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Feather River College
570 Golden Eagle Ave.
Quincy, CA. 95971

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FRC Digital Technology

Below are a PDF document of the program plan for Digital Technology, and the Digital Technology Courses being Offered Fall 2013. The in-person classes are capped at 24 and students have begun filling so I encourage those interested to register sooner than later.

DT 091 KEYBOARDING I (online, Tharp)
HOURS: 1.5 LECTURE
Introduction to keyboarding skills and techniques. Student will learn to key at 35 words per minute for three minutes. For students with little or no keyboarding experience. Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 092 KEYBOARDING II (online, Tharp)
HOURS: 1.5 LECTURE
Intermediate level keyboarding building on the skills and techniques developed in Keyboarding I. Students will learn to key at 50 words per minute for five minutes. For students with existing keyboarding skills. Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 101 / BUS 101 COMPUTER LITERACY (Tues, Thurs, 11-12:15, Shultz)
HOURS: 3 LECTURE
Introduction to computers, the Internet, and common software applications. Topics include computing basics, hardware, peripherals, operating systems, software, and the Internet. Industry standard and alternative word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, and communication applications are covered- including Microsoft Office. For students interested in learning basic applications and who may or may not have an understanding of computer software and hardware.

DT 111 / BUS 111 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (Wed, 5-6p + online, Tharp)
HOURS: 3 LECTURE
Introduction to information technology and computer science. Topics include technology concepts, history of technology, the application and impact of technology, software, hardware, networks, computers, and the Internet. For students who possess basic technology skills but want to learn more about how computers, applications, and the Internet work. Previous enrollment in DT 101 or working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 151 VIDEO PRODUCTION (Wed, 7-8p + online, Tharp)
HOURS: 3 LECTURE
Introduction to visual media production, including composition and editing techniques, camera operation, lighting, audio, and basic editing. This course focuses on the aesthetics and fundamentals of scripting, producing, directing on location, postproduction, and exhibition/distribution. For students with or without media production experience. Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 161 WEB DESIGN (Wed, 6-7p + online, Tharp)
HOURS: 3 LECTURE
Introduction to the web, web design, and associated standards and processes. Topics include HTML, CSS, introductory scripting, and content management applications. For students with or without web design experience. Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 201 PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS AND METHODOLOGY I (Mon, Wed, 12-1:15, Arrowsmith)
HOURS: 3 LECTURE
Introduction to the discipline of computer programming. Topics include programming fundamentals, constructs, algorithms and programming languages, declarations, and types. For students with strong mathematical or logic skills and an interest in exploring computer programming. Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet and developed math skills strongly recommended. Prerequisite: MATH 018 or equivalent.

Feel free to distribute any of this information and let me know if you have questions!

Thanks,

Nathan Tharp, Ed.D.
Digital Technology Instructor/Program Coordinator
Feather River College
ntharp@frc.edu