Spring 2010 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 - Second, Mar 16-May 13
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus SanJuan HS    26029 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN D 202           22521 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN D 202           22525 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN D 200           22523 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC L.Taylor             ARC MAIN D 202           22527 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN D 202           25019 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Gibson             ARC MAIN D 202           22529 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC J.Snoke              Natomas Natomas N201     28631 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.Gibson             Natomas Natomas N201     28633 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC P.Hawkes             ARC MAIN D 202           25841 Textbook



TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          22531 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
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 J.Snoke              ARC MAIN Online          27981 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
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: AA/AS Area IV; 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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB P.Hawkes             ARC MAIN D 202           23183 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Worley             ARC MAIN D 202           28669 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB C.Christensen        ARC MAIN D 202           28629 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB K.Worley             ARC MAIN D 202           23185 Textbook
F         12:30PM-03:35PM LAB L.Taylor             ARC MAIN D 202           25077 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB P.Hawkes             Natomas Natomas N201     28637 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB K.Worley             ARC MAIN D 202           23189 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, Jan 16-Mar 15
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     Off Campus SanJuan HS    26167 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Grofe              Natomas Inderkum A216    28641 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Grofe               TBA TBA                 28641 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

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Snoke              ARC MAIN D 202           22541 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Snoke              ARC MAIN Online          22541 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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC J.Snoke              Off Campus Ethan 250     26461 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Snoke               TBA TBA                 26461 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

MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC F.Araujo             Off Campus McClellan     28269 Textbook



T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus Ethan 252     26147 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus Ethan 252     26147 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN D 200           22539 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN Raef 160        22535 Textbook
F         04:30PM-07:35PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN D 202           25423 Textbook



MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Natomas Natomas N201     28643 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Vittitow            TBA TBA                 28645 
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TBA       TBA             LEC L.Vittitow            TBA TBA                 28645 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


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, Jan 16-Mar 15
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Natomas Natomas N201     31542 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman       TBA TBA                 31542 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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN D 202           22543 Textbook
The use of web based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN D 114           28679 Textbook


ANTH 333    American Indians of California    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; CSU Area D3; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys the sociocultural systems of California Indians from the prehistoric period to the present. In addition to offering an overview of the diversity and complexity of aboriginal California, it includes environmental adaptations, material culture, social structure, ideology, and response to change. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN D 200           27305 
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ANTH 370    Primatology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ANTH 300
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an analysis of non-human primate comparative morphology, behavior, and ecology. Areas of study include general primate morphology, diet and ecology, behavior including reproduction and social systems, cognition and intelligence, and primate conservation issues. Primates in both captive and free-ranging settings are examined. Field trips for primate observations may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          31569 
Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    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 372    Primatology Field Studies    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ANTH 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides practical experience in non-human primate observational studies. The Sacramento Zoo serves as the "field site" where observations on non-human primates are conducted. Focus is on training in research methodology and observational techniques. Field studies may focus on the ChimpanZoo Program under the Jane Goodall Institute. Field trips will be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
F         12:30PM-02:10PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN D 200           27307 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          27307 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


ANTH 499    Experimental Offering in Anthropology    .5-4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Mesoamerica/Ancient Maya
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Grofe              ARC MAIN Raef 160        32470 
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Units: 3
Hours: 54 hour LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the anthropology and archaeology of Mesoamerica, with a particular emphasis on the Ancient Maya. It includes an anthropological perspective of the characteristics of past and present Mesoamerican cultures, including languages, writing systems, mythological and religious traditions, social and political organization, gender roles, economic systems, agriculture and astronomy. The course reviews history from the Precolumbian period through colonization and the current era, including contemporary ethnography and issues of representation.

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010