Fall 2010 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ANTH 300    Physical Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 50 and ENGWR 59 or ESLW 310 and ESLR 310 with grades of "C" or better
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 an introduction to the science of physical anthropology. The topics to be covered will include: the field of anthropology; the scientific method; genetics and inheritance; natural selection; principles and mechanics of evolution; evidence of evolution; modern human variation; living primates; and the fossil evidence for human evolution.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC B.Wynn               SCC MAIN ADJ 2           26342 
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F         07:30AM-10:35AM LEC J.Einhorn            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23568 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Einhorn            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           26756 Textbook
On-Campus

M         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           27950 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 27950 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Monday, August 23, 2010, from 12:00 noon - 12:50 pm in ADJ 2. This class will meet on Mondays but will be conducted primarily online.

W         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           26754 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 26754 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, from 12:00 noon - 12:50 pm in AJ2. This class will meet on Wednesdays but will be conducted primarily online.

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           26606 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           25214 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC N.Storms             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23572 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 102     23570 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 102     25858 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC N.Garr               West Sac WSC 219         30895 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ANTH 301    Physical Anthropology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: ANTH 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in ANTH 300 or 480. ENGWR 50 and ENGWR 59 or ESLW 310 and ESLR 310 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This introductory laboratory course is designed to familiarize students with the methods and materials of physical anthropology. Topics of significance covered in the course will include human osteology, forensic anthropology, genetics and evolutionary theory, biological classification, primatology, and the fossil evidence for the evolution of humans and their ancestors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB C.Christensen        SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23604 
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F         10:45AM-01:50PM LAB C.Christensen        SCC MAIN ADJ 2           26758 Textbook
Sa        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Johnson            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           26608 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB B.Wynn               SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23600 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23598 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB J.Einhorn            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           29344 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 102     23602 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 102     26760 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LAB N.Garr               West Sac WSC 219         30896 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ANTH 310    Cultural Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 50 and ENGWR 59 or ESLW 310 and ESLR 310 with grades of "C" or better.
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 variety of customs, traditions, and forms of social organization in a variety of western and non-western societies. The main goal of the course is to understand the importance of culture for both the individual and societies. Anthropological concepts that will be stressed include human culture and language, cultural relativism, holism, ethnocentrism, cross-cultural comparisons, field work, and theory. Topics include the nature of culture, subsistence methods, religion, linguistics, trade and economic systems, arts, kindship, marriage and family systems, technology, and change.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           29540 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23590 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23576 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           27200 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN RHN 208         23582 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC A.Beasley            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           31387 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC A.Beasley            Davis Cntr Davis 105     23578 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC L.Vittitow           Davis Cntr Davis 150     31444 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC B.Wynn               West Sac WSC 214         23580 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN Online          27280 Textbook
Online Class. Orientation Required. Students must contact the instructor to sign up for a time to attended the mandatory orientation. Instructor's e-mail address is cheshit@scc.losrios.edu.


ANTH 320    Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 50 and ENGWR 59 or ESLW 310 and ESLR 310 with grades of "C" or better.
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 is an introduction to the field of Archaeology and a survey of World Prehistory. Students will be introduced to the theories, concepts, and methods employed by archaeologists in the study of the human past. By examining the archaeological record of cultures in Africa, Europe, Asia, the Americas, and the Pacific Islands, students will explore the trajectory of human cultures from the Upper Paleolithic onward, using a range of case studies from around the world.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 220         27952 
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On-Campus


ANTH 330    Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 50 and ENGWR 59 or ESLW 310 and ESLR 310 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a cross-cultural study of the forms and functions and 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 and on broad comparison to derive insight into the general functions of beliefs and rituals in human life.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           26762 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN RHN 208         23594 Textbook
On-Campus


ANTH 341    Introduction to Linguistics    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 50 and ENGWR 59 or ESLW 310 and ESLR 310 with grades of "C" or better.
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 will involve the student in the exploration of the role of language in social interaction and world view, minority languages and dialects, bilingualism, literacy, and the social motivation of language change. The student will also be introduced to the analytical techniques of linguistics and the demonstration of their relevance to language in sociocultural issues.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC A.Rukeyser           SCC MAIN RHN 220         31386 
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On-Campus


ANTH 480    Honors Physical Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Enrollment Limitation: Eligibility for admission to the Honors Program.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a seminar-style Honors-level introduction to the science of physical anthropology. Topics will include: the field of anthropology; the scientific method; genetics and inheritance; natural selection; principles and mechanics of evolution; evidence of evolution; modern human variation; living primates; and the fossil evidence for human evolution. This honors section uses an intensive instructional methodology designed to challenge motivated students.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23574 
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On-Campus

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2011