Spring 2012 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 14-Mar 12
MW        05:30PM-06:00PM LEC T.Stassi             West Sac WSC 220         20416 
Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:25PM LAB T.Stassi             West Sac WSC 220           
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 21-Mar 24
Sa        09:00AM-09:45AM LEC P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220         20418 Textbook
Sa        09:45AM-12:05PM 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, Mar 13-May 10
Th        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC C.Ing                SCC MAIN BUS 221         18743 
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 14-Mar 12
MW        09:00AM-10:05AM LEC W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 221         17441 
Textbook
MW        10:15AM-11:20AM LAB W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC T.Moore              SCC MAIN BUS 221         20395 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:20PM LAB T.Moore              SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

TTh       05:30PM-06:35PM LEC M.Little             West Sac WSC 220         18408 Textbook
TTh       06:45PM-07:50PM LAB M.Little             West Sac WSC 220           
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221         17445 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LAB M.Little             SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC T.Moore              SCC MAIN BUS 221         20397 Textbook
TTh       04:40PM-05:20PM LAB T.Moore              SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:35PM LEC W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 221         17447 Textbook
MW        06:45PM-07:50PM LAB W.Bican              SCC MAIN BUS 221           
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:35PM LEC P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220         20463 Textbook
MW        06:45PM-07:50PM LAB P.Bryant             West Sac WSC 220           
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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 14-Mar 12
W         12:00PM-01:05PM LEC S.Feder              SCC MAIN BUS 219         17918 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Feder               TBA TBA                 17918 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          18328 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 13-May 10
W         12:00PM-01:05PM LEC S.Feder              SCC MAIN BUS 219         17678 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Feder               TBA TBA                 17678 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 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 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Deus               SCC MAIN BUS 107         17615 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Deus               SCC MAIN BUS 107         17614 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Bair               SCC MAIN BUS 204         17617 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Bair               SCC MAIN BUS 204         20394 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC T.Wei                SCC MAIN BUS 204         17766 Textbook
MW        05:00PM-06:20PM LEC B.Douglass           SCC MAIN BUS 205         17616 Textbook
On-Campus

Th        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Wei                SCC MAIN BUS 103         17618 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Wei                 TBA TBA                 17618 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 14-Mar 12
Operating Systems: Windows 7
M         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC T.Taylor             SCC MAIN BUS 204         17469 
Textbook
M         07:30PM-08:20PM LAB T.Taylor             SCC MAIN BUS 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Taylor              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.

Operating Systems: Windows 7
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Zannakis           SCC MAIN Online          17601 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/spring_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
Operating Systems: Windows 7
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC T.Taylor             SCC MAIN BUS 219         18711 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LAB T.Taylor             SCC MAIN BUS 219           
On-Campus

Operating Systems: Windows 7
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Hadsell            SCC MAIN Online          18008 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hadsell            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.

Operating Systems: Windows 7
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Hadsell            SCC MAIN Online          20402 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hadsell            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 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 14-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online          18135 
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 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Hogarty            SCC MAIN Online          18137 
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 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012