Summer 2013 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: Six Week - Second, Jun 24-Aug 02
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC L.Taylor             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10008 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MTWTh     10:15AM-12:20PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas N201  10449 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 10-Aug 02
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Grofe              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10009 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 24-Aug 02
MTWTh     10:45AM-12:50PM LAB L.Taylor             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10052 
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 10-Aug 02
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10010 
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: Six Week - First, Jun 10-Jul 19
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          11703 
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Online Orientation:    Monday, June 10, 2013



Summer 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: July 8, 2013