Spring 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, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Tyler              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15365 
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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.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Tyler              FLC MAIN FL3 173         15366 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Tyler              El Dorado EDC A109       15367 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, 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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Rush               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15368 
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F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB D.Hoffman            FLC MAIN FL1 203         15830 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Rush               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15369 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Tyler              El Dorado EDC A109       16022 Textbook


ANTH 303    Introduction to Forensic Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the field of forensic anthropology, which is the study of human remains in a medicolegal context. This course emphasizes current techniques used in the analysis of human skeletal remains, medicolegal procedures, and the role of the anthropologist in the investigative process. It examines the basics of bone biology, methods of skeletal analysis, and recognition of bone pathology and trauma. This course will address the broader aspects of applied anthropology and the role of anthropology in law enforcement and human rights issues.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Tyler              FLC MAIN FL1 203         16050 
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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, Jan 18-May 21
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15370 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15946 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Watters            El Dorado EDC A101       15371 Textbook


ANTH 319    Visual Anthropology: Introduction to Ethnographic Film    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the use of film by anthropologists as a research and educational tool. Students will view and evaluate a series of films depicting different cultures from around the world. Analysis will focus on examining various attributes of ethnographic film and their treatment by a number of anthropological filmmakers.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 203         15372 
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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, Jan 18-May 21
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Hoffman            Off Campus RCC 3         15763 
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ANTH 392    Principles of Heritage Interpretation    3 Units

Same As: BIOL 392 and HIST 392
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This interdisciplinary course covers the basics of interpreting historical, cultural, and natural resources to the general public. Interpretation is a communication process that forges emotional and intellectual connections between the interests of the audience and the inherent meaning of the resource. Topics include developing an interpretive program using a thematic approach and learning program delivery techniques. Completion of this course will qualify students to apply for professional certification through the National Association for Interpretation as a Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG). This course is recommended for students interested in history, biology, anthropology, recreation, education, and communication. Not open to students who have received credit for Biology 392 or History 392. This course requires field trips.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Moreno             FLC MAIN FL1 206         19189 
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M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 206         19189 Textbook

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 12, 2014