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ANTH 101: Physical Anthropology
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or ENG 110GB

Biological aspects of human characteristics and behavior, the relationship of humans to other animals, the origins and evolutionary adaptations of human populations and the biological basis for the diversity of human groups. (CAN ANTH 2)

ANTH 101H: Physical Anthropology, Honors
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or ENG 110GB

Limitation on Enrollment: Honors course Biological aspects of human characteristics and behavior, the relationship of humans to other animals, the origins and evolutionary adaptations of human populations, and the biological basis for the diversity of human groups. Emphasis on reading and discussing selections from classic and contemporary research, and producing original research projects.

ANTH 101L: Physical Anthropology Laboratory
(1) F, S - CSU
Prerequisite or Corequisite: ANTH 101
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or ENG 110GB
Corequisite: ANTH 101

Laboratory approach to topics covered in Anth 101, with emphasis on population genetics, human osteology, biological classification, primate behavior and fossil hominids.

ANTH 102: Introduction To Archeology
(3) F, S -CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Introduction to the study of the methods and theories of anthropological archaeology, as well as a review of significant data and models that contribute to knowledge of the human past. Course includes the history and interdisciplinary nature of archaeological research; dating techniques; field and laboratory methods; CRM; ethical considerations; and selected cultural sequences.

ANTH 102H: Introduction to Archaeology, Honors
(4) F, S -CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Limitation on Enrollment: Honors course Introduction to the study of the methods and theories of anthropological archaeology, as well as a review of significant data and models that contribute to knowledge of the human past. Course includes the history and interdisciplinary nature of archaeological research; dating techniques; field and laboratory methods; CRM; ethical considerations; and selected cultural sequences.

ANTH 103: Introduction To Cultural Anthropology
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Introductory survey course which explores humankind's cultural diversity through the application of contemporary anthropological theories and perspectives. Based on the premise that studying others enables us to see ourselves better. Culture is analyzed, and the basic principles of the discipline are examined critically. (CAN ANTH 4)

ANTH 104: Language and Society
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines language and culture, including semantics, language acquisition, ethnolinguistics, sociolinguistics, sign languages, the linguistics of writing, neurolinguistics, non-human animal communication, non-verbal communication, and historical linguistics. Introduction to descriptive linguistics, including articulatory phonetics, phonology, morphology and syntax.

ANTH 109: Comparative World Cultures
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

In-depth comparison of two or more of the world's cultures. Emphasizes the cultural and ethnic diversity of the areas. Focuses on a comparison and contrast of traditional cultural complexes, cultures in transition, and contemporary and/or historic patterns.

ANTH 110: Culture and Society Through Cartoons
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or ENG 110GB

Limitation on Enrollment: 12 units at SBCC with 2.5gpa, and 6 units in department with 3.0 gpa Investigates ideas and themes related to culture, society, and media using episodes and excerpts from The Simpsons and South Park. Sociological and anthropological theories and methodologies will be discussed, specifically examining elements of culture, the development of the self, and contemporary American society.

ANTH 113: Witchcraft, Magic, Science And Religion
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Introductory course designed to examine belief systems of a wide variety of cultures around the world.

ANTH 121: Cultures Around The World: Asia and the Pacific
(1) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.

Students study a variety of different cultures from across Asia and the Pacific. Access course materials online, following study guides. Students choose three (3) cultures to complete for one (1) unit of credit. Two 8-week sessions per semester.

ANTH 122: Cultures Around The World: The Americas
(1) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.

Students study a variety of different cultures from across the Americas. Access course materials online, following study guides. Students choose three (3) cultures to complete for one (1) unit of credit. Two 8-week sessions per semester.

ANTH 123: Cultures Around The World: Africa and the Middle East
(1) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.

Modular, self-paced, self-scheduled course. The student can choose from a list of cultures to study. For each culture, the student views a slide/tape presentation in the Learning Resource Center, with study guide available. Each five cultures completed earns one (1) unit of credit.

ANTH 124: Cultures Around The World
(1) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Modular, self-paced, self-scheduled course. The student can choose from a list of cultures to study. For each culture, the student views a slide/tape presentation in the Learning Resource Center, with study guide available. Each five cultures completed earns one (1) unit of credit. (*UC Transfer Limit: 121-126 computed as Independent Studies, see counselor; no credit for 121-126 if taken after 103)

ANTH 125: Cultures Around The World
(1) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Modular, self-paced, self-scheduled course. The student can choose from a list of cultures to study. For each culture, the student views a slide/tape presentation in the Learning Resource Center, with study guide available. Each five cultures completed earns one (1) unit of credit. (*UC Transfer Limit: 121-126 computed as Independent Studies, see counselor; no credit for 121-126 if taken after 103)

ANTH 126: Cultures Around The World
(1) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Modular, self-paced, self-scheduled course. The student can choose from a list of cultures to study. For each culture, the student views a slide/tape presentation in the Learning Resource Center, with study guide available. Each five cultures completed earns one (1) unit of credit. (*UC Transfer Limit: 121-126 computed as Independent Studies, see counselor; no credit for 121-126 if taken after 103)

ANTH 295: Internship In Anthropology
(2-4) F, S - CSU

Limitation on Enrollment: Completion of two courses in the Anthropology Department at SBCC prior to enrolling in an Internship course Five to 10 hours weekly on-the-job experience. Structured internship program in which students gain experience in community organizations related to the discipline.

ANTH 299: Independent Study In Anthropology
(1-4) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.

Limitation on Enrollment: Six units of Anthropology courses completed with a 3.0 or higher G.P.A.; minimum of 12 units of coursework completed at SBCC with a G.P.A. of at least 2.5 For complete information, see "Independent Study" in the Catalog Index.

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