Spring 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)



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ANTH 300    Physical Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300 or equivalent skills as 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. (C-ID ANTH 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Gilmore            CRC MAIN LRC 105         15008 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Loforte            CRC MAIN LRC 105         14136 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Loforte            CRC MAIN LRC 105         14407 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC C.Speckman           Elk Grove EGA 205        15332 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC S.Mills              Elk Grove EGA 206        15333 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC C.Gilmore            CRC MAIN LRC 105         14486 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Paskey             CRC MAIN Online          14137 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may 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) e-mail account, and (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: MATH 100, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
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 - Physical Anthropology. (C-ID ANTH 115L)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB S.Mills              CRC MAIN LRC 102         14930 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB P.Loforte            CRC MAIN LRC 102         14528 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Mills              CRC MAIN LRC 102         14487 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB P.Loforte            CRC MAIN LRC 102         14641 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB C.Gilmore            CRC MAIN LRC 102         20099 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LAB C.Speckman           Elk Grove EGA 110        15540 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LAB M.Delgadillo         CRC MAIN LRC 102         14376 Textbook


ANTH 310    Cultural Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300 or the equivalent skills demonstrated through the 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 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. (C-ID ANTH 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Panagakos          CRC MAIN LRC 105         14133 
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TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Edmonds            CRC MAIN WIN 252         19882 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Whalen             CRC MAIN LRC 102         20313 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC J.Whalen             Elk Grove EGA 205        15335 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Edmonds            Elk Grove EGA 211        15334 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Panagakos          CRC MAIN Online          14386 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may 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) e-mail account, and (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 A.Panagakos          CRC MAIN Online          14741 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may 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) e-mail account, and (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

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Speckman           CRC MAIN WIN 255         14408 Textbook


ANTH 313    Introduction to Cultural Anthropology: Medical Focus    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300; Eligibility for ENGWR 300 or the equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
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 emphasizes the intersection of culture and medical practices, perspectives on healing and health, and the notion that biology and culture matter equally in the human experience of disease. Through ethnographic examples the course stresses anthropological concepts such as culture, cultural relativism, holism, ethnocentrism, cross-cultural comparisons, world view, culture change, fieldwork, ethics and theory. This Introduction to Cultural Anthropology course is highly recommended for students pursuing degrees in the health fields. This class is not intended for students who have already completed Anthropology 310. A field trip may be required at the discretion of the instructor. (C-ID ANTH 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Panagakos          CRC MAIN Online          19449 
Textbook
Online class.


There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may 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) e-mail account, and (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 316    Global Forces in Culture Change    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300 or the equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course will focus on how global forces in culture change have an impact on groups of people within the United States and non-western cultures, such as European colonialism (including the slave trade), minority and indigenous people activism, and a redefinition of male and female roles with migration. The course considers such global forces as modernization, development, trade and finance, tourism, migration and refugees, transnationalism, ethnicity and diasporas, technology and digital media, and tribal cultures. Culture change will be illustrated through various ethnographic examples and includes issues such as women's issues, AIDS/HIV, underemployment, famine, terrorism, the digital divide, and overpopulation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
W         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Panagakos          CRC MAIN BS 120          19450 
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TBA       TBA             LEC A.Panagakos          CRC MAIN Online          19450 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 Wednesday, January 18, 12:00 p.m.-1:20 p.m. in BS-128. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students can 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 i-mail 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://d2lresources.losrios.edu


For additional online course information go to www.crc.losrios.edu/de


ANTH 323    Introduction to Archaeology    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 is an introduction to the concepts, methods and theoretical perspectives employed in the scientific study of archaeology. Emphasis will be placed on how data is retrieved from the archaeological record, and how it can be used to address questions about the development and evolution of human social systems. Topics will include archaeological theory, survey and excavation methods, laboratory analysis, reconstructing past environments, and drawing conclusions about the past from archaeological data. This course will draw upon examples from the New World as well as archaeological examples worldwide. A field trip may be required. (C-ID ANTH 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Paskey             CRC MAIN WIN 255         14931 
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Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 24, 2017