Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH 210
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4A; Citrus GE; CSUGE D1; CSUGE D5)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: ANTH 210H

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

Students will critically examine various societies around the world using basic cultural concepts such as language, food production, economics, kinship, art, religion, and magic. The class is designed to foster a pluralistic view of the world, teach introductory anthropological concepts, and strengthen critical thinking skills. College level reading is strongly advised for success in the course.


ANTH 210H
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology - Honors
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4A; Citrus GE; CSUGE D1)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: ANTH 210

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): Student must be eligible for the Citrus College Honors Program or obtain a recommendation from an Honors instructor.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

Students will critically examine various societies around the world using basic cultural concepts such as marriage, family, art, food production, political organization, and religion. The class is designed to foster a pluralistic view of the world, teach introductory anthropological concepts, and strengthen critical thinking. College level reading is strongly advised for success in the course. Students are expected to work and participate at an honors level which includes strong critical thinking skills, thorough analysis of anthropological readings, presentation and leadership skills demonstrated through class participation/presentation, and service learning in the community.


ANTH 212
Introduction to Physical Anthropology
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 5B; CSUGE B2; Citrus GE; CSUGE D1)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

An introductory study of the biological origin of humans. The course will emphasize the biology of humans, human evolution, taxonomy, pre human fossil identification, and adaption to the environment. CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT WITH ANTH 212L IS REQUIRED TO RECEIVE LAB SCIENCE CREDIT. College level reading is highly recommended for success in the course.


ANTH 212L
Introduction to Physical Anthropology Lab
1 Unit (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 5C; CSUGE B3; Citrus GE)
54 lab hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

Co-Requisite(s): ANTH 212.

This course is the lab component for Introduction to Physical Anthropology 212. In the lab, students will have an expanded opportunity to work with anatomy, skeletal identification, taxonomy, and evolutionary trends. Concurrent enrollment with ANTH 212 is required. College level reading is highly recommended for success in the course.


ANTH 216
Sex and Gender in Cross Cultural Perspectives
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4A; IGETC 4D; IGETC 4J; Citrus GE; CSUGE D0; CSUGE D1; CSUGE D4)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: ANTH 216H, SOC 216

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ANTH 210 or ANTH 210H or SOC 201 or SOC 201H.

A cross-cultural look at different groups' ideas of sex and gender. The course will focus on attitudes, beliefs, and socialization techniques. Theories behind the formation of gender will be explored. Both anthropological and sociological terms and concepts will be utilized for a cross disciplinary approach. This is primarily a seminar style course; college level reading and participation is necessary for successful completion.


ANTH 216H
Sex and Gender in a Cross Cultural Perspective - Honors
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: ANTH 216, SOC 216

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): Student must be eligible for the Citrus College Honors Program or obtain a recommendation from an Honors instructor.

Strongly recommended: ANTH 210 or ANTH 210H or SOC 201 or SOC 201H; ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A cross-cultural look at different groups' ideas of sex and gender. The course will focus on attitudes, beliefs, and socialization techniques. Theories behind the formation of gender will be explored. Both anthropological and sociological terms and concepts will be utilized for a cross disciplinary approach. College level reading is strongly advised for success in the course. Students are expected to work and participate at an honors level which includes strong critical thinking skills, thorough analysis of readings, presentations, and leadership skills demonstrated through class participation/presentation.


ANTH 218H
Honors Presentation Seminar
1 Unit (AA/AS; CSU)
18 lecture hours
Equivalent to: SOC 218H

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): Student must be eligible for the Citrus College Honors Program or obtain a recommendation from an Honors instructor.

A course designed to help honors students further their research skills, professional presentation skills, and to promote transfer. Research topics from previous honors classes will be enhanced with further research and presented in a professional manner in class. Materials will also be submitted to local honors conferences for presentation to peers. Honors students should be in good standing and must be recommended by an honors professor.


ANTH 220
Introduction to Archaeology
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4A; CSUGE D1)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

An introductory study of the science of archaeology. The course will emphasize the evolution of human material culture, the laws and theories governing the science of archaeology, archaeological processes, and the realities of archaeology versus popular culture definitions. College level reading is strongly recommended for success in the course.


ANTH 222
Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4A; Citrus GE; CSUGE D1)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

This introductory course serves as a foundation for understanding language from an anthropological perspective, addressing such core questions as how, what, when, where, why and with whom we communicate. This course surveys three core areas in linguistic anthropology--structural linguistics: phonetics, phonology, morphology and syntax, as well as the biocultural basis of language; historical linguistics: origins and evolution/change, dialects, and language families; and sociocultural linguistics: language acquisition in cultural context, emphasizing the relationship between language and culture, and issues of language conservation and loss.


ANTH 224
Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4A; Citrus GE; CSUGE D1)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

This introductory course examines the forms and functions of religion cross-culturally and the manners in which anthropology investigates religious beliefs and practices. This course emphasizes applying cultural relativism to the study of topics such as mythology, magic, witchcraft, altered states of consciousness, supernatural beings, souls and ghosts, and the question of cults. Connections between religious life and general patterns of human behavior are explored, including the role of ritual in social life, the use of specialists, and processes of cultural change.