Spring 2018 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. (C-ID ANTH 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC I.Johnson            SCC MAIN RHN 313         17356 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC I.Johnson            SCC MAIN RHN 313         18203 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Fayko              SCC MAIN RHN 327         18066 Textbook
On-Campus

F         10:45AM-02:00PM LEC R.Fayko              SCC MAIN RHN 327         19082 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC I.Johnson            SCC MAIN RHN 327         19210 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHN 313         17184 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHN 313         17905 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC T.Johansen           Davis Cntr Davis 205     16819 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC S.Etting             Davis Cntr Davis 205     18116 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN Online          18067 Textbook
Online Class. Online orientation must be completed on the Canvas course website http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ during the first week of class.

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN Online          18068 Textbook
Online Class. Online orientation must be completed on the Canvas course website http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ during the first week of class.

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN Online          18791 Textbook
Online Class. Online orientation must be completed on the Canvas course website http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ during the first week of class.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN Online          18915 Textbook
Online Class. Online orientation must be completed on the Canvas course website http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ during the first week of class.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Marshall           Off Campus Online        19871 Textbook
Online Class. Online orientation must be completed on the Canvas course website http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ during the first week of class.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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. (C-ID ANTH 115L)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB I.Johnson            SCC MAIN RHN 313         16828 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB I.Johnson            SCC MAIN RHN 313         16825 Textbook
Sa        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB R.Fayko              SCC MAIN RHN 327         18069 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB N.Storms             SCC MAIN RHN 327         16826 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHN 313         18070 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LAB T.Johansen           Davis Cntr Davis 205     16827 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB S.Etting             Davis Cntr Davis 205     18117 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBA       TBA             LAB I.Johnson            SCC MAIN Online          18979 Textbook
Online Class. Online orientation must be completed on the Canvas course website http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ during the first week of class.

TBA       TBA             LAB I.Johnson            SCC MAIN Online          18980 Textbook
Online Class. Online orientation must be completed on the Canvas course website http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ during the first week of class.


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, Jan 13-May 16
T         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 327         18578 
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TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 18578 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 10:30am in RHN 327. 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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Storms             SCC MAIN RHS 261         20673 
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NEW SECTION - 20673 as of 11/13/17
On-Campus

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 327         16824 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 327         18071 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN RHN 327         16820 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC F.Araujo             SCC MAIN RHN 313         18204 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC S.Etting             Davis Cntr Davis 112     18122 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC S.Reddy              West Sac WSC 323         17977 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN Online          18981 Textbook
Online Class. Online orientation must be completed on the Canvas course website http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ during the first week of class.

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN Online          19573 Textbook
Online Class. Online orientation must be completed on the Canvas course website http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ during the first week of class.

TBA       TBA             LEC I.Johnson            Off Campus Online        16821 Textbook
Online Class. Online orientation must be completed on the Canvas course website http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ during the first week of class.
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


ANTH 323    Introduction to Archaeology    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 concepts, methods, and theoretical perspectives employed in the scientific study of archaeology. Emphasis will be placed on how data is retrieved from the archaeological record and how it can be used to address questions about the development and evolution of human social systems. Topics will include archaeological theory, survey and excavation methods, laboratory analysis, reconstructing past environments, and drawing conclusions about the past from archaeological data. This course will draw upon examples from the New World as well as archaeological examples worldwide. A field trip may be required. Research assignments will be assigned to students who cannot participate in a field trip. (C-ID ANTH 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC N.Storms             SCC MAIN RHN 327         18721 
Textbook
On-Campus

Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Marshall           West Sac WSC 114         19872 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN RHN 327         18301 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Johansen           Davis Cntr Davis 205     18300 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN Online          19045 Textbook
Online Class. Online orientation must be completed on the Canvas course website http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ during the first week of class.


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 13-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHN 313         20490 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHN 313         18072 
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On-Campus


ANTH 481    Honors 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
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. (C-ID ANTH 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Lindell            SCC MAIN RHN 327         17691 
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On-Campus


ANTH 495    Independent Studies in Anthropology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to 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, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB I.Johnson             TBA TBA                 18505 
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Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus


ANTH 499    Experimental Offering in Anthropology    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: See Experimental Offering. 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, Jan 13-May 16
Mesoamerica and the Ancient Maya
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Grofe              SCC MAIN RHN 313         19607 
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3 units - 54 hours lecture
Description: This course is a survey of the anthropology and archaeology of Mesoamerica, with a particular emphasis on Ancient Maya. It includes an anthropological perspective of the characteristics of past and present Mesoamerican cultures, including languages, writing systems, mythological and religious traditions, social and political organization, gender roles, economic systems, agriculture and astronomy. The course reviews history from the Precolumbian period through colonization and the current era, including contemporary ethnography and issues of representation.
On-Campus

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 11, 2017