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Anthropology


ANTHR 1 Cultural Anthropology Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the anthropological study of culture. The course emphasizes cultural similarities and differences worldwide with respect to kinship, marriage, economics, politics, religion, and social inequality. (UC, CSU, CAN ANTH 4)

ANTHR 2 Physical Anthropology Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to physical evolution of humans from the earliest hominid forms to modern groups. Drawing from biological, geological, and anthropological data, the course will outline and explain the various forces acting upon human evolutionary development. Problems of race and racial classification will also be explored. (UC, CSU, CAN ANTH 2)

ANTHR 2L Physical Anthropology Laboratory Units 1
Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ANTHR 2.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a laboratory course which supplements ANTHR 2. The student will become familiar with the process used in identifying and analyzing human skeletal remains, the physical evidence used in the study of primate evolution including fossilization, geologic time scale and archaeological reconstruction of prehistoric activities, comparative osteology of non-human primates, primate behavior, paleoanthropology, and the development of stone tool technologies. (UC, CSU)

ANTHR 4 Introduction to Linguistics Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the study of language in theory and practice. The student explores what is known about human language - its uniqueness, its structure, its use, its diversity, and its universality. An effort is made to analyze the relationship between language, culture, and social levels. (UC, CSU)

ANTHR 6 Introduction to North American Indians Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a comparative study of native American Indians and cultures from the Arctic to the southern border of the United States, using archaeological and ethnographic materials. (UC, CSU)

ANTHR 10 Introduction to Archaeology Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of the development of archaeology as an anthropological study, with particular emphasis on the contributions of archaeology toward supplementing man's understanding of the development of human culture. The objectives, methods, and techniques of modern archaeology are combined with a survey of major archaeological sites and cultures. (UC, CSU, CAN ANTH 6)

ANTHR 12A Beginning Field Archaeology Units 1
Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ANTHR 10.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the beginning field course in archaeological excavation. This course stresses techniques and methods at the excavation site. The course emphasizes the care and preservation of artifacts, as well as analysis of artifacts and interpretation of the cultural remains. (UC, CSU)

ANTHR 12B Intermediate Field Archaeology Units 1
Prerequisites: ANTHR 12; ANTHR 10 or concurrent enrollment.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an intermediate field course in archaeological excavation. The course continues to stress techniques and methods at the excavation site and emphasizes special field problems. The course focuses on the writing of an on-site summary report by the excavation team. (UC, CSU)

ANTHR 15 Selected Topics: Anthropology Units 0.5-1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of Anthropology not already covered by the existing curricula. (CSU)

ANTHR 50H Special Studies: Anthropology Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and the division chairperson; ANTHR 1, 2, or 10 with a grade of "B" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to allow the qualified student to do advanced work in the field. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study. The course may be repeated for a maximum total of 4 units. (CSU)

ANTHR 75 Selected Topics: Anthropology Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of anthropology not covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.




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