origin and use in the railroad industry. Students are required to pass the General Code of Operating Rules Examination with an 85 for the mid-term exam and will be required to write and re-write general orders, timetables, and rules. Students are required to purchase an account on etestmaker.com to take the required railroad rules examination. This course provides an in-depth study of the GCOR. Upon completion of this course, the students should be able to demonstrate abilities to apply the General Code of Operating Rules to safe and efficient train movement and operations. Special requirements - Students must pass the prerequisite courses before registering for this course. See an instructor about special requirements.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
Sa        08:00AM-06:35PM LEC J.Armstrong          Off Campus McClellan     25630 
Textbook
Off-Campus - Classroom #4, McClellan Park, 5808 Price Avenue, McClellan, CA 95652 (Building #1043). Take Hwy 80 North to Watt Avenue North exit, make a left turn onto James Way into McClellan Park and right onto Price Avenue.


RAILR 295    Independent Studies in Railroad Operations    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 54 hours LEC

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Armstrong           TBA TBA                 31403 
Textbook
Off-Campus - California Aerospace Academy at McClellan Technology Park.

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: May 12, 2011