Summer 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 as well as on the 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 this course. This course is not open to students who have completed ANTH 480. (C-ID ANTH 110)

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC A.Beasley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10507 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Vittitow           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 13-Aug 04
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC E.Bowden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12127 Textbook
MTWTh     12:45PM-02:10PM LEC J.Flood              Off Campus Natomas N101  10501 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          12005 Textbook
Mandatory Orientation: Monday, June 13, 2016
For more 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: Six Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
MTWTh     10:30AM-12:35PM LAB A.Beasley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10508 
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 systems, 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. (C-ID ANTH 120)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
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 13-Aug 04
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Bowden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12126 Textbook
MTWTh     09:35AM-11:00AM LEC S.Watters            Off Campus Natomas N201  10401 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


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: Eight Week - Second, Jun 13-Aug 04
TTh       10:30AM-01:40PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  11699 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Summer 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: July 15, 2016