Anthropology (ANTH)

Credit Courses

ANTH 101 Physical Anthropology (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

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.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area A Lecture

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B2, IGETC Area 5B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

UC Transfer Limit: 101 and 101H combined: maximin credit, one course.

C-ID: ANTH 110.

ANTH 101H Physical Anthropology, Honors (4 Units)

Limitations on Enrollment: Honors course.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 72 (72 lecture)

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.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area A Lecture

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B2, IGETC Area 5B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

UC Transfer Limit: 101 and 101H combined: maximin credit, one course.

C-ID: ANTH 110.

ANTH 101L Physical Anthropology Laboratory (1 Unit)

Corequisites: ANTH 101.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lab)

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

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area A Lab

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B3, IGETC Area 5C, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

C-ID: ANTH 115L.

ANTH 102 Introduction To Archaeology (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Introduction to 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. Includes the history and interdisciplinary nature of archaeological research; dating techniques; field and laboratory methods; CRM; ethical considerations; and selected cultural sequences.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area B

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area D1, IGETC Area 4A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

UC Transfer Limit: 102 and 102H combined: maximum credit, one course.

C-ID: ANTH 150.

ANTH 102H Introduction to Archaeology, Honors (4 Units)

Limitations on Enrollment: Honors course.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 72 (72 lecture)

Introduction to 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. Includes the history and interdisciplinary nature of archaeological research; dating techniques; field and laboratory methods; CRM; ethical considerations; and selected cultural sequences.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area B

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area D1, IGETC Area 4A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

UC Transfer Limit: 102 and 102H combined: maximum credit, one course.

C-ID: ANTH 150.

ANTH 103 Introduction To Cultural Anthropology (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

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.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area B, SBCCGE Area E5

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area D1, IGETC Area 4A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

UC Transfer Limit: ANTH 103, 121, 122, 123 combined: maximum credit, three units.

C-ID: ANTH 120.

ANTH 104 Language and Culture (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Examines the study of language in real-life socio-cultural contexts around the world through the contemporary theory and practice of linguistic anthropology.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area B, SBCCGE Area E5

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area D1, IGETC Area 4A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

C-ID: ANTH 130.

ANTH 109 Comparative World Cultures (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

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.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area B, SBCCGE Area E5

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area D1, IGETC Area 4A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ANTH 110 Culture and Society Through Cartoons (3 Units)

Same as: SOC 110

Limitations on Enrollment: 12 units at SBCC with 2.5gpa, and 6 units in department with 3.0 gpa.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

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.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area B, SBCCGE Area E5

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area D0, CSUGE Area D1, IGETC Area 4A, IGETC Area 4J, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ANTH 113 Witchcraft, Magic, Science And Religion (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

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

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area B, SBCCGE Area E5

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area D1, IGETC Area 4A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ANTH 295 Internship In Anthropology (2-4 Units)

Limitations on Enrollment: Completion of two courses in the Anthropology Department at SBCC prior to enrolling in an Internship course.

Hours: 273 (273 lab)

Five to 10 hours weekly on-the-job experience. Structured internship program in which students gain experience in community organizations related to the discipline.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

ANTH 299 Independent Study In Anthropology (1-4 Units)

Hours: 192 (192 lab)

Directed study, topic chosen by student, 1-3 hours of conference with faculty member, according to the number of units in which a student enrolls.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable