Fall 2014 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 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Tyler              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15112 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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         15113 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Raposa             FLC MAIN FL1 203         15114 Textbook



M         01:00PM-02:20PM LEC E.Tyler              Off Campus RCC 12        15115 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Tyler              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15115 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately 75% of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. Students are required to activate and check their email accounts by August 18, 2014 to receive preliminary information from the instructor. The first class meeting is on Monday, August 25, 2014. The second class meeting is on September 15, 2014, after which the class will meet every other Monday.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Raposa             El Dorado EDC A109       18767 Textbook


ANTH 301    Physical Anthropology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ANTH 300 (may be taken previously)
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory laboratory course dealing with human evolution, human and non-human primate variation, genetics, and skeletal biology. This course provides hands-on experience with skeletal remains, anthropometric equipment, genetic testing, and other materials and techniques necessary to an holistic understanding of biological anthropology. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB D.Hoffman            FLC MAIN FL1 203         15567 
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T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Stratton           FLC MAIN FL1 203         15116 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 organizations found in our species. A multicultural, comparative approach is used to study the structure and function of various economic, political, social and religious systems found in Western and non-Western societies.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15117 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15118 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC A.Hertzberg          FLC MAIN FL1 203         18768 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Olts               El Dorado EDC A109       15119 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC H.Olts               El Dorado EDC A205       15120 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 23-Dec 18
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Rush               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15591 
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M         01:00PM-02:20PM LEC E.Tyler              Off Campus RCC 12        15421 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Tyler              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15421 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately 75% of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. Students are required to activate and check their email accounts by August 18, 2014 to receive preliminary information from the instructor. This class meets every other Monday beginning on September 8, 2014.


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. Students will also focus on broad comparisons of each culture 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 23-Dec 18
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC J.Rush               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15121 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 204         15122 Textbook

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: January 6, 2015