Spring 2013 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 - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  19904 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  19903 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
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10901 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Gibson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10055 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  13304 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC L.Taylor             Off Campus Natomas N201  11853 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas N201  18911 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          10056 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          13109 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course 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, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Taylor             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12790 
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NOTE:The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet, D2L, etc., is required for this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Grofe              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11860 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB P.Hawkes             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10293 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10294 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet, D2L, etc., is required for this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas N201  11854 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; 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 19-May 22
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12429 
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NOTE:The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet, D2L, etc., is required for 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, Jan 19-Mar 18
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  19676 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          19676 Textbook
Online & In-classThe above class meets both online and in the classroom. 4.4 online hours per week are required.

MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     Off Campus McClellan 102A 11260 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
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
F         04:30PM-07:35PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11022 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  12791 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Learning Communities - First Year Experience (FYE) - 13 units - Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 19868
See INDIS 1000 for more complete information. This section of ANTH 310 is taught in combination with ENGWR 300 (MW 12:00PM-1:20PM), HCD 330 (1st 8-week, Online & Th 2:00PM-2:50PM), LIBR 318 (2nd 8-week, Online & Th 2:00PM-2:50PM), and MATH 100 (M-Th 10:30AM-11:35AM)
The First Year Experience Program (FYE) is a structured academic program designed to increase the likelihood of college success. This experience is the second semester of a two-semester program (1-year cohort). The FYE objective is to promote learning in a supportive environment. All of the classes in the course - ENGWR 300, HCD 330, LIBR 318, ANTH 310 and Math 100 are linked through instructors, assignments and lectures. All courses numbered 300 and above are transfer level courses. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community; you will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community. Students interested in enrolling in the second semester of the FYE Learning Community are required to complete the first semester of the program and attend an orientation with a counselor. Interested students should contact Chanin James-Hardwick at jameshc @arc.losrios.edu or Jessica Nelson at nelsonj @arc.losrios.edu.



Schedule: Other Term, Jan 19-Mar 13
W         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus McClellan 204 11254 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC L.Vittitow           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  11254 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 (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 19-May 16
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus McClellan 112 13073 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  18824 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: 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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  19905 
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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 19-May 22
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  11523 
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NOTE:The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.



ANTH 335    Research Methods in Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: ANTH 300 or 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces research methods for the field of anthropology. Familiarization with specific observational research methods and the practical application of these methods in a contemporary setting is emphasized. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          18825 
Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online.



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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC P.Hawkes             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12101 
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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, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley              TBA TBA                 20127 
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ANTH 499    Experimental Offering in Anthropology    .5-4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LEC F.Araujo              TBA TBA                 20468 
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Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013