Summer 2018 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: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03

MTWTh09:00AM-10:25AMLECE.BowdenARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210007Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECM.DelgadilloARC MAIN Online 10372Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, June 11, 2018.
This course meets entirely online.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 18-Aug 09

MTWTh12:45PM-02:10PMLECF.AraujoOff Campus Natomas N10110367Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


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 - First, Jun 11-Aug 03

MTWTh11:00AM-12:25PMLABE.BowdenARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210373Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, 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, methods, and theories 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 11-Aug 03

MW06:00PM-09:10PMLECD.HoffmanARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210008Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 18-Aug 09

MTWTh09:35AM-11:00AMLECF.AraujoOff Campus Natomas N20110322Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 372    Primatology Field Studies    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ANTH 300 and 480; AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides practical experience in non-human primate observational studies. The Sacramento Zoo serves as the field site where observations on non-human primates are conducted. Focus is on training in research methodology and observational techniques. Field trips to the Sacramento Zoo are required.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 12-Jun 28

TWTh09:00AM-12:50PMLECK.Casper-DenmanOff Campus Sac Zoo 12422Textbook
T09:00AM-12:50PMLECK.Casper-DenmanARC MAIN DaviesHall 22512422Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and in person at the Sacramento Zoo. There will be an on-campus orientation Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Summer 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: July 12, 2018