Spring 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: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10062 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10064 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10063 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC L.Vittitow           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10065 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11050 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Gibson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10066 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  20867 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus Natomas N201  12222 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          10067 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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 K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          20427 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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: 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 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Taylor             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  19406 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB P.Hawkes             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12231 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB E.Pollack            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12221 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB P.Hawkes             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10344 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Christensen        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11072 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas N201  12224 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10345 Textbook




ANTH 303    Introduction to Forensic Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; OR placement through assessment process. ANTH 300 and 301; OR BIOL 102; OR BIOL 115 and 117; OR BIOL 430.
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 overview of forensic anthropology which is an applied field of physical anthropology. Forensic anthropology uses the analysis of human skeletal remains to answer medico-legal questions. This course emphasizes current techniques used in analysis of human skeletal remains, medico-legal procedures, and the role of the anthropologist in the investigative process. It examines the basics of bone biology, methods of skeletal analysis, and recognition of bone pathology and trauma.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12965 
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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 14-Mar 12
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  19408 
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MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     Off Campus McClellan 112 11478 Textbook



W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas/Ik A116 12225 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 12225 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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10071 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN Raef 160        10069 Textbook
F         04:30PM-07:35PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11199 Textbook



TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  19407 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 17-Mar 12
T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC P.Gibson             Off Campus McClellan 204 11471 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:15PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus McClellan 204 11471 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.
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) 570-5044.


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 - Second, Mar 13-May 10
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus McClellan 102A 20282 
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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 - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  20817 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12234 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 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  11827 
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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 14-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          12532 
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Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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 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 - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
Sa        09:30AM-11:35AM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  20428 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          20428 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
2.5 online hours per week required


ANTH 499    Experimental Offering in Anthropology    .5-4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Kingsnorth          TBA TBA                 21263 
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Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012