Spring 2013 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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC A.Cahoon             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17156 
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F         07:30AM-10:35AM LEC R.Hoban              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16324 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Hoban              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18709 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC T.Johansen           SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18390 Textbook
On-Campus

M         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18391 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18391 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 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           18392 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18392 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 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           17225 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16846 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC I.Johnson            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18010 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 205     16325 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 205     18461 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 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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB A.Cahoon             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16335 
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F         10:45AM-01:50PM LAB R.Hoban              SCC MAIN ADJ 2           17258 Textbook
Sa        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB T.Johansen           SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18393 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB B.Pierini            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16332 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB N.Garr               SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16333 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB I.Johnson            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18394 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LAB N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 205     16334 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 205     18462 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 220         16330 
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MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 220         18395 Textbook
F         07:30AM-10:35AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 220         18472 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           16326 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18012 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 4           17365 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 4           16328 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC G.Argent             SCC MAIN ADJ 2           18710 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC N.Garr               Davis Cntr Davis 205     16327 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC B.Wynn               Davis Cntr Davis 112     18473 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Taylor             West Sac WSC 221         18155 Textbook
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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHN 229         17543 
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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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 4           19444 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN ADJ 4           19445 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Johansen           Davis Cntr Davis 205     19443 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 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 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 19-May 22
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHS 271         18474 
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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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHN 229         18396 
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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 19-May 22
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHS 271         17690 
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On-Campus

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013