The following has been approved as a General Education course in the domain of Societies and Institutions: 2602, Introduction to Anthropology.
2602. Introduction to Anthropology. An exposition of the past and present horizions of anthropology, with specific attention to the emergence of humans, pre-history, and human social and cultural systems. 3 s.h.
3701. Social Statistics 1. Measurement and interpretation of social data by the use of descriptive techniques. Prereq.: SOCIO 1500 or ANTHR 2602. Listed also as SOCIO 3701. 3 s.h.
3703. Biological Anthropology. They physical origins and development of the human species as a member of the primate order and the biological bases of human differences discolsed by human paleontology and archaeology. Prereq.: ANTHR 2602. 3 s.h.
3705. Cultural Anthropology. A cross-cultural comparison of the cultural norms that regulate society, emphasizing the functional prerequisites for the existence of society and individual demands on society. Cross-listed with AMER 3705. Prereq.: ANTHR 2602. 3 s.h.
3760. Cultures of the Old World. An examination of the enthnography, cultural contributions, and achievements of Old Word peoples, which may include the cultures of Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia or Australia and Ocenia. May be taken up to three times for credit if the topic is different. Prereq.: ANTHR 3705 or 6 s.sh. in AFRST, including AFRST 2601. 3 s.h.
3761. Cultures of the New World. An examination of various topic in New World cultures. Topics vary by semester and may include native South Americans, native North Americans, Native Americans' civil rights, the reservation system, and others. May be taken up to three times for credit if the topic is different. Prereq.: ANTHR 2602. 3 s.h.
3762. The Power and Meaning of Food. Explores the relationship between culture and food in its material and symbolic forms. Examines the patterns of production, distribution, exchange, and consumption of food across time and within particular cultural and global contexts. Topics include the place of food in ritual, gift-giving, maintaining identities and culture change. Prereq.: ANTHR 3705. 3 s.h.
3775. Native Nort Americans. Detailed discussion of the culture and achievements of the tribal peoples native to North America. Prereq.: ANTHR 2602. 3 s.h.
3778. Archaeological Techniques. Practice in archaeological field methods, including surveying, mapping excavation, and artifact analysis. Ordinarily offered in summer. 220 contact hours per term. Prereq.: ANTHR 3702.
3779. Fieldwork in Historical and Industrial Sites Archaeology. Excavation of New World sites after 1492, culuminating in the physical examination of the remains of historical, industrial, and post-industrial sites. Techniques for literature search and fieldwork. May be repeated once with different site or theoretical focus. ANTHR 3702 or permission of chair. 3 s.h.
3790. Aging in Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Examines the phenomenon of aging from a cross-cultural perspective with particular emphasis on cultural evolution and its impact upon the status, roles and cultural values associated with aging and the aged. Prereq.: ANTHR 2602 or SOCIO 1500. 3 s.h.
4800. Undergraduate Research. Research participation under the direction and guidance of a full-time faculty member. Designed to acquaint the advanced student with special research problems associated with various aspects of the discipline. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 s.h. Prereq.: Permission of chairperson and junior standing. 1-2 s.h.
4801. Anthropological Thought. Analysis of the theories and methodology of the major contributors to contemporary anthropological thought, such as the evolutionist, diffusionist, functional, and multilinear schools. Prereq.: ANTHR 3705. 3 s.h.
4815. Anthropology of Religion. A survey of anthropological approaches to the study of religion, illustrated by a critical consideration of past and present contributions to the field. Study of selected religious systems, areally and topically. Prereq.: ANTHR 3705 or 6 s.h. in RELIG including RELIG 2601. 3 s.h.
4824. Old World Prehistory: Topics. Examination of the prehistoric development of Old World (Africa, Europe, Far East, Middle East, and Oceanic cultures.) May be taken twice for credit if topic is different. Prereq.: ANTHR 3702. 3 s.h.
4825. New World Archaeology: Topics. Examination of the archaeological evidence of the development of New World cultures from early prehistoric to late post-industrial times. Topics vary by semester and may include historical archaeology, North American prehistory, and others. May be taken up to three times for credit if the topic is different. Some topics may include field work. Prereq.: ANTHR 3702. 3 s.h.
4850. Research Methods. An introduction to methods employed in social research. Attention is given to (1) the logic of sociological inquiry and the relationship between theory and methods; (2) the various qualitative and quantitative methods; (3) research design, data collection, organization, analysis, interpretation and application; (4) the social, cultural, political, and ethical context of social research; and (5) computer skills employed in data analysis. Prereq.: SOCIO or ANTHR 3701. Listed also as SOCIO 4850. 3 s.h.
4851. Social Research. A seminar in social research wherein participants apply research methods in the theoretical and/or empirical investigation of a social issue and/or problem. Participants are involved in all phases of the researhc process. Prereq.: ANTHR 4850 or SOCIO 4850. Listed also as SOCIO 4851. 3 s.h.
4877. Method and Theory in Archaeology. Past and contemporary theory and methodology in archaeology, with emphasis on recent innovations in the U.S. and Europe. Prereq.: ANTHR 3702. 3 s.h.
4880. Forensic Anthropology I. Foresnics from the perspective of anthopology, especially through the hands-on study of human skeletal remains. Detailed examination of the human skeletal system and is ossific landmarks that help the forensic investigator determine sex, age, population, height, stature, cause of death, post-mortem interval, etc. Prereq.: ANTHR 3703 or or BIOL 3705. 3 s.h.
4881. Forensic Anthropology II. A continuation of Forensic Anthropology I. An in-depth examination of the human skeletal system and its differentiation from other commonly found animal remains and the ways in which skeletal remains help determine the cause of death, trauma to skeleton, antemortem skeletal conditions, postmortem interval, postmortem changes to bone, additional aspects of individualization, etc. Prereq.: ANTHR 4880 with "C" or better. BIOL 3705. 3 s.h.
4890. Advanced Topics in Archaeology. Study of select subjects dealing with various aspects of advanced archaeological issues, methodologies, techniques, and applications. Topics vary by semester and include archaeological laboratory techniques and cultural resource management. May be taken twice with different topics. Prereq.: ANTHR 3702. 3 s.h.
4891. Advanced Topics in Biological Anthropology. Study of slect subjects dealing with various aspects of advanced archaeological issues methodologies, techniques, and applications. Topics vary by semester and includ primate ethology and human paleontology. Prereq.: ANTHR 3703 and 9 s.h. in ANTHR. 3 s.h.