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Anthropology

ANTH 101 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGY

Fall/Spring, 3 credit hours

Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology provides an overview of the theory of evolution, the genetic basis of variation, the fossil record leading to and including human evolution, basic issues of method and theory in archaeology, selected topics in prehistory. Three hours lecture per week.

ANTH 102 INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Fall/Spring, 3 credit hours GER 3 & GER 6

A global, cross-cultural overview of the diversity of human organization, achievements and institutions. Emphasis will be placed on non-western, nonindustrialized societies and a regional development approach to selected cultural areas. The theory, concepts and methods of cultural anthropology will provide the foundation for understanding this diversity and the historic journey which has produced the mosaic of culture. Three hours lecture per week.

ANTH 291-295, 391-395, OR 491-495 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY

Fall/Spring, 1-4 credit hours

An introductory or more advanced exploration of subjects not covered or only partially covered by other courses in anthropology.