Fall 2012 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 25-Oct 19
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus McClellan 220 11802 
Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:15PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus McClellan 220 11802 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) 570-5044.

NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
W         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Vittitow           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  11411 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Vittitow           ARC MAIN Online          11411 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.

MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC P.Hawkes             Off Campus McClellan 022 13097 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10055 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10057 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10056 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11024 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Gibson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10058 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC C.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12141 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Gibson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  18975 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11340 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Grofe              Off Campus Natomas N201  11909 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Taylor             Off Campus Natomas N201  10590 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          18976 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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          12974 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This introductory laboratory course provides opportunities to become familiar with the scientific methods of biological anthropology by investigating topics in laboratory and field situations. Topics covered in the course include 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 trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Pollack            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10321 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB P.Hawkes             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11341 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB P.Hawkes             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10323 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12087 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10324 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB L.Taylor             Off Campus Natomas N201  11416 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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 25-Oct 19
TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10063 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus McClellan 204 12440 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:15PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus McClellan 204 12440 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) 570-5044.

NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     Off Campus McClellan 022 12184 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 11773 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 11773 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 25-Dec 20
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10062 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN Raef 160        10060 Textbook
F         04:30PM-07:35PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11190 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         12:00PM-03:10PM LEC A.Hertzberg          Off Campus McClellan 204 18917 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: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12757 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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 25-Dec 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  13082 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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 25-Dec 20
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  11734 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 499    Experimental Offering in Anthropology    .5-4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC F.Araujo              TBA TBA                 20478 
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Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012