Fall 2013 Class Schedule (CRC)



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ANTH 300    Physical Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51 or ESLR 50; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the 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 is an introduction to the science of physical anthropology, and analyzes the human place in nature. This class focuses on how humans evolved and the unique role of culture in our evolution and how genetics and reproduction shape our lives. The course also covers the classification and distribution of living and extinct human populations, how we determine the geological age of our ancestors, and our relationship to non-human primates such as monkeys and apes. Topics covered in this course include: the scientific method, principles and mechanisms of genetics and heredity, geological dating methods, classification of humans and our near relatives, social organization and behavior of living primates, comparative skeletal anatomy of humans and non-human primates. Local field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC A.Beasley            CRC MAIN LRC 105         13688 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Paskey             CRC MAIN LRC 105         13687 Textbook
 

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Paskey             CRC MAIN LRC 105         14071 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Mills              CRC MAIN LRC 105         13684 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Paskey             CRC MAIN Online          14945 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students must use the CRC Main campus Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) an activated Gmail account (3) word processing capabilities for Rich Text Format files, and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions.
The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu


ANTH 301    Physical Anthropology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ANTH 300
Advisory: ENGWR 51, ESLR 50, and MATH 30
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introductory laboratory course designed to provide students with an opportunity to become familiar with the methods of the science of physical anthropology while investigating topics in laboratory and field situations. Topics covered in the course are: the scientific method, sources of biological variation and forces of evolution, human osteology (bone identification), human variation, taxonomy and comparative osteology of the primates, comparative behavior, and the fossil evidence for human evolution. A field trip to the local zoo will be included. This course is designed as a companion course to Anthropology 300 - Introduction to Physical Anthropology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB T.Johansen           CRC MAIN LRC 102         14456 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Mills              CRC MAIN LRC 102         14946 Textbook
 

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB S.Mills              CRC MAIN LRC 102         14211 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB P.Loforte            CRC MAIN LRC 102         14726 Textbook
 

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB T.Johansen           CRC MAIN LRC 102         14026 Textbook


ANTH 303    Introduction to Forensic Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ANTH 301 or BIOL 100 or BIOL 102, and ENGWR 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of forensic anthropology, which is an applied field of physical anthropology. Forensic anthropologists answer questions of medicolegal significance by applying techniques designed for the analysis of human skeletal remains. This course will focus on the introductory techniques used for human skeletal identification and trauma analysis. This identification will provide understanding of the broader aspects of applied anthropology and its role working with law enforcement agencies, human rights issues as well as ethical considerations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Th        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Mills              CRC MAIN LRC 104         14574 
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TBA       TBA             LEC S.Mills              CRC MAIN Online          14574 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Students must attend the first mandatory class meeting on Thursday, August 29, 3:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m. in LRC-104. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students must use the CRC Main campus Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) an activated Gmail account (3) word processing capabilities for Rich Text Format files, and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions.
The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


ANTH 310    Cultural Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 cultures and customs of human groups throughout the world with the aim of understanding how cultures function based on their world views. Topics include subsistence methods, religious belief systems, linguistics, economics, political organization, kinship, gender, marriage and family systems, social stratification, and globalization. This course stresses anthropological concepts such as culture, cultural relativism, holism, ethnocentrism, cross-cultural comparisons, world view, culture change, fieldwork, ethics and theory. A field trip may be required at the discretion of the instructor.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Watters            CRC MAIN WIN 252         14072 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Watters            CRC MAIN LRC 105         13683 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Loforte            CRC MAIN CAC 204         14637 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Loforte            CRC MAIN CAC 204         14303 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Paskey             CRC MAIN Online          14040 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students must use the CRC Main campus Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) an activated Gmail account (3) word processing capabilities for Rich Text Format files, and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions.
The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Mills              CRC MAIN Online          14388 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students must use the CRC Main campus Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) an activated Gmail account (3) word processing capabilities for Rich Text Format files, and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions.
The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu


ANTH 334    Native Peoples of North America    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 introductory survey of traditional Native American societies. The course will describe our understanding of the peoples and cultures of North America and emphasize native ecological adaptations, languages, social organizations, religion, mythologies and world view, and artistic representations. The student will critically examine the impact of tribal nations on each other as well as the interactions between Native Americans and Europeans, Africans, Asians, Pacific Islanders and others. Perspectives on changes in traditional life and Native American's current position in American society will be included as well as contributions of Native Americans to the cultures of the Americas. A field trip may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Beasley            CRC MAIN BS 128          18902 
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ANTH 341    Introduction to Linguistics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 explores the role of language in social interaction and world view. It examines minority languages and dialects, bilingualism, literacy and the social motivation of language change through technology, globalization, and colonialism. The student will also be introduced to the analytical techniques of linguistics, the universal structures of language, and the demonstration of their relevance to language in sociocultural issues.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Beasley            CRC MAIN CAC 204         18903 
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ANTH 495    Independent Studies in Anthropology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Paskey              TBA TBA                 20212 
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2 Unit Lab.

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013