Spring 2012 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 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC K.Demps              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17727 
Textbook
F         07:30AM-10:35AM LEC R.Hoban              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16730 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Hoban              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           20777 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC I.Johnson            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           19885 Textbook
On-Campus

M         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           19886 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 19886 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 12:00 noon in AJ2. This class will meet every Monday but will be conducted primarily online.

W         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           19887 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 19887 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 12:00 noon in AJ2. This class will meet every Wednesday but will be conducted primarily online.

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17812 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17322 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC N.Storms             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18853 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 205     16731 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 205     20040 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Demps              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16742 
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F         10:45AM-01:50PM LAB R.Hoban              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17855 Textbook
Sa        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Johnson            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           19888 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB N.Storms             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16739 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16740 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB M.Grofe              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           19889 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LAB N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 205     16741 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 205     20041 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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 14-May 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16736 
Textbook
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 220         19890 Textbook
F         07:30AM-10:35AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 208         20107 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16732 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18855 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN RHN 208         18000 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN RHN 208         16734 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC G.Argent             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           20778 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 205     16733 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 112     20108 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Garr               West Sac WSC 221         19056 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 14-May 16
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHN 229         18228 
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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 14-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN RHN 208         17856 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN RHN 208         16737 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC F.Araujo             Davis Cntr Davis 205     18360 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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 14-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHS 261         20110 
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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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHN 229         19891 
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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 14-May 16
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHS 261         18411 
Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012