Spring 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: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Tyler              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10063 
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. Students are required to activate and check their email accounts by January 20th, 2015 to receive preliminary information from the instructor.

TBA       TBA             LEC T.Raposa             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10063 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. Students are required to activate and check their email accounts by January 20th, 2015 to receive preliminary information from the instructor.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Rush               FLC MAIN FL1 109         10064 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.

W         01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Raposa             Off Campus RCC 15        10065 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Raposa             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    10065 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 January 20th, 2015 to receive preliminary information from the instructor. This class meets every other Wednesday beginning on January 21st, 2015.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Rush               Off Campus RCC 14        19900 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Schwortz           El Dorado EDC A109       18857 Textbook



TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Rush               El Dorado EDC C215       19901 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.


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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Rush               FLC MAIN FL1 203         10066 
Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB D.Hoffman            FLC MAIN FL1 203         10495 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Rush               FLC MAIN FL1 203         10067 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Schwortz           El Dorado EDC A109       10656 Textbook


ANTH 303    Introduction to Forensic Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/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 17-May 20
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Rush               FLC MAIN FL1 203         10675 
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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 203         10068 
Textbook
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 207         10592 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Watters            FLC MAIN FL1 203         18865 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Pettit             El Dorado EDC A211       10069 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 17-May 20
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 207         10070 
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, Jan 17-May 20
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Watters            FLC MAIN FL1 203         18866 
Textbook
W         01:00PM-02:20PM LEC E.Tyler              Off Campus RCC 15        10439 Textbook
W         01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Raposa             Off Campus RCC 15        10439 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Tyler              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10439 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 January 20, 2015 to receive preliminary information from the instructor. This class meets every other Wednesday beginning on January 28, 2015.

TBA       TBA             LEC T.Raposa             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10439 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 January 20, 2015 to receive preliminary information from the instructor. This class meets every other Wednesday beginning on January 28, 2015.


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 17-May 20
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC H.Olts               FLC MAIN FL1 206         10745 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Moreno             FLC MAIN FL1 206         10745 Textbook

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: June 3, 2015