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


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
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.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2017