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ANTH 100 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND 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).
ANTH 102 BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGY [+]
Introuction to the study of human biological and curltural evolution from the earliest hominins to the present, with an emphasis on paleoanthropological and archaeological research. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
ANTH 200 TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY [+]
Study of specific topics in varied fields of anthropology. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
ANTH 201 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY SURVEY [+]
A comprehensive survey of the indigenous peoples and traditional cultures of a specific region of the world, focusing on ethnographic and linguistic research. May be taken twice under different subtitles. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
ANTH 202 ARCHAEOLOGY SURVEY [+]
A comprehensive survey of the archaeological cultures of a specific region of the world or chronological period. May be taken twice under different subtitles. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
ANTH 215 RELIGION, MAGIC AND 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 250 ARCHAEOLOGY OF ANCIENT SOCIETIES [+]
Introduction to world prehistory, from the Lower Paleolithic to literate state-level societies, and the methods and techniques used to recover and interpret archaeological evidence. Three hoours per week. Meets General Education IIB.
ANTH 301 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY METHOD AND THEORY [+]
Survey of the theoretical history of cultural anthropology and a detailed overview of the methods of ethnographic research. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and completion of two anthropology track core courses with grades of C or better. Three hours per week with enhancement.
ANTH 302 ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHOD AND THEORY [+]
Survey of the theoretical history of archaeology and a detailed overview of the methods of archaeological research. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and completion of two anthropology track core courses with grades of C or better. Three hours per week with enhancement.
ANTH 350 PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY [+]
Overview of the major evidence for human evolution and modern biological variation, including the fossil record, genetics, and primatology. Prerequisite: ANTH 101. Three hours per week.
ANTH 355 NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN [+]
Explores American Indian cultures north of Mexico with emphasis on tribal origins, patterns of adaptation and analysis of economic, social and ideological systems. Reviews ethnographic accounts of traditional Indian life ways, reservation life and its aftermath. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIB.
ANTH 400 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.
ANTH 410 ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD METHODS [+]
Instruction in the hands-on techniques of archaeological fieldwork., including survey, excavation, and the recording of finds. Offered during summer terms only. 35 hours per week.
ANTH 450 COMPARATIVE CULTURES [+]
Cross-cultural survey of traditional and modern societies with an emphasis on the recognition and interpretation of human cultural patterns. Prerequisite: ANTH 101 or ANTH 212. Three hours per week.
ANTH 459 SEMINAR IN ANTHROPOLOGY [+]
Advanced study of current research and literature in a selected field of anthropology. May be repeated twice under different subtitles. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and completion of two anthropology track core courses with C or better grades. Three hours per week with enhancement.
ANTH 497 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH [+]
Independent student research under anthropology faculty supervision. Students will have the opportunity to study a topic in depth and design their own research project; public presentation of results required. Prerequisites: Junior standing and satisfactory completion of three core courses.
ANTH 500 INDIVIDUAL DIRECTED STUDY [+]
Advanced study in an area of anthropology through intensive literature and/or field research. May be repeated once under different subtitles. Three hours per week.
ANTH 510 ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD METHODS [+]
Instruction in the hands-on techniques of archeological field-work, including survey, excavation and the recording of finds. Offered during summer term only. Thirty-five hours per week.
ANTH 559 SEMINAR IN ANTHROPOLOGY [+]
Advanced study of current research and literature in a selected field of anthropology. Three hours per week.

 

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