Summer 2015 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, Jun 08-Jul 31
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Grofe              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10008 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 15-Aug 05
MTWTh     09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Delgadillo         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11512 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MTWTh     12:45PM-02:10PM LEC M.Kapell             Off Campus Natomas N101  11506 Textbook


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: Eight Week - Second, Jun 15-Aug 05
MTWTh     11:00AM-12:20PM LAB M.Delgadillo         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11513 
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: 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, Jun 08-Jul 31
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10009 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 15-Aug 05
MTWTh     09:35AM-11:00AM LEC S.Watters            Off Campus Natomas N201  10500 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


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, Jun 15-Aug 05
TTh       10:30AM-01:40PM LEC E.Bowden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10387 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Summer 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: August 11, 2015