‘Dig into something’ this fall

‘Dig into something’ this fall“For those with a sense of adventure, mystery, and discovery, Cerro Coso Community College is offering an archaeology class this fall,” said a spokesperson. The course offers part detection, part research, and part treasure hunting, the course will cover the basic principles of archaeology, study ancient civilizations around the world, and practice hands-on archaeological techniques.

ANTH C131 (72454) with Dr. Sarah King meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:10-6:35 p.m. in East Wing 202. The class introduces archaeology as a subfield of anthropology that studies humanity’s prehistory, history, and present through the study of material remains and the archaeological record of human development from our origins to modern times.

ANTH C121 (72446) Physical Anthropology will meet with Dr. King on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2-3:25 p.m. This class examines humans as biological organisms from an evolutionary perspective. Areas covered include concepts, methods, findings, and issues in the study of the order primates, including relationships between fossil monkeys, apes, and humans, and the significance of genetic diversity among modern populations.

The fall semester begins Aug. 20. Complete registration and course information is available on the web at www.cerrocoso.edu or contact the Counseling Department today at 760-382-6219.

Story First Published: 2018-06-15