Spring 2018 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 13-May 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Edmonds            CRC MAIN LRC 105         15062 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Gilmore            CRC MAIN LRC 105         14246 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Loforte            CRC MAIN LRC 105         14509 Textbook
 

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Fortunato          Elk Grove EGA 205        15351 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC M.Fortunato          Elk Grove EGA 211        15352 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.Machado            CRC MAIN LRC 105         14582 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Paskey             CRC MAIN Online          14247 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 13-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Edmonds            CRC MAIN LRC 102         14991 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Edmonds            CRC MAIN LRC 102         14624 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Machado            CRC MAIN LRC 102         14583 Textbook
 

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Edmonds            CRC MAIN LRC 102         14725 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB C.Machado            CRC MAIN LRC 102         15700 Textbook
 

TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LAB M.Fortunato          Elk Grove EGA 110        15501 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LAB C.Machado            CRC MAIN LRC 102         14480 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 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mills              CRC MAIN WIN 252         19773 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Panagakos          CRC MAIN LRC 105         14243 Textbook
 

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Fortunato          CRC MAIN LRC 102         15750 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Fortunato          CRC MAIN WIN 252         15687 Textbook
 

F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC M.Fortunato          Elk Grove EGA 205        15354 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC C.Gilmore            Elk Grove EGA 211        15353 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          14490 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          14820 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 TBA                  CRC MAIN WIN 255         14510 Textbook


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 UC/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 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Panagakos          CRC MAIN Online          15595 
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 323    Introduction to Archaeology    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); 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 13-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Paskey             CRC MAIN WIN 255         14992 
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Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 16, 2017