Fall 2012 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ANTH 300    Physical Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 designed to introduce students to the study of physical or biological anthropology, one of the sub-disciplines of anthropology. Physical anthropology considers the role of culture in the human biological experience. This course traces the evolution of the human line and examines our relationship to our closest living relatives, the non-human primates. This course provides an overview of human genetics, human variation, primatology, human and primate evolution, human growth and development, skeletal anatomy, and forensic anthropology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Tyler              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15262 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The mandatory orientation for this class is on Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 12:00PM in room FL1 204 at the Folsom campus. Students who do not attend the mandatory orientation will be dropped from the class. Additional information for this class can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Tyler              FLC MAIN FL3 173         15263 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC E.Tyler              FLC MAIN FL1 203         15264 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Raposa             El Dorado EDC A109       15265 Textbook


ANTH 301    Physical Anthropology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ANTH 300 (may be taken previously)
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory laboratory course dealing with human evolution, human, ape and monkey bone identification (osteology). Identification and measurement of skeletons, determining age and sex from bones, examination of human fossils, forensics, monkey and ape behavior as well as human development will be covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB D.Hoffman            FLC MAIN FL1 203         15793 
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T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Stratton           FLC MAIN FL1 203         15266 Textbook


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 varieties of customs and forms of social life of human beings, in both western and non-western peoples, with the aim of understanding the structure and functioning of societies. Also analyzed are multicultural customs and their usefulness in the societies in which they occur and how culture is flexible and adaptive in a variety of settings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15267 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15268 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Olts               El Dorado EDC A109       15269 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC H.Olts               El Dorado EDC A109       15270 Textbook


ANTH 320    Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory    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 introduces students to the discipline of archeology and provides a broad survey of world prehistory. Students will explore the fundamental principles, theoretical approaches and methods utilized by archaeologists to reconstruct prehistory, and will explore a sample of the major developments of human prehistory from the Upper Paleolithic period forward. Examples of the archaeological record will be drawn from all major geographic areas of the world.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Tyler              FLC MAIN FL1 203         15618 
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Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Rush               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15830 Textbook


ANTH 330    Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion    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 is a cross-cultural study of the forms and functions of supernatural beliefs and associated rituals in various societies of Africa, Asia, aboriginal Australia, Oceania, South America, native North America and elsewhere. The emphasis of the course is on understanding beliefs and rituals within their social contexts, and on broad comparisons to derive insight into the general functions of beliefs and rituals in human life. A field trip may be included in the course activities.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC J.Rush               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15271 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15272 Textbook

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: December 4, 2012