Fall 2014 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 23-Oct 15
W         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas N203  11541 
Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas N203  11541 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort 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 the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC P.Hawkes             Off Campus McClellan 022 12277 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC A.Cahoon             Off Campus McClellan 022 12277 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10051 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10053 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  10052 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC C.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  19918 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10911 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11796 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11173 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Grofe              Off Campus Natomas N101  11621 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.Hawkes             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A205 10545 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Hoffman            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A205 10545 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          12459 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 25    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          12214 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 25    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 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 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB L.Vittitow           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  18671 
Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  19919 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10297 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB C.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  18672 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  10298 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Th        06:15PM-09:20PM LAB P.Hawkes             Off Campus Natomas N201  11242 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Th        06:15PM-09:20PM LAB D.Hoffman            Off Campus Natomas N201  11242 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: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
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 explores the various customs, traditions, and forms of social organizations from a global perspective. Topics include 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. Gender, race, and ethnic identity are examined as well as the role of society in defining these terms. Using ethnographic case studies, this course examines how anthropological ethics, method and theory are applied to the study of human culture. This course is not open to students who have already completed ANTH 481.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  12831 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          12831 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

3.75 online TBA hours per week required

Sa        12:40PM-05:00PM LEC S.Watters            Off Campus Natomas N201  11939 Textbook
T         07:45PM-09:20PM LEC S.Watters            Off Campus Natomas N201  11939 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 11833 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10058 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN Raef 160        10056 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          12830 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 25    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online.

F         04:30PM-07:35PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11046 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Watters            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12829 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus Natomas N203  19542 Textbook
F         12:00PM-03:10PM LEC S.Watters            Off Campus McClellan 204 12418 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC M.Grofe              Off Campus Natomas N101  19204 Textbook


ANTH 320    Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory    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 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 are 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 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  12832 
Textbook
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: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
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 a cross-cultural study of supernatural beliefs and associated rituals in traditional societies. Emphasis is on understanding the role of beliefs within the broader social context. In addition, this course examines the general functions of ritual and mythology in reinforcing cultural ideals and ethics. Similarities and differences between traditional beliefs and world religions are also explored.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas N202  19205 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12132 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 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  19028 
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 23-Dec 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  11481 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 481    Honors Cultural Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the 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. This seminar-style honors course approaches the topical material through class discussion which encourages problem-solving techniques focusing on current anthropological issues. This course is not open to students who have completed ANTH 310.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  18675 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 495    Independent Studies in Anthropology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
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 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Worley              TBA TBA                 19103 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Casper-Denman       TBA TBA                 20134 Textbook

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014