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Anthropology

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30 Courses/Sections found for Fall 2016     (Each listing represents a different section.)
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M=Monday  T=Tuesday  W=Wednesday  Th=Thursday  F=Friday  S=Saturday  U=Sunday

Course IDCourse TitleUnits
CRN # Course Activity Time Days Instructor Location

ANTH 1INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY4 Units
Survey and investigation of the basic processes of evolution and their application to the development of modern humans. Impact of natural selection and genetics on development of new species. Evolutionary processes behind the physical and behavioral development of primates. History of the human lineage by reconstructing the fossil record, using investigations by paleoanthropologists, geologists, biologists, and archaeologists. Relationship between contemporary biology and behavior, facilitating an understanding of the effect of them upon future humankind.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ANTH 1H.
20378 ANTH-001.-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWSCHAEFERS, KATHERINE3101
20020 ANTH-001.-02 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThPATEL, SHANKARI3101
20021 ANTH-001.-03 Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMTThMAURER, KATHRYN3101
20379• ANTH-001.-04W LectureTBATBADAVIDSON, KATHERINEONLINE
ANTH-001.-04W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.
20022• ANTH-001.-05W LectureTBATBARODGERS, JOONLINE
ANTH001.05W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.
20629• ANTH-001.-07W LectureTBATBADAVIDSON, KATHERINEONLINE
ANTH-001.-07W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.
22075√ ANTH-001.-09 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThCONNELL, SAMUELSPAIN
This course is offered at the Foothill College Sunnyvale Center located at 1070 Innovation Way in Sunnyvale. Please visit https://foothill.edu/sunnyvale/ for campus information and directions.

ANTH 1HHONORS INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY4 Units
Survey and investigation of the basic processes of evolution and their application to the development of modern humans. Impact of natural selection and genetics on development of new species. Evolutionary processes behind the physical and behavioral development of primates. History of the human lineage by reconstructing the fossil record, using investigations by paleoanthropologists, geologists, biologists, and archaeologists. Relationship between contemporary biology and behavior, facilitating an understanding of the effect of them upon future humankind. As an honors course, it is a full thematic seminar with advanced teaching methods focusing on major writing, reading, and research assignments, student class lectures, group discussions and interactions.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Honors Institute participant.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ANTH 1.
20774% ANTH-001H-01H Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWWOLF, JOHN3103
ANTH-001H-01H: For Honors students only. Contact the Honors Institute at (650) 949-7638 for more information.
22076% ANTH-001H-02H Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThCONNELL, SAMUELSPAIN

ANTH 1LPHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY LABORATORY1 Unit
Introductory laboratory course focusing on scientific methodology to explore/experiment with topics from Anthropology lecture sections. Topics include Mendelian genetics, population genetics, human variability, forensics, medical anthropology, epidemiology, hominid dietary patterns, non-human primates, primate dental and skeletal anatomy, fossil hominids, chronometric dating, environmental challenges to hominids, environmental impact of hominid behavior, general methodologies utilized in physical anthropological research, and the general study of hominids as bio-culturally adapting animals.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Corequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ANTH 1 or 1H.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ANTH 1HL.
20023 ANTH-001L-01 Laboratory01:00 PM-03:50 PMMWOLF, JOHN3103
ANTH-001L-01: ANTH 1L meets the IGETC science lab requirement.
20024 ANTH-001L-02 Laboratory09:00 AM-11:50 AMFFLORES, GUSTAVO3103
ANTH-001L-02: ANTH 1L meets the IGETC science lab requirement.
20307 ANTH-001L-03 Laboratory03:00 PM-05:50 PMTKING, TIMOTHY3103
ANTH-001L-03: ANTH 1L meets the IGETC science lab requirement.

ANTH 1HLHONORS PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY LABORATORY1 Unit
Introductory laboratory course focusing on scientific methodology to explore/experiment with topics from Anthropology lecture sections. Topics include Mendelian genetics, population genetics, human variability, forensics, medical anthropology, epidemiology, hominid dietary patterns, non-human primates, primate dental and skeletal anatomy, fossil hominids, chronometric dating, environmental challenges to hominids, environmental impact of hominid behavior, general methodologies utilized in physical anthropological research, and the general study of hominids as bio-culturally adapting animals. As an honors course, it is a full thematic seminar with advanced teaching methods focusing on major writing, reading, and research assignments, student class lectures, group discussions and interactions. Material covered will be enhanced and research techniques and methodologies explored in greater depth than in the non-honors version of this course.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Honors Institute participant.
Corequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ANTH 1H.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ANTH 1L.
20998% ANTH-01HL-01H Laboratory01:00 PM-03:50 PMMWOLF, JOHN3103
ANTH-01HL-01H: For Honors students only. Contact the Honors Institute at (650) 949-7638 for more information.

ANTH 2ACULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY4 Units
Introduction to the study of human culture and the concepts, theories, and methods used in the comparative study of sociocultural systems. Subjects include subsistence, political organization, language, kinship, religion, social inequality, ethnicity, gender, and culture change. Discussion of anthropological perspectives to contemporary issues.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ANTH 2AH.
20026 ANTH-002A-02 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWKING, TIMOTHY3101
20027• ANTH-002A-03W LectureTBATBAPRICE, JENNIFERONLINE
ANTH-002A-03W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.
20999• ANTH-002A-04W LectureTBATBAPRICE, JENNIFERONLINE
ANTH-002A-04W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.
20282 ANTH-002A-05 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThMAURER, KATHRYN3101
22077√ ANTH-002A-06 Lecture12:00 PM-01:50 PMTThCONNELL, SAMUELSPAIN

ANTH 2BPATTERNS OF CULTURE4 Units
Comparative study of patterns in culture. Introduction to ethnographic research and applications of different methods and theories for studying and interpreting societies.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
22078√ ANTH-002B-02 Lecture12:00 PM-01:50 PMTThCONNELL, SAMUELSPAIN

ANTH 3WORLD PREHISTORY: THE RISE & FALL OF EARLY CIVILIZATIONS4 Units
Survey of world prehistory as reconstructed by archaeologists. Human culture history from Stone Age beginnings to establishment and collapse of the world's first major civilizations. Covers societies from Asia and Africa to Europe and the Americas. Introduction to archaeological methods and interpretation. First use of tools, social complexity, urbanization, domestication of plants and animals, and the rise and fall of civilizations.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
22079√ ANTH-003.-01 Lecture03:00 PM-04:50 PMTThCONNELL, SAMUELSPAIN

ANTH 5MAGIC, SCIENCE & RELIGION4 Units
Explores the ways in which people have attempted to gain mastery over the natural and supernatural worlds beginning with prehistoric times and concluding with modern day society and the contemporary world. Cross-cultural study of the beliefs about the nature of reality, spirituality, death, magic, science and healing.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
20028 ANTH-005.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThSCHAEFERS, KATHERINE3103
20463• ANTH-005.-02W LectureTBATBAMAURER, KATHRYNONLINE
ANTH-005-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

ANTH 8INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY4 Units
Introduction to the historical development, theory and techniques of archaeological research and fieldwork. Development of comparative approach to the study of ancient cultures. Focus on cultural resource management, survey and selection of field sites, dating, excavation, artifact classification, interpretation of data and written analysis.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
21000 ANTH-008.-01 Lecture12:00 PM-03:50 PMFHYLKEMA, MARK3101
22080√ ANTH-008.-02 Lecture03:00 PM-04:50 PMTThCONNELL, SAMUELSPAIN

ANTH 15MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY: METHODS & PRACTICE4 Units
Introduction to Medical Anthropology, a subfield of the discipline of anthropology that seeks to understand and highlight how health, illness and healing practices are culturally constructed and mediated. Students will investigate global, cross-cultural and local issues related to health, sickness, healing, epidemiology, aging and dying from an applied and biocultural perspective, using anthropological theory and ethnographic fieldwork methods. Students will be exposed to diverse cultural interpretations of health, sickness and healing, the importance of viewing medical systems as social systems, understanding the socio-cultural context of medical decision making and therapy management, the principles of cultural competency, and the recurrent and ongoing problems of socioeconomic inequality and ecological disruptions that have an impact upon the differential distribution and treatment of human diseases.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ANTH 50.
Formerly: ANTH 50
21850 ANTH-015.-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWWOLF, JOHN3103

ANTH 22THE AZTEC, MAYA, INCA & THEIR PREDECESSORS: CIVILIZATIONS OF THE AMERICAS4 Units
Survey of the origin, spread, and decline of pre-Columbian civilizations in Central and South America with a focus on the Maya, Inca and Aztec. Applies understandings of archaeology and cultural anthropology to examine the dynamics economic, social, political, cultural, and religious systems of Mesoamerica and South America over time. Covers the colonization process by the Spanish and current day indigenous issues in Mesoamerica and South America.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
21851• ANTH-022.-01W LectureTBATBANEFF, LINDAONLINE
ANTH-022.-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

ANTH 70RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN ANTHROPOLOGY1 Unit
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Anthropology beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
3 hours laboratory per week. (36 hours total per quarter.)
20877 ANTH-070R-01 LectureTBATBASTAFF, MTBA
Students need to complete an independent contract with the instructor after the beginning of the quarter. Please contact the division office for more information at (650) 949-7322.

ANTH 71RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN ANTHROPOLOGY2 Units
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Anthropology beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
6 hours laboratory per week. (72 hours total per quarter.)
20878 ANTH-071R-01 LectureTBATBASTAFF, MTBA
Students need to complete an independent contract with the instructor after the beginning of the quarter. Please contact the division office for more information at (650) 949-7322.

ANTH 72RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN ANTHROPOLOGY3 Units
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Anthropology beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
9 hours laboratory per week. (108 hours total per quarter.)
21904 ANTH-072R-01 LectureTBATBASTAFF, MTBA
Students need to complete an independent contract with the instructor after the beginning of the quarter. Please contact the division office for more information at (650) 949-7322.

ANTH 73RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN ANTHROPOLOGY4 Units
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Anthropology beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
12 hours laboratory per week. (144 hours total per quarter.)
21905 ANTH-073R-01 LectureTBATBASTAFF, MTBA
Students need to complete an independent contract with the instructor after the beginning of the quarter. Please contact the division office for more information at (650) 949-7322.

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