Fall 2015 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: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
M         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC E.Tyler              Off Campus RCC 13        15292 
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TBA       TBA             LEC E.Tyler              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15292 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
F         09:30AM-12:40PM LEC T.Raposa             Off Campus RCC 12        18976 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Raposa             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    18976 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Tyler              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15289 Textbook
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         15290 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Raposa             El Dorado EDC A109       15978 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Raposa             El Dorado EDC A109       18978 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 22-Dec 17
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB D.Hoffman            FLC MAIN FL1 203         15712 
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T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Stratton           FLC MAIN FL1 203         15293 Textbook


ANTH 310    Cultural Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
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. (C-ID ANTH 120)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
Th        01:00PM-04:10PM LEC E.Tyler              Rancho RCC1 210          18980 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Tyler              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    18980 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.
This class will meet at the new Rancho Cordova Center facility, 10259 Folsom Blvd, located at the intersection of Mather Field Road and Folsom Blvd in Rancho Cordova.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15294 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15295 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC A.Hertzberg          FLC MAIN FL1 203         15979 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC H.Olts               El Dorado EDC A205       15296 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Watters            El Dorado EDC A109       15297 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 through the historic period. Examples of the archaeological record will be drawn from all major geographic areas of the world.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
M         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC E.Tyler              Rancho RCC1 210          15578 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Tyler              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15578 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.
This class will meet at the new Rancho Cordova Center facility, 10259 Folsom Blvd, located at the intersection of Mather Field Road and Folsom Blvd in Rancho Cordova.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Rush               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15734 Textbook


ANTH 330    Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
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 22-Dec 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15298 
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W         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC J.Rush               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15299 Textbook

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: January 28, 2016