Summer 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: Six Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 16
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC L.Taylor             ARC MAIN D 202           10022 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
TTh       06:15PM-09:25PM LEC M.Grofe              ARC MAIN D 202           10024 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Grofe              ARC MAIN Online          11062 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, June 7    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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 14-Aug 06
M         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Taylor             Off Campus Ethan 150     11460 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Taylor              TBA TBA                 11460 Textbook
NOTE: The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
3.7 hours per week 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: Six Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 16
MTWTh     10:45AM-12:50PM LAB L.Taylor             ARC MAIN D 202           10192 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in 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: Six Week - Second, Jun 21-Jul 30
MTWTh     10:15AM-12:20PM LEC F.Araujo             Natomas Rm N201          10906 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
MW        06:15PM-09:25PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN D 202           10026 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, 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: Six Week - Second, Jun 21-Jul 30
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          11060 
Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, June 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Summer 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 12, 2010