Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH 101  Introduction to Physical Anthropology  (3.0 Units)  

Biological anthropology explores the biological development and adaptations of humans in relation to their different natural environments through the biocultural approach. This course provides information on how and why human populations vary within and between themselves; how and why humans have changed biologically and behaviorally through time; physical and behavioral comparisons between human and non-human primates; and biological and behavioral/technological development from the earliest to modern humans. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lecture Hours: 48.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

ANTH 101L  Physical Anthropology Laboratory  (1.0 Units)  

Coordinated with the lecture, this optional lab provides hands-on experience in human genetics, variation, and evolution; comparisons of non-human primate behavior; knowledge of the human skeleton, and forensic identification methods. Grade Option.

Co-requisite(s): ANTH 101

Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

ANTH 102  Introduction to Cultural Anthropology  (3.0 Units)  

This course compares aspects of culture: societal organization, economy, marriage, family, language, gender issues, religion, traditions, rituals. The development and evolution of culture/society is discussed. Drawing from the social sciences, the history/development of the modern World System and its effect on cultures worldwide is outlined. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

ANTH 103  Introduction to Archaeology  (3.0 Units)  

This course provides information on the history and development of archaeology, the archaeological methods used to excavate sites, how archaeologists relate the artifacts and other remains found on the sites to human behavior, how the sites within a region relate to each other and the natural surroundings, and the theoretical framework that helps to explain the behavioral and technological changes through time. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

ANTH 103F  Archaeology Field Class  (3.0 Units)  

This course provides the student with hands-on experience in the excavation and investigation of an archaeology site and the materials contained in archaeology sites, the archaeological methods used to excavate sites, and how archaeologists relate the artifacts and other remains found on the sites to human behavior. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 36.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

ANTH 103LA  Basic Archaeology Lab  (3.0 Units)  

This course is the first of four courses designed  as a laboratory class that compliments the Archaelogy Field Courses. The class introduces the students to laboratory work in archaelogy, providing entry level hands-on experience. Students learn to process the materials collected from the field class archaeology site, from cleaning and identifiation to their anaylysis. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 18.00; Lab Hours: 108.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

ANTH 103LB  Basic Archaeology Lab  (3.0 Units)  

This course is the second of four courses designed as a laboratory class that complements the Archaeology Field Courses. The class introduces the students to laboratory work in archaeology, providing additional practical hands-on experience. Students learn to process the materials collected from the field class archaeology site, from cleaning and identification to their analysis.

Lecture Hours: 18.00; Lab Hours: 108.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

ANTH 103LC  Archaeology Lab III  (3.0 Units)  

This course is the third of four courses designed as a laboratory class that complements the Archaeology Field Courses. The class introduces the students the students to laboratory work in archaeology, providing additional practical hands-on experience. Students learn to process the materials collected from the field class archaeology site, from cleaning and identification to their analysis. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 18.00; Lab Hours: 108.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

ANTH 106  Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology  (3.0 Units)  

This course examines human language systems and their significance in social context. Topics that will be covered include: the origins and evolution of language; nonhuman primate communication systems; language classification; language structure; semantic systems; the social and cultural function of language; language acquisition; language change and the reconstruction of language at earlier stages. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

ANTH 107  Introduction to Forensic Anthropology And Archaeology  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed to introduce the student to the specialty fields of forensic anthropology and forensic archaeology. The student will become familiar with archaeological field methods and many of the basic techniques used by forensic anthropologists. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only