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Electives

Electives

ANTH 277 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD FOLK MUSIC (three credit hours)
A cultural and functional analysis of traditional musical genres developed in world areas: Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania. Emphasis will be placed on musical styles, performance practices, aesthetics, and instruments. Cross-listed with FLK 277.

ANTH 360 APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY (three credit hours)

History and  development of applied anthropology emphasizing identification of and solutions to social, economic, ecological, and technological problems.

ANTH 366 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (three credit hours)
Opportunity for in-depth examination of anthropological topics of current disciplinary and student interest.

ANTH 395 LABORATORY PRACTICUM IN ARCHAEOLOGY OR BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY (three credit hours)
Prerequisites: ANTH 125 for biological anthropology practicum, ANTH 130 for archaeology practicum, ANTH/FLK 470 for educational displays practicum, or consent of instructor. Course pass required.
Practical experience in artifact accession, inventory, curation and documentation or in preparation of educational displays using archaeological and biological collections at the WKU Anthropology Lab. Graded pass-fail. Repeatable for 9 hours, 3 hours of which may count in the first 30 hours in the major or 21 hours of the minor.

ANTH 495/495G DIRECTED STUDY (one to four credit hours each)
Prerequisite: Junior standing and consent of department head. Course pass required.
Available to superior students who wish to conduct individual, intensive reading and research in a specific area of anthropology in close cooperation with supervising faculty. Submission of such projects to student sections of regional professional meetings is encouraged. Number of credit hours will be determined in consultation with instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 hours of credit.

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