ANTH 215-001 RELIGION MAGIC & WITCHCRAFT Study of beliefs and rituals of people affected by the presence of gods or other supernatural beings. Topics include magic, witchcraft and shamanist practices among aboriginal and traditional societies throughout the world. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
ANTH 400-001 INDIVIDUAL DIRECTED STUDY Advanced study in an area of anthropology through intensive literature and/or field research. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and completion of two anthropology track core courses with C or better grades.
CHIN 101-001 ELEMENTARY CHINESE I A foundational course in Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin), provides competency at the lower novice level in cultural situations as well as in all areas of language usage: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Emphasis on learning simplified script. Four hours per week. Meets General Education IIIA or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IB).
IDIS 335-152 FUNDAMENTALS OF INTERDIS A comprehensive course for undergraduate students seeking an academic career integrating multiple disciplines. Provides an in-depth study examining the purpose and value of an interdisciplinary course of study. Consider and design individualized programs as well as initiate interdisciplinary research. Prerequisite: Permission of interdisciplinary studies advisor/instructor. Three hours per week with enhancement.
ANTH 100-151 CULTURAL ANTH & LINGUISTICS Introduction to the study of human culture and communication across a wide range of traditional and modern societies, with an emphasis on participant-observation ethnographic fieldwork. Three hours per week plus enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
CHIN 102-001 ELEMENTARY CHINESE II Continued skill development of listening, speaking, reading and writing in appropriate cultural situations. More emphasis on reading and writing of Chinese characters in simplified script. Prerequisite: CHIN 101 or at least 1 year of high school Chinese or equivalent experience. Four hours per week. Meets General Education IIIA or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IB).
IDIS 435-151 INTERDIS RESEARCH SEMINAR Upper-level interdisciplinary course focused on a seminar topic. Leads to the in-depth integration of the students' work in a broad range of environments in relation to the topic. Prerequisite: IDIS 335 or permission of instructor. Students who have taken IDIS 330 may not take IDIS 435. Three hours per week with enhancement.