Fall 2015 Class Schedule (SCC)



Back to Previous Page

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 22-Dec 17
F         07:30AM-10:45AM LEC R.Fayko              SCC MAIN T06             16142 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC I.Johnson            SCC MAIN T06             17905 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:15PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN T06             16965 Textbook
On-Campus

M         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN T06             17264 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 17264 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Monday, August 24, 2015, 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 T06             16964 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 16964 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 12:00 noon. This class will meet every Wednesday but will be conducted primarily online.

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN T06             16622 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Fayko              SCC MAIN T04 1           16144 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN T06             16940 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC T.Johansen           Davis Cntr Davis 205     16143 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 205     16745 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC N.Storms             West Sac WSC 221         17588 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC I.Johnson            SCC MAIN Online          19442 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBA.


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 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB I.Johnson            SCC MAIN T06             16156 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB I.Johnson            SCC MAIN T06             17500 Textbook
F         11:00AM-02:15PM LAB R.Fayko              SCC MAIN T06             16966 Textbook
Sa        01:00PM-04:15PM LAB M.Grofe              SCC MAIN T06             16941 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB B.Pierini            SCC MAIN T06             16153 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB M.Grofe              SCC MAIN T06             16154 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB T.Johansen           Davis Cntr Davis 205     16155 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 205     16967 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB N.Storms             West Sac WSC 116         17589 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ANTH 303    Introduction to Forensic Anthropology    3 Units

Same As: ADMJ 332
Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 310 and ESLR 310 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ANTH 300; with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of forensic anthropology, which is an applied field of physical anthropology. Forensic anthropologists answer questions of medicolegal significance by applying techniques designed for the analysis of human skeletal remains. This course will focus on the introductory techniques used for human skeletal identification and trauma analysis. This identification will provide understanding of the broader aspects of applied anthropology and its role in working with law enforcement agencies and human rights issues, as well as ethical considerations. Students will develop an understanding of skeletons not as assemblages of bones, but as individuals possessing of names and identities, still connected to the social world in which they lived and died.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN T04 1           18359 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 18359 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 10:30am. This class will meet every Tuesday but will be conducted primarily online.

Th        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN T04 1           19711 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 19711 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 10:30am in Temp 004. This class will meet every Thursday but will be conducted primarily online.


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, kinship, marriage and family systems, technology, and change. (C-ID ANTH 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN T06             17525 
Textbook
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 220         17619 Textbook
F         07:30AM-10:45AM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHN 208         17757 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN T03 1           16152 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 220         16145 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN T04 1           17081 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN T04 1           16148 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN T06             17908 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC T.Johansen           Davis Cntr Davis 205     16146 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 205     17631 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBA       TBA             LEC I.Johnson            Off Campus Online        16147 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 8:00am-9:30am or 3:30pm-5:00pm, in room 220 at the West Sacramento Center. For more information, contact the instructor at johnsoi@scc.losrios.edu to confirm your preferred time at 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 22-Dec 17
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN T06             17265 
Textbook
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 22-Dec 17
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN T04 1           18128 
Textbook
T         02:30PM-03:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN T04 1           18129 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Lindell             TBA TBA                 18129 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at 2:30pm. This class will meet every Tuesday but will be conducted primarily online.


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 22-Dec 17
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHN 208         17909 
Textbook
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 22-Dec 17
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN T06             17618 
Textbook
On-Campus


ANTH 480    Honors 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
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 22-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC I.Johnson            SCC MAIN T06             17910 
Textbook
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: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 18309 
Textbook
On-Campus

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2015