SRJC Course Outlines

3/31/2023 8:42:44 AMANTHRO 1 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

New Course (First Version)

Discipline and Nbr:  ANTHRO 1Title:  PHYSICAL  
Full Title:  Physical
Last Reviewed:4/25/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Human evolution and variation as a biocultural study.  Origins of humankind are explored through surveys of the fossil record, primate social behavior, human genetics and comparative primate anatomy.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Origins of humankind, survey of fossil record, primate social behavior, genetics, comparative primate anatomy.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Natural Sciences
Global Perspective and Environmental Literacy
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 B2Life ScienceFall 1981
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 5BBiological SciencesFall 1981
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 CID Descriptor: ANTH 110 Introduction to Biological Anthropology SRJC Equivalent Course(s): ANTHRO1

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Students completing this course will be able to comprehend, analyze
and demonstrate basic knowledgeability through written assignments
and objective examination in the following subject areas:

Topics and Scope
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 1.  Definition of Anthropological inquiry.
2.  Research methodology and scientific inquiry.
3.  The development of modern evolutionary theory.
4.  Principles of human genetics.
5.  Modern population groups and human diversity.
6.  Geologic time scales and chronometric dating methodologies.
7.  Primate taxonomy and skeletal anatomy.
8.  The social behavior of primates.
9.  Early primate evolution.
10.  Early hominid forms and the origins of culture as an adaptive
11.  Homo erectus and population expansion in Africa, Asia, and
12.  Homo sapiens diversity and global domination.
13.  Twentieth century challenges for the survival of the human animal.

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  Homework - Students in this class will be required to do a
            substantial amount of homework of the following nature:
              Objective question worksheets
              Written reports
              Written reaction papers, critical-thought essays
              Written reaction papers
              Written answers to problems and questions
              Reading of assigned articles and textbook materials

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 33%
Written homework, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Homework problems, Field work, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 33%
Multiple choice, True/false, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 34%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  Nelson, Harry and Robert Jurmain
    1985  Introduction to Physical Anthropology.  West Pub.
 Campbell, Bernard G.
    1985  Humankind Emerging.  Little, Brown & Co.
 Brace, C. Loring, Nelson, Korn, and Brace
    1979  Atlas of Human Evolution, Holt, Rinehart & Winston.

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