Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ANTH 300    Physical Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the concepts, methods and theory of biological evolution and its application to the human species. There is a specific focus on molecular, Mendelian and population genetics mechanisms of evolution, primatology, paleoanthropology, biocultural adaptations, human variation, and current bioethical issues. The philosophy of science and the scientific method serve as foundations to the course.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
MW        01:00PM-04:10PM LEC E.Pollack            Off Campus Ethan 250     30869 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus Ethan 252     15172 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:15PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus Ethan 250     15172 Textbook
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults. This course meets on Wednesday evenings AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 563-3281.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Grofe              Off Campus SanJuan HS    13880 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN D 202           10152 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN D 202           10156 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN D 200           10154 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN D 202           12834 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Hawkes             ARC MAIN D 202           10158 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN D 202           16514 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC P.Gibson             Natomas Rm N201          15612 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Taylor             Natomas Rm N201          11488 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 202           13686 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          10160 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          10164 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ANTH 301    Physical Anthropology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ANTH 300
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introductory laboratory designed to provide opportunities to become familiar with the methods of the science of biological anthropology while investigating topics in laboratory and field situations. Topics covered in the course are: the scientific method, sources of biological variation and forces of evolution, human osteology, human variation, taxonomy and comparative osteology of the primates, and the fossil evidence for human evolution. Field trip may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB P.Hawkes             ARC MAIN D 202           10852 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Worley             ARC MAIN D 202           13688 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB K.Worley             ARC MAIN D 202           10856 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB C.Christensen        ARC MAIN D 202           10854 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN D 202           16268 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB L.Taylor             Natomas Rm N201          13894 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB C.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 202           10858 Textbook


ANTH 310    Cultural Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the various customs, traditions, and forms of social organizations in both Western and non-Western societies. Multicultural perspectives are examined for such topics including subsistence methods, belief and religious system, linguistics, trade and economic systems, arts, kinship systems, marriage and family systems, technology, and changes due to internal and external forces.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     Off Campus SanJuan HS    16844 
Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN D 202           10172 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
W         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Ethan 250     15858 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 15858 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 22-Dec 16
ACE Program
T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus Ethan 150     30339 Textbook
ACE Program
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus Ethan 150     30339 Textbook
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults. This course meets Tuesday evenings AND on Saturday. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 563-3281.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN D 200           10170 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN Raef 160        10166 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN Portable 606    15332 Textbook
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC F.Araujo             Natomas Rm N201          15614 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Hertzberg          Natomas Inderkum A202    15092 Textbook
F         04:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Grofe              ARC MAIN D 202           13280 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Hertzberg          ARC MAIN D 203           30191 Textbook


ANTH 320    Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the theories, concepts, and methods employed by the archaeologist in the study of human history and pre-history. The development and diverse evolution of social and cultural systems is emphasized. The challenges and achievements of non-literate and traditional cultures, diverse communities, and social classes over time are also explored.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Vittitow           ARC MAIN D 200           10174 
Textbook


ANTH 330    Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) and Area VI; CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a cross-cultural study of the forms and functions of supernatural beliefs and associated rituals in traditional societies of Africa, Asia, aboriginal Australia, Oceania, South America, Native North America and elsewhere. Attention is also given to world religions. Emphasis is on understanding the role of beliefs and rituals within their given social contexts, as well as on a broader comparison to derive insight into the general functions of beliefs and rituals in human life.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Portable 606    13690 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          13690 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Vittitow           Natomas Inderkum A202    13892 Textbook


ANTH 334    Native Peoples of North America    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introductory survey of traditional Native American societies. It describes the peoples and cultures of North America and emphasizes native ecological adaptations, languages, social organizations, religions, mythologies and world views, and artistic representations. It also explores the interrelatedness of Indigenous Native American groups through trade, intermarriage, and other forms of cultural exchange. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN D 202           14784 
Textbook


ANTH 341    Introduction to Linguistics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b) and Area V(b) and Area VI; CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the role of language in social interaction and world view construction. In addition, it examines minority languages and dialects, bilingualism, literacy, and the social motivation of language change. Analytical techniques of socio-cultural linguistics are examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN D 200           14936 
Textbook

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010