Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH 100  |  Introduction to Anthropology  |  3 cr

Introduces the four fields in anthropology, biological anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology and linguistic anthropology as well as an overview of applied anthropology.

Prerequisites: None.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Meets: Social & Behavioral Science: ANTH

ANTH 200  |  Cultural Anthropology  |  3 cr

Introduces cross-cultural analysis of social structures and cultural systems, as well as changes due to economic, political and cultural globalization. Cross-listed with: INTS 210/210X.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or GEOG 105 or INTS 100.

Offered: Fall.

ANTH 201  |  Introduction to Archaeology  |  3 cr

Digs into concepts and methods for the scientific study of prehistoric cultures, including field methods, laboratory analysis, archaeological theory, and major trends in world prehistory and historical archaeology.

Prerequisites: None.

Offered: Fall, Spring.

Meets: Social & Behavioral Science: ANTH

ANTH 202  |  Human Evolution  |  3 cr

Analyzes the fossil evidence for human evolution. Explores modern human genetics, evolutionary theory, and biological variation within the human species.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or GEOG 100 or GEOG 105 or SOCA 101.

Offered: Fall.

ANTH 227  |  North American Indians  |  3 cr

Surveys American Indian peoples of the United States and Canada focusing on various aspects of culture, history and recent culture change. Cross-listed with: SOCA 227.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or SOCA 101.

Offered: Fall (even years).

Meets: Ethnic Diversity

ANTH 228  |  Peoples of Southeast Asia  |  3 cr

Introduces the peoples and culture of Southeast Asia, including the mainland and islands; focuses on cultures, history, socioeconomic conditions, and the everyday life of people. Cross-listed with: INTS 228.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or GEOG 105 or INTS 100.

Offered: Spring.

ANTH 290  |  Special Topics in Anthropology  |  3 cr

Explores special topics in anthropology.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100.

Offered: Occasionally.

ANTH 300  |  Topics in Data Collection and Analysis:  |  3 cr

Develops skills in specific methods of data collection and analysis in anthropology. Topics will vary. May be repeated with a different topic.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or SOCA 101.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

ANTH 302  |  Anthropological Theory  |  3 cr

Examines historical and contemporary theories in social and cultural anthropology, application of theories in current research and explanation of people's cultures and relationships.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or SOCA 101; and junior standing.

Offered: Spring (even years).

ANTH 310  |  Forensic Anthropology  |  3 cr

Investigates human osteology involving the identification of human skeletal remains for legal and scientific purposes; including establishing age, sex, biological background, stature, trauma, abnormalities of growth, and details of health and nutritional history. Lecture/lab.

Prerequisites: ANTH 202.

Offered: Spring (odd years).

ANTH 312  |  Anthropology of Language  |  3 cr

Introduces concepts of linguistics and communication used in anthropology, including phonemics, historical linguistics, language acquisition, cognition, how meaning is formed through linguistic interactions, and modes of communication in different social settings.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or ANTH 202 or GEOG 105.

Offered: Fall (even years).

ANTH 320  |  Heritage and Tourism  |  3 cr

Examines heritage, the study of the past in the present, through examples from archaeology, socio-cultural anthropology, and tourism.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100.

Offered: Fall (odd years).

ANTH 327  |  Archaeology of North America  |  3 cr

Examines evidence for human migration to the New World and subsequent cultural developments in all major regions of North America north of Mexico.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or ANTH 201.

Offered: Spring (even years).

ANTH 357  |  Livelihoods, Exchange, and Globalization  |  3 cr

Analyzes comparative economic organizations emphasizing non-state societies from cross-cultural perspective. Emphasizes exchange, diverse ways of making a living, and economic change with colonialism and globalization.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or GEOG 105 or SOCA 101.

Offered: Spring (even years).

ANTH 362  |  Migration and Immigration  |  3 cr

Examines migration and immigration as major processes of change in the United States and internationally, focusing on migrant communities, social networks, and work activities. Cross-listed with: SOCA 362.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or SOCA 101.

Offered: Spring (even years).

ANTH 382  |  Environmental Anthropology  |  3 cr

Examines anthropological human/environmental relations. Discusses ecological concepts and processes in relation to past and present human life, in simple and complex societies. Focuses on anthropological perspectives on current environmental problems as aspects of the cultural adaptation to natural and social environments.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or GEOG 105.

Offered: Fall (odd years).

ANTH 390  |  Special Topics in Anthropology  |  3 cr

Examines special topics in anthropology.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100.

Offered: Occasionally.

ANTH 455  |  International Development and Change  |  3 cr

Analyzes comparative social change and international development, focusing on theories of change, the role of development agencies, and case studies of development projects. Cross-listed with: SOCA 455.

Prerequisites: 6 credits of upper-level anthropology or sociology courses.

Offered: Occasionally.

ANTH 490  |  Special Topics in Anthropology  |  1-3 cr

Delves into special topics in anthropology.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100; 6 credits of upper-level anthropology.

Offered: Occasionally.

ANTH 491  |  Anthropology Fieldwork  |  1-10 cr

Provides field research experience with faculty supervision.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100; consent of instructor and department chair.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

ANTH 494  |  Internship in Anthropology  |  1-4 cr

Provides opportunities for community experience emphasizing practical application of anthropology in suitable settings.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100, junior standing; consent of instructor and department chair.

Offered: Occasionally.

ANTH 499  |  Independent Study  |  1-4 cr

Provides opportunity for independent work on specific problems in anthropology, under faculty supervision.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100, junior standing; and consent of instructor and department chair.

Offered: Occasionally.