Fall 2016 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 20-Dec 15
F         09:00AM-12:25PM LEC J.Marshall           SCC MAIN T06             16435 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC I.Johnson            SCC MAIN T06             18021 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:15PM LEC R.Fayko              SCC MAIN T06             17168 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN T06             16886 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Fayko              SCC MAIN T06             16437 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN T06             17145 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC N.Storms             Davis Cntr Davis 205     16436 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC M.Grofe              Davis Cntr Davis 205     16986 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Wynn               West Sac WSC 221         17743 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN Online          18718 Textbook
Online Class. Students must attend orientation on Monday, August 22, 2016, from 12:00pm - 1:00pm in LRC 105.

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN Online          18905 Textbook
Online Class. Students must attend orientation on Monday, August 22, 2016, from 1:00pm - 2:00pm in LRC 105.

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN Online          19138 Textbook
Online Class. Students must attend orientation on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, from 12:00pm - 1:00pm in LRC 105.

TBA       TBA             LEC B.Wynn               SCC MAIN Online          19733 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 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB I.Johnson            SCC MAIN T06             16449 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB I.Johnson            SCC MAIN T06             17666 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:25PM LAB J.Marshall           SCC MAIN T06             17169 Textbook
Sa        01:00PM-04:15PM LAB R.Fayko              SCC MAIN T06             17146 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB B.Pierini            SCC MAIN T06             16446 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB N.Storms             Davis Cntr Davis 205     16448 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB M.Grofe              Davis Cntr Davis 205     17170 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB B.Wynn               West Sac WSC 116         17744 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 IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of forensic anthropology, an applied field of physical anthropology. Forensic anthropology uses the analysis of human skeletal remains to answer medico-legal questions. This course emphasizes current techniques used in analysis of human skeletal remains, medico-legal 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. Students may earn credit for either ANTH 303 or ADMJ 332 but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN T04 1           18413 
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TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 18413 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.



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 societies around the world. 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 20-Dec 15
F         07:30AM-10:55AM LEC T.Johansen           SCC MAIN RHN 208         17892 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN T04 1           17689 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN T04 1           17774 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN T04 1           16438 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN T04 1           17278 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN T04 1           16441 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHS 263         18023 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Grofe              Davis Cntr Davis 205     17786 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN Online          19889 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBD.

TBA       TBA             LEC I.Johnson            Off Campus Online        16439 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBD.
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBA       TBA             LEC I.Johnson            Off Campus Online        16440 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBA. For more information, contact the instructor at johnsoi@scc.losrios.edu.
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 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN T06             17450 
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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 course surveys the forms and functions of supernatural belief systems and their associated rituals in various societies. Ethnographic examples are utilized in order to study beliefs and rituals within their sociocultural contexts. Comparisons are then drawn in order to understand the functions of religious and magical beliefs and rituals in human life.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN T04 1           18223 
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Th        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN T04 1           19888 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Lindell             TBA TBA                 19888 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on TBA. This class will meet every Thursday 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 20-Dec 15
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN T10             18024 
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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 language from an anthropological perspective, including the biological basis of language, the role of language in social interaction and world view, minority languages and dialects, bilingualism, literacy, the social motivation of language change, and the impact of language loss. 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHS 263         17773 
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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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC I.Johnson            SCC MAIN T06             18025 
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On-Campus



ANTH 495    Independent Studies in Anthropology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an opportunity to take a course in anthropology that covers topics that are not part of the regular curriculum. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Cheshire            TBA TBA                 18374 
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Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
2 Units
On-Campus



Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 29, 2016