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Courses - Summer 2019
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ANTH221
Introduction to Forensic Sciences
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Credit only granted for: ANTH298A or ANTH221.
Formerly: ANTH298A.
Provides a brief history of forensic sciences, an introduction to some of the techniques used, and a demonstration of some of the applications of forensic sciences. A survey course designed to give the student some exposure to the kinds of scientific knowledge and techniques applied to the medico-legal investigation of death and other crimes.
ANTH222
Introduction to Ecological and Evolutionary Anthropology
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: LL
GenEd: DSNL, DVUP
Credit only granted for: ANTH220 or ANTH222.
An introduction to the evolution of human physiology and human behavior, the relationship between hominid and non-hominid primates, and the study of relationships between a population of humans and their biophysical environment.
ANTH240
Introduction to Archaeology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SB, D
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Exploration of the variety of past human societies and cultures through archaeology, from the emergence of anatomically modern humans to the more recent historical past.
ANTH260
Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology and Linguistics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SB, D
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Culture and social relationships in a wide variety of settings from small-scale to complex societies. An overview of how anthropology analyzes human behavior. Particular attention to the relationship between language and culture.
ANTH263
Sexuality and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Credit only granted for: ANTH298K or ANTH263.
Formerly: ANTH298K.
An overview of sexuality from an anthropological perspective, looking at aspects of sexuality within our own culture and in cultures around the world. Course topics include the biology and culture of sex, gender, physical attraction, sexual orientation, marriage and mating taboos, fertility control, sexually transmitted diseases, and commercial aspects of sex.
ANTH266
Changing Climate, Changing Cultures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SB
GenEd: DSHS, DVCC, SCIS
Explore past, present, and future interactions between humans and climate. Discussions, methods-oriented activities, and case study analyses provide students a foundation for appreciating the role of anthropology in understanding, responding to, and preparing for climate change.
ANTH358A
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH360
Method and Theory in Sociocultural Anthropology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ANTH260.
Restriction: Must be in Anthropology program; or permission of BSOS-Anthropology department.
Theoretical approaches and research methods in sociocultural anthropology. Emphasis on current debates, new directions, and their historical antecedents.
Open to all majors in Summer 2019.
ANTH386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Recommended: Completion of advanced courses in relevant subfield of anthropology recommended.
Restriction: Permission of BSOS-Anthropology department; and junior standing or higher; and must be in Anthropology program.
Approval of instructor required; check with Department for section (and index) number.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH398A
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Approval of Instructor required; check with Department for section (and index) number.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH445
Laboratory Methods in Archaeology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ANTH496.
Recommended: ANTH240.
The processing, curation, cataloging and analysis of data is an important part of any archaeology field project. Students will learn that basics of laboratory techniques necessary for the final analysis and interpretation of field data.
ANTH474
Language Racism & Identity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
An exploration of the relationship between language, identity and racism in a variety of social contexts, in the U.S. and elsewhere.
ANTH476
Credits: 3 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Anthropology program.
Credit only granted for: ANTH476 or ANTH486.
Capstone course in which students pursue independent research into a current problem in anthropology, selected with assistance of a committee of faculty. Research leads to the writing of a senior thesis in anthropology.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH477
Credits: 3 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ANTH476.
Restriction: Permission of BSOS-Anthropology department; and must be in Anthropology program.
Credit only granted for: ANTH477 or ANTH487.
Capstone course in which students write a senior thesis on independent research into a current problem in anthropology. The thesis is defined before a committee of faculty.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH486
Credits: 3 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of BSOS-Anthropology department; and must be in Anthropology program; and must be admitted to University Honors Program or Anthropology Honors Program.
Credit only granted for: ANTH486 or ANTH476.
Capstone course in which students pursue independent research into a current problem in anthropology, selected with assistance of a committee of faculty. Research leads to the writing of an honors thesis in anthropology.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH487
Credits: 3 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ANTH486.
Restriction: Permission of BSOS-Anthropology department; and must be in Anthropology program; and must be admitted to University Honors Program or Anthropology Honors Program.
Credit only granted for: ANTH487 or ANTH477.
Capstone course in which students write a thesis on the results of independent research into a current problem in anthropology.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH496
Field Methods in Archaeology
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP, DVUP
Field training in the techniques of archaeological survey and excavation.
Also offered as ANTH696 and SUMM015.
ANTH498Y
Advanced Field Training in Ethnography; Field Methods in Public Archaeology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP, DVUP
ANTH674
Language Racism & Identity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: ANTH474, ANTH469R, ANTH674, or ANTH689R.
This course explores the relationship between language, identity and racism in a variety of social contexts, in the U.S. and elsewhere.
ANTH688A
Current Developments in Anthropology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH688Y
Current Developments in Anthropology; Field Methods in Public Archaology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Excavation site will be near Lattimer, Pennsylvania. Students are responsible for their own transportation. Contact instructor for local housing options.
ANTH689A
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Anthropology
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Approval of instructor required; check with Department for section (and index) number.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH701
Anthropology Internship Preparation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Preparation for internship includes practicum training in development, presentation and evaluation of position papers, proposals and work plans; literature search and use of secondary data sources in decision making the effect cultural analysis and resource management; ethics and professional development for work in non-academic settings.
ANTH712
Anthropology Internship Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ANTH789.
The preparation and presentation of internship results, and the development of skills in report writing and presentation. Includes the completion of a professional quality report or publishable paper based on the internship experience.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH789
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH857
Museum Scholarship Practicum
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: AMST856, ANTH856, or HIST810.
Restriction: Permission of Museum Scholarship Program required.
Cross-listed with HIST811, AMST857.
Credit only granted for: AMST857, ANTH857, or HIST811.
Students devise and carry out a research program using the collections at the Smithsonian Institution or some other cooperating museum, working under joint supervision of a museum professional and a university faculty member.
ANTH898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH899
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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