Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-Mar 12

T01:00PM-02:20PMLECE.TylerRancho RCC1 21216478Textbook
TBATBALECE.TylerFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16478Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECE.TylerFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15863Textbook
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
canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at tylere@flc.losrios.edu

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.TylerFLC MAIN FL1 20415864Textbook



TBATBALECE.TylerOff Campus RCC ONLINE15865Textbook
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. For more information, please contact the instructor at cahoona@flc.losrios.edu

TBATBALECE.TylerOff Campus RCC ONLINE16454Textbook
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. For more information, please contact the instructor at cahoona@flc.losrios.edu

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.ThompsonEl Dorado EDC A10916411Textbook

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 13-May 16

MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABJ.RushFLC MAIN FL1 20315866Textbook
F01:00PM-04:05PMLABD.HoffmanFLC MAIN FL1 20316204Textbook
Th07:00PM-10:05PMLABJ.RushFLC MAIN FL1 20315867Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.ThompsonEl Dorado EDC A10916311Textbook

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 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.RushFLC MAIN FL1 20316330Textbook

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, Mar 13-May 10

T01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.WorthRancho RCC1 21216479Textbook
TBATBALECD.WorthFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16479Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECH.OltsFLC MAIN FL1 20315868Textbook
Th01:00PM-04:05PMLECH.OltsFLC MAIN FL1 20316272Textbook
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECS.WattersFLC MAIN FL1 20316412Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECH.OltsEl Dorado EDC A21115869Textbook

ANTH 319    Visual Anthropology: Introduction to Ethnographic Film    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D
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 13-May 16

T01:00PM-04:05PMLECH.OltsFLC MAIN FL1 20316635Textbook

ANTH 320    Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
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. A field trip is required as part of this course. (C-ID ANTH 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECA.CahoonFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE19638Textbook
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
canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at cahoona@flc.losrios.edu

TBATBALECA.CahoonOff Campus RCC ONLINE16162Textbook
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 canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at cahoona@flc.losrios.edu


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 13-May 16

M06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.MorenoFLC MAIN FL1 20619639Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECA.CahoonFLC MAIN FL1 20619639Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2017