Summer 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: Six Week - Second, Jun 25-Aug 03
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC L.Taylor             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10010 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MTWTh     10:15AM-12:20PM LEC F.Araujo             Off Campus Natomas N201  11928 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Grofe              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10011 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


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: Six Week - Second, Jun 25-Aug 03
MTWTh     10:45AM-12:50PM LAB L.Taylor             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10066 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10012 
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: 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, Jun 11-Aug 03
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          11785 
Textbook
Online Orientation:Monday, June 11, 2012
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Summer 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: July 16, 2012