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32 Courses/Sections found for Spring 2016     (Each listing represents a different section.)
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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.
40085 ANTH-001.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWSCHAEFERS, KATHERINE3101
40039• ANTH-001.-02W LectureTBATBADAVIDSON, KATHERINEONLINE
ANTH-001.-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.
40086 ANTH-001.-03 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThCEARLEY, DANIEL3103
40087 ANTH-001.-04 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThCONNELL, SAMUEL3101
40040• ANTH-001.-06W LectureTBATBADAVIDSON, KATHERINEONLINE
ANTH-001.-06W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.
40612• ANTH-001.-07W LectureTBATBACONNELL, SAMUELONLINE
ANTH-001.-07W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.
40786 ANTH-001.-08 Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMTThMAURER, KATHRYN3101

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.
40960 ANTH-001H-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWWOLF, JOHN3103

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.
41507 ANTH-001L-01 Laboratory02:00 PM-04:50 PMTCONNELL, SAMUEL3103
ANTH-001L-01: ANTH 1L meets the IGETC science lab requirement.
41508 ANTH-001L-02 Laboratory12:00 PM-02:50 PMMWOLF, JOHN3103
ANTH-001L-02: ANTH 1L meets the IGETC science lab requirement.
41512 ANTH-001L-03 Laboratory10:00 AM-12:50 PMFGONZALEZ, ANA3103
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.
41572% ANTH-01HL-01H Lecture12:00 PM-02:50 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.
40088 ANTH-002A-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWSCHAEFERS, KATHERINE3101
40089 ANTH-002A-03 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThMAURER, KATHRYN3106
40397• ANTH-002A-05W LectureTBATBARODGERS, JOONLINE
ANTH-002A-05W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.
40485• ANTH-002A-06W LectureTBATBAPRICE, JENNIFERONLINE
ANTH-002A.-06W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

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.)
41514 ANTH-002B-01Y Lecture04:00 PM-06:50 PMTMAURER, KATHRYN3101
  Lecture TBATBAMAURER, KATHRYNONLINE

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.)
40090 ANTH-003.-01 Lecture04:00 PM-05:50 PMMWHYLKEMA, MARK3103

ANTH 4FIRST PEOPLES OF NORTH AMERICA4 Units
Survey of Native American societies and cultures, north of Mexico, from a cultural perspective. Includes social organization, economics, technology and belief systems. Historic and current relationship between the federal government and the Native Americans. Contemporary issues of Native American communities.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
41510• ANTH-004.-01W LectureTBATBANEFF, LINDAONLINE
ANTH-004.-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

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.)
40478• ANTH-005.-02W LectureTBATBAMAURER, KATHRYNONLINE
ANTH-005-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.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.)
40092 ANTH-008.-01 Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMMWCONNELL, SAMUEL3206

ANTH 13INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY4 Units
Introduction to the application of anthropology as a science to the medical-legal process and its emphasis on the identification of human skeletal remains. Uses the scientific methodology to cover basic human osteoology and odontology, assessment of age at time of death, sex, ancestry, trauma analysis, pathology, crime scene analysis, animal scavenging, and identification procedures. Focuses on the varying applications of science in the modern world in which forensic anthropology is utilized ranging from crime scene investigation, missing person identification, human rights, and humanitarian investigations.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
40611 ANTH-013.-01 Lecture12:00 PM-01:50 PMTThCEARLEY, DANIEL3103

ANTH 13LFORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY LABORATORY1 Unit
Introductory laboratory course focusing on scientific methodology to reinforce topics from Forensic Anthropology lecture sections using hands-on technical training. Focuses on the medico-legal process utilized in forensics with an emphasis on the identification of human skeletal remains and evidence description. Contains exercises in identifying basic human osteoology/odontology elements and morphological features. Will include standardized procedures for the assessment of age at time of death, sex, ancestry, trauma analysis, pathology, physical characteristics including height and weight, crime scene analysis, animal scavenging, and identification procedures. Focuses on how laboratory conclusions are utilized in courtroom proceedings during expert witness testimony.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Corequisite: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in ANTH 13.
41543 ANTH-013L-01 Laboratory02:00 PM-04:50 PMThCEARLEY, DANIEL3103

ANTH 14LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY4 Units
Introduces students to the anthropological study of language and non-verbal human communication. Using a cross-cultural perspective, students will examine the relationship between culture and the ways in which humans communicate. Topics include language structure, acquisition, diversity, and change.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
41511 ANTH-014.-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWKING, TIMOTHY3203

ANTH 16LBASIC ARCHAEOLOGY LABORATORY1 Unit
An introduction to basic laboratory methods and techniques of archaeology using the scientific method, including cataloging, care and analysis of artifacts, bone recognition, and archaeological excavation. This class will introduce concepts within an anthropological research framework. In addition to gaining expertise in laboratory research, students will examine, discuss, critique and write about the techniques, tools, laboratory terminology and processes of laboratory research at a basic level. Students will use archaeology vocabulary in verbal and written class reports.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: UC transferability is limited to 3 units maximum for ANTH 16L, 17L & 18L; not open to students with credit in ANTH 8L.
Formerly: ANTH 8L
41513 ANTH-016L-01 Laboratory03:00 PM-05:50 PMWCONNELL, SAMUEL3101

ANTH 51ARCHAEOLOGY SURVEY2 Units
Introduction to field survey in archaeology. Emphasis on site identification, survey techniques and recording skills. All work is conducted at field sites.
6 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ANTH 11B.
40718 ANTH-051.-01 Lecture10:00 AM-03:50 PMFCONNELL, SAMUEL3106

ANTH 55APPLIED CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY FIELD METHODS1 Unit
Applied anthropology focuses on the use of anthropological theories, perspectives and data-gathering methods in real-world contexts of practice or problem-solving. This 1-unit course provides students with the opportunity to learn and apply field methods from the sub-discipline of applied cultural anthropology to problems found in their own communities. Students will learn how to identify a research topic, write a proposal and project plan with specific milestones and deliverables, carry out research with the most appropriate field methodologies of applied research, and produce a "product" at the end of the course. Projects for this course will be in one of the major arenas of applied cultural anthropology, including: design anthropology, development anthropology, anthropology and healthcare, anthropology and social work, anthropology and education, organizational and business anthropology. Students will utilize field methodologies unique to applied cultural anthropology.
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter.)
41542 ANTH-055.-01 Lecture12:00 PM-12:50 PMWCONNELL, SAMUEL3101

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.)
40719 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.)
41152 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.)
41153 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.)
41154 ANTH-073R-01 LectureTBATBACONNELL, SAMUELTBA
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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