Fall 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ANTH 300    Physical Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
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. This course is not open to students who have completed ANTH 480.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
T         05:55PM-07:30PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A116 11716 
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Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus Natomas N201  11716 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort 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 the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC P.Hawkes             Off Campus McClellan 022 12696 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10053 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10055 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  10054 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10972 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Gibson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10056 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12021 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  12939 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11273 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC C.Machado            Off Campus Natomas N201  11809 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.Hawkes             Off Campus Natomas N201  10571 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          12940 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          12614 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely 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 24-Dec 19
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10311 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10312 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB P.Hawkes             Off Campus Natomas N201  11348 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 24-Oct 18
Sa        09:00AM-11:50AM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas N202  12280 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 12280 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on Saturdays and online. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.

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 12060 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10060 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN Raef 160        10058 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  18884 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  18885 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         04:30PM-07:35PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11134 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  18883 Textbook
F         12:00PM-03:10PM LEC C.Machado            Off Campus McClellan 204 12891 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


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 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  18886 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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 24-Oct 18
TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC L.Vittitow           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  18887 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  12516 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: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 18778 
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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 24-Dec 19
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  11649 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 480    Honors Physical Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the 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 is an introduction to the science of physical anthropology. This seminar-style honors course approaches the topical material through class discussion which encourages problem solving techniques focusing on current anthropological issues. Weekly topical issues are presented in a case study format. Critical thinking skills are emphasized in responding to these issues. The following topics are included in the course: evolutionary theory, heredity, human variation, taxonomy and behavior of the living primate and the fossil evidence of human evolution. This course is not open to students who have completed ANTH 300.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  18888 
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ANTH 495    Independent Studies in Anthropology    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley              TBA TBA                 20199 
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Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013