Surveys the field of anthropology, including cultural anthropology, archaeology, physical anthropology, and anthropological linguistics.
A study of the history, methodology, problems, and theory of archaeology including an outline of prehistoric cultural development in both the New and Old Worlds.
Introduction to techniques and theory of conducting archaeological excavation. Four days per week field experience.
An examination of the ways in which the archaeologist recovers archaeological data. Methods, theory, actual field work, and field trips to archaeological sites will be included in this course.
A global survey of the dynamics of cultural systems, including subsistence, kinship, marriage, sex and gender, politics, and religion. Covers both modern and primitive societies.
An examination of how anthropology offers insight into national and international problems and events. Topics covered include environmental issues, poverty, crime, warfare, gender, and racism
Uses archaeological and ethnographic data to describe the diversity and ingenuity of traditional North American Indian societies and their contributions to contemporary American culture.
Surveys the growth and development of Indian cultures in Mexico and Central America from prehistoric times to the present.
This course surveys the study of human biology from an anthropological perspective, including evolutionary theory, genetics, the fossil record of human ancestry, primatology, race, and variation, along with the cultural aspects of biology, medicine, and disease.
A cross-cultural survey of sexual behavior, gender roles, and male-female relations among the world's societies, including biological and cultural influences on sexual phenomena.
Prerequisite(s): AN 224 or approval of instructor.
Topics, excursions, and requirements determined by department. May be duplicated for credit; however, only 3 credits may be applied toward any major or minor. Infrequently scheduled and subject to minimum and maximum numbers. Advance deposit may be required.
This course is designed to provide the student field experience in methodology and techniques of archaeological data recovery. May be duplicated for credit for a total of 6 semester hours.
Prerequisite(s): AN 224.
An examination of current issues in anthropology. The content of this course will vary each semester. Students seeking admission must have advanced standing and secure approval of instructor. May be duplicated for credit for a total of 9 semester hours.
Prerequisite(s): Approval of department head and instructor required.
An opportunity for students with advanced standing to engage in special research projects in anthropology. May be duplicated for credit for a total of 3 semester hours. Grades: Pass/Fail.