2018-2019 Catalog

ANTH - ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH 1100 INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Biological Anthropology is the scientific study of humans as biological organisms: our biological diversity, our evolutionary relationships to other organisms, and our origins, including the study of living primates, adaptation, and the fossils of human ancestors and related species. This course will cover the basic concepts relating to the origin, evolution and biological nature of the human species; population genetics and human variation, diversity of modern human populations, epidemiology, the fossil record of human evolution, and forensic anthropology.

4

Corequisites

ANTH 1101

ANTH 1200 INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Introduction to foreign, especially non-Western cultures through anthropological concepts, films, and ethnographies.

3

ANTH 1300 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY

Explores ways in which prehistoric material remains can provide an understanding of the cultural way of life.  General background n archeological method and theory is used to examine case studies from throughout the world, based on themes such as ceramic technology and artistry development, growth of early civilizations and North American pre-history.

3

ANTH 1350 ROCK ART:

Students will examine rock art throughout the region. The course will introduce the student to rock art as an important part of the cultural landscape and provide an introduction to the cultural, historical, and diagnostic features of rock art in the West.

2

Prerequisites

Instructor Permission

ANTH 2000 INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS ANTHROPOLOGY

Demonstrates the interrelationship of language, human biology, and culture at the introductory level. Linguistic anthropological methods and theories are used to examine linguistic behaviors throughout the world.

3

Prerequisites

ANTH 1100, ANTH 1200 or ANTH 1300

ANTH 2200 WORLD CULTURE

Provides an understanding of cultural behavior of people in various geographical areas of the world.  Students read ethnographies, cultural descriptions of societies, written by anthropologists.

3

ANTH 2210 NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS

Comparative consideration of  North American Indian culture areas of European contact period.

3

ANTH 2310 ARCHAEOLOGY FIELD METHODS:

Students in this course will study Archaeological field methods used throughout the world. This course is designed to help the student gain knowledge about specific Archaeological methods by working on location, and how to work and live in diverse cultures. Maximum of 4 credits applied towards graduation.

1-4

Prerequisites

Instructor Permission

ANTH 2410 ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH METHODS

This course introduces students to concepts and methods used in anthropological research. Students will read and interpret research completed by anthropologists, draft a research proposal, employ proper research techniques, and present original research in a venue outside the classroom.

2

Prerequisites

6 hours of Anthropology courses or Instructor Permission