Fall 2011 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 20-Oct 14
T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus McClellan 220 14414 
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Sa        08:00AM-12:15PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus McClellan 220 14414 Textbook
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults. This course meets on Tuesday evenings AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 563-3281.

MW        01:00PM-04:10PM LEC E.Pollack            Off Campus McClellan 204 29535 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
W         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Vittitow           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  13354 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Vittitow           ARC MAIN Online          13354 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
3.4 hours per week online.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10126 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10130 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10128 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12446 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Gibson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10132 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC C.Christensen        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  15334 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus Natomas N201  14738 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas N201  11320 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  13184 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          29117 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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: 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB P.Hawkes             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10736 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB L.Taylor             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  13186 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB L.Taylor             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10740 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB P.Hawkes             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10738 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Christensen        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  15180 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas N201  13366 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10742 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 20-Oct 14
W         08:00PM-09:50PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus McClellan 204 16044 
Textbook
Sa        12:30PM-04:45PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus McClellan 204 16044 Textbook
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults. This course meets Wednesday evenings AND on Saturday. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 563-3281.

MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     Off Campus McClellan 112 15436 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 14338 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          14338 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
3.4 hours per week online

TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10146 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10144 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN Raef 160        10140 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  14536 Textbook
F         04:30PM-07:35PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12836 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  15860 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 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10148 
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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 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          28508 
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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: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  29490 
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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 V(b); AA/AS Area II(b); AA/AS 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 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  14232 
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ANTH 495    Independent Studies in Anthropology    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley              TBA TBA                 30529 
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ANTH 499    Experimental Offering in Anthropology    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC F.Araujo              TBA TBA                 30393 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman       TBA TBA                 30394 Textbook

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011