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Core Courses

Core Courses

 

ANTH 120 INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY (three credit hours)
General Education Category E
Introduction to the cross-cultural study of human behavior and society. Topics normally include environment and food, economics, social and political organization, marriage and family, culture and personality, religion, social movements, and social change.

ANTH 125 INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY (three credit hours)
General Education Category C
Introduction to primatology, human origins and evolution, modern human biological variation, and other topics of biological anthropology, emphasizing biological adaptations within the framework of evolutionary theory.

ANTH 130 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY (three credit hours

General Education Category C
Introduction to the scientific study of the archaeological record, emphasizing location methods, recovery methods, dating methods, archaeological classification, and interpretative models.

ANTH 135 INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY (three credit hours)
Introduction to the study of the relations among language, culture, and society. Topics include language origins and history, language and gender, multilingualism, verbal art, and applied linguistic anthropology.

ANTH 399 FIELD METHODS IN ETHNOGRAPHY (three credit hours)
An examination of the history, theory, techniques, and ethics of ethnographic fieldwork, including practical fieldwork experience. Cross-listed with FLK 399.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14