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Course Descriptions ANTH

ANTHROPOLOGY (ANTH)

Updated for 2013-2014

ANTH 150 Human Adaptations (3)

A survey course of physical and cultural anthropology. Major topics include human evolution, prehistoric development of culture, recent and contemporary human cultures, common features and principal variations in cultural behavior. (DS) Prerequisites

: ENG 21 and ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

ANTH 151 Emerging Humanity (3)

Introduction to human biological evolution and the archaeology of culture in the world prior to 1500 CE. (FG, Group A)

Rec Preparation: ENG 21 or 22 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent.

ANTH 152 Global Perspectives on Humanity (3)

ANTH 152 is an anthropological examination of the development of cultures in the post-1500 world. We will study the impact of globalization on some cultural traditions in different regions, including Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. The emphasis is on a multicultural and global perspective of cultural diversity and change. (FG, Group B)

Rec Preparation: ENG 21 and 22 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent.

ANTH 200 Cultural Anthropology (3)

A survey course of cultural anthropology designed to provide the student with an understanding of the concept of culture, the principles of field methodology, cultural diversity, some of the factors underlying this diversity and the universal aspects of culture. Aims at assisting the student to view objectively his/her own as well as other cultures. Additional topics include: history and theory of cultural anthropology, culture and personality, processes of cultural change, applied anthropology. (DS)

Prerequisite: ENG 21 or ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

ANTH 210 Archaeology (3)

An introduction to prehistoric archaeology, methods and techniques of excavation and laboratory analysis, as well as a survey of human cultural growth and prehistoric times. (DS)

Offered fall semester only.

Prerequisite: ENG 21 or ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

ANTH 215 Physical Anthropology (3)

An introduction to the methodology and principles of physical anthropology. Topics covered include human evolution, primatology, human genetics, biological variation, human adaptability, growth and development. Offered once a a year. Must be taken concurrently with ANTH 215L. (DB)

Offered Spring semester only. Must be taken concurrently with ANTH 215L.

Prerequisite: ENG 21 or ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ANTH 215L.

ANTH 215L Physical Anthropology Lab (1)

This lab course is designed to accompany ANTH 215 Introduction to Physical Anthropology. Concurrent registration is required. The course provides additional experience and laboratory exercises in human and population genetics, human osteology, human variability, forensic anthropology, primatology, and paleoanthropology. (DY)

Prerequisite: ENG 21 or ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ANTH 215.

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