Spring 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, 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, Jan 16-Mar 14
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus McClellan 220 13302 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Mar 19-May 18
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa        12:40PM-05:00PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas N201  12981 Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
W         07:45PM-09:20PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas N201  12981 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on one week night 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: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  12231 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10046 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 202  10045 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12060 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Kapell             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  20567 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10693 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Beasley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12352 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC A.Beasley            Off Campus Natomas N101  12689 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 N101  11405 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

W         06:30PM-09:40PM LEC D.Hoffman            Off Campus Natomas N203  12112 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          10047 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 19, 2016. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          11986 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 20, 2016. This course meets entirely online. For further 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, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       10:45AM-12:05PM LAB M.Delgadillo         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12900 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         01:00PM-04:10PM LAB K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11842 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet, D2L, etc., is required for this section.

TTh       01:15PM-02:35PM LAB K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  20203 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        01:45PM-03:05PM LAB M.Delgadillo         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10249 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  10250 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet, D2L, etc., is required for this section.

M         06:00PM-09:15PM LAB D.Hoffman            Off Campus Natomas N201  11406 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 303    Introduction to Forensic Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BIOL 102, BIOL 115, BIOL 430, OR ANTH 300 and 301; AND 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 is an overview of forensic anthropology, 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 16-May 18
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  13397 
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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, Jan 16-Mar 09
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
T         07:45PM-09:20PM LEC S.Watters            Off Campus Natomas N203  12364 
Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa        12:40PM-05:00PM LEC S.Watters            Off Campus Natomas N101  12364 Textbook
This above class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on one week night AND in the classroom on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 485-6000.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10050 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN Raef 160        10049 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  13365 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         04:30PM-07:40PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10788 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 200  11843 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC E.Bowden             Off Campus McClellan 102 11964 
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ANTH 321    Ancient Technology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ANTH 320; Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines technological capabilities of pre-industrial societies using ethnographic and archaeological examples and an experimental approach. Topics include construction techniques of temporary and permanent structures, pottery construction, glassmaking, metallurgy, textile production, as well as bone, stone, wood, and other technologies crucial to human survival. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  19015 
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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: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Beasley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  12232 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  12353 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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 18
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12640 
Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.




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 14
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          19016 
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Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 19, 2016. This course meets entirely online. For further 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 and 480 ; AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 trips to the Sacramento Zoo are required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 14
Sa        09:00AM-01:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  19017 
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Sa        09:00AM-01:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Sac Zoo       19017 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-01:05PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Sac Zoo       19017 Textbook
The first class meeting will take place on Saturday, January 16th, in Davies Hall 105, 9:00 a.m. - 1:05 p.m.; subsequent class meetings will be at the Sacramento Zoo, located in Land Park as well as online at d2l.losrios.edu. Students enrolled in the course will need to provide their own transportation, but they will receive long term research passes, so that zoo admission is free to students enrolled in the class.


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, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Worley              TBA TBA                 12904 
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Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 2, 2016