Fall 2016 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 as well as on the 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 this course. This course is not open to students who have completed ANTH 480. (C-ID ANTH 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10048 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10050 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  10049 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12830 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10767 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Beasley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11504 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Beasley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  13182 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  10997 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC A.Beasley            Off Campus Natomas N201  11364 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

T         06:30PM-09:40PM LEC D.Hoffman            Off Campus Natomas N201  10490 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          11990 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 22,2016.
This course 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          11809 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 22,2016.
This course 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 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. (C-ID ANTH 115L)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LAB M.Delgadillo         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  13508 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12831 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB M.Delgadillo         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10264 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  10265 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  11054 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas N201  20321 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 systems, 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. (C-ID ANTH 120)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 12
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa        12:40PM-03:45PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas N203  11624 
Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 11624 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets online 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.

NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.
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 - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC F.Araujo             Off Campus McClellan 220 11537 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10054 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN Raef 160        10052 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  12228 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC A.Beasley            Off Campus Natomas N101  12695 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          12229 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 22,2016.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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. (C-ID ANTH 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Beasley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12230 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          18980 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 22,2016.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  11760 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas N201  19019 Textbook


ANTH 334    Native Peoples of North America    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 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
Th        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  12624 
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: 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 II(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This introductory course serves as a foundation for understanding language from an anthropological perspective, addressing such core questions as how, what, when, where, why, and with whom humans communicate. The course topics are formed along three core areas: 1. structural linguistics, which include phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics; 2. historical linguistics, which include language origin and evolution, structural change, and language genetics; and 3. sociocultural linguistics, which include child and adult language acquisition, and cultural and psychological constraints within the context of linguistic ethnography.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  11251 
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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Worley              TBA TBA                 13183 
Textbook

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2016