Spring 2011 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Einhorn            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           25960 
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F         07:30AM-10:35AM LEC R.Hoban              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23828 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           26146 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Einhorn            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           27096 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC N.Garr               SCC MAIN ADJ 2           25096 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC B.Wynn               SCC MAIN ADJ 2           28554 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 102     23830 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.


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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Hoban              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23852 
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F         10:45AM-01:50PM LAB R.Hoban              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           26238 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB B.Wynn               SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23848 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB N.Storms             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23846 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LAB N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 102     23850 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.


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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23840 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23832 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           28558 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           26578 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23836 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 102     23834 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Garr               West Sac WSC 221         29772 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHN 220         27098 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           26240 
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F         02:00PM-05:05PM LEC L.Vittitow           SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23844 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           23842 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 102     27404 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.


ANTH 332    Native Peoples of California    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 provides a study of the Native inhabitants of California from the prehistoric period to the present time, in addition to offering an introduction to the diversity and complexity of aboriginal California. It includes the environmental adaptation, material culture, social structure, ideology, and response to change. This course meets the SCC Multicultural Graduation Requirement for comparative examination of diverse culture groups in the U.S. In addition to gaining perspectives on the great diversity of aboriginal cultures in California, the student will examine the impact of the other Native and non-Native groups on those cultures.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHN 228         28560 
Textbook
On-Campus


ANTH 481    Honors Cultural Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
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 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 will be emphasized including human culture and language, cultural relativism, holism, ethnocentrism, cross-cultural comparisons, fieldwork, 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. This honors section uses an intensive instructional methodology designed to challenge motivated students.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHN 228         27524 
Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: May 12, 2011