Fall 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ANTH 300    Physical Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 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 25-Dec 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC A.Cahoon             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17151 
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F         07:30AM-10:35AM LEC R.Hoban              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16099 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Hoban              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           19434 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC T.Johansen           SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17275 Textbook
On-Campus

M         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17697 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 17697 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Monday, August 27, 2012, at 12:00 noon. This class will meet every Monday but will be conducted primarily online.

W         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17274 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 17274 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at 12:00 noon. This class will meet every Wednesday but will be conducted primarily online.

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17238 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16745 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC N.Storms             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16101 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 205     16100 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 205     16968 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC N.Garr               West Sac WSC 219         18278 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 51 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 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB A.Cahoon             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16114 
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F         10:45AM-01:50PM LAB R.Hoban              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17276 Textbook
Sa        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB T.Johansen           SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17239 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB N.Storms             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16112 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16111 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB L.Taylor             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18064 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 205     16113 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 205     17277 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB N.Garr               West Sac WSC 217         18279 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ANTH 310    Cultural Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 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 25-Dec 20
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18108 
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MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 220         18331 Textbook
F         07:30AM-10:35AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 208         18645 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16109 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16102 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN RHN 208         17443 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN RHN 267         16105 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC S.Watters            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           19439 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 205     16103 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 205     18348 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBA       TBA             LEC T.Cheshire           Off Campus Online        16104 Textbook
Online Class. Please attend ONE of the following orientations: Monday, August 27, 2012, 9:30am - 10:30am in WSC 220; OR Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 9:30am - 10:30am in WSC 220. Also, email your instructor at cheshitc@scc.losrios.edu to confirm your preferred date on which you will be attending the orientation.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ANTH 320    Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 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 25-Dec 20
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHN 229         17698 
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On-Campus


ANTH 331    The Anthropology of Religion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 310 and ESLR 310 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); 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 of religions, spiritual beliefs, and their 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. This course was formerly known as ANTH 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           20425 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN RHN 208         20426 Textbook
On-Campus


ANTH 334    Native Peoples of North America    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 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 introductory survey of traditional Native American societies. In this course students will gain an understanding of the peoples and cultures of North America and evaluate native ecological adaptations, languages, social organizations, religion, mythologies and world view, and artistic representations. Perspectives on changes in traditional life and Native Americans' current social roles and statuses will be included.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHN 228         19442 
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On-Campus


ANTH 341    Introduction to Linguistics    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 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 25-Dec 20
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHN 229         18330 
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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 25-Dec 20
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC I.Johnson            SCC MAIN RHN 228         19443 
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On-Campus


ANTH 495    Independent Studies in Anthropology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: See Independent Studies

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 20487 
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On-Campus

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2013