ANTH 102 Online – 3 Units
CRN 60412 Instructor: Laura Tubelle de González B.A., Anthropology, U.C. San Diego 1993
M.A., Anthropology, U.C. San Diego 1996
Contact Information: E-mail address: Lagonzal@sdccd.edu Campus office: H-110 D Office phone: (619) 388-7534 Campus office hours: MTWTh 1-2 PM, T 10-11 AM
Biological Anthropology: Concepts and Connections by Agustín Fuentes (2011) 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 0-07-811700-3.
This book is available at the bookstore and online book stores, where you may be able to find it as a used book. We use this text extensively throughout the course, including for all Unit Tests. The textbook is mandatory. You must use the 2nd edition of this book; you may be able to find it used.
Biological Anthropology: An Introductory Reader by Michael Alan Park (2010) 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 0-07-811696-1.
You may use the 5th or 6th edition of this reader. The reader is also available at the bookstore and online book stores. It is also on reserve at the Miramar College library where you may check it out and read it on the premises. We read and respond to essays in this book for homework. This book is also mandatory.
Completion of English 51 and 56, each with a grade of “C”or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels W5 and R5.
This course is a survey of human evolution, variation and adaptation. Emphasis is placed on the study of primates, human heredity, variability of modern populations and fossil records of early hominins and hominines. This course is the basis for advanced courses in Life and/or Behavioral Sciences or students majoring in Anthropology.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (COURSE OBJECTIVES)
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:
1. Define and distinguish between cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology, physical (biological)