Academic Catalogs

Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH C1003 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Cultural Anthropology  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course offers an introductory study of the structure and process of culture. It focuses on the major features of culture and the methods of anthropological research and theoretical orientations with examples of culture variations in both traditional and modern societies. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: ANTH 120.

ANTH C1203 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Introduction to Archaeology  
Advisory: ANTH C100.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

History, contemporary theory, field and lab methodology, and dating techniques in modern archaeology studied through Old and New World cultures. The emphasis will be on a conceptual approach to data interpretation. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

ANTH C1503 Units (54 lecture hours)  
World Cultures  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course surveys cultures providing a foundation for understanding current global developments and human behavior dynamics when encountering cultural differences. Emphasizes practical communication skills used in culturally diverse settings. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

ANTH C1753 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Global Perspectives of Food and Culture  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course uses anthropological concepts to examine the social, cultural, and ecological aspects of food, food production, material culture of food, and food resources in a global, historical, and comparative perspective. Examines how food choices affect personal health, lifestyle, environment, and the wider human society. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

ANTH C1853 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Physical Anthropology  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly ANTH C110. The course provides students with an understanding of human evolution and diversity from a biological perspective. Students will explore the central patterns of anatomical, behavioral, and genetic similarities and differences among living primates and humans, in addition to reconstructing the evidence for human evolution found in the fossil record. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.