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Anthropology Courses

2000
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Introduction to Anthropology

This course provides an introduction to the history, theories, and methods of anthropology and its subfields: archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropology. Major topics include human origins, evolution and variation, primatology, societies and cultures, supernatural beliefs, technology and human adaptation, medical and forensic anthropology, food and nutrition, tourism, and global change.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2000H
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Honors Introduction to Anthropology

This course provides an introduction to the history, theories, and methods of anthropology and its subfields: archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropology. Major topics include human origins, evolution and variation, primatology, societies and cultures, supernatural beliefs, technology and human adaptation, medical and forensic anthropology, food and nutrition, tourism, and global change.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2100
ANT

Introduction to Archaeology

Introduction to the concepts, theories, and methods archaeologists use to study human culture from the worlds earliest settlements to contemporary societies. Major topics include: field methods and site survey, artifact analysis, paleobotany, zooarchaeology, bioarchaeology, historical archaeology, cultural resource management, forensic archaeology, and the emergence of ancient civilizations.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2100H
ANT

Honors Introduction to Archaeology

Introduction to the concepts, theories, and methods archaeologists use to study human culture from the worlds earliest settlements to contemporary societies. Major topics include: field methods and site survey, artifact analysis, paleobotany, zooarchaeology, bioarchaeology, historical archaeology, cultural resource management, forensic archaeology, and the emergence of ancient civilizations.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2410
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Cultural Anthropology

Introduction to the concepts, theories, and methods anthropologists use to study human cultures throughout the world. Major topics include language, subsistence, economics, family, kinship, sex, gender, political organization, religion, technology, art, modernization, global changes, and the role of applied anthropology in addressing contemporary world problems.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2949
ANT

COOP/Work Experience/Anthropology

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student's major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

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