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ANTH222
Introduction to Ecological and Evolutionary Anthropology
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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.
ANTH222 is a 4-credit lab course. Students should expect to spend approximately 45 hours for the asynchronous lecture and discussion portion of the course in addition to the 30 synchronous lab hours.
ANTH240
Introduction to Archaeology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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.
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.
ANTH265
Anthropology of Global Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP, SCIS
An overview of the growing field of global health including health care systems, medical practices, ideas about illness in cross-cultural contexts, issues of health development, global health inequity, and human rights issues. The course will focus on the history of global health, the critique of major international health agencies and their development paradigms, and the political economy of social inequalities and health.
ANTH266
Changing Climate, Changing Cultures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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.
ANTH323
Plagues, Pathogens and Public Policy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Credit only granted for: ANTH429A or ANTH323.
Formerly: ANTH429A.
The impact of diseases on populations from prehistoric times through the present will be examined, along with public perceptions of disease, scientific breakthroughs on treatment and prevention, and the ways that politics and public health policies can enhance or impede the advancement of disease treatment. The natural history of disease, population structure, and immunity will be discussed. The class will address emerging and re-emerging diseases and the ways that first responders, researchers, and policy makers may affect the outcome of an outbreak.
ANTH357
Approaches to Sustainable Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Credit only granted for: ANTH298E or ANTH357.
Formerly: ANTH298E.
An overview of the history of sustainable development, major development and environmental theories, and development strategies as they relate to an anthropological concern for an integrated, holistic, comparative, and humane approach to sustainable development.
ANTH358B
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
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.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ANTH464
Anthropology of Cultural Heritage
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: ANTH260.
Jointly offered with ANTH664. Credit only grant ed for: ANTH469T, ANTH689T, ANTH464, ANTH664.
Formerly: ANTH469T.
A global exploration of how the past is remade in the present. Covers the breadth of scope and specific interventions of heritage practice at the global scale, including the social, political, economic, and ethical dimensions of cultural heritage.
ANTH469B
Advanced Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology; Educational Anthropology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ANTH473
Native American Languages and Cultures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Jointly offered with: ANTH673.
Credit only granted for: ANTH473 or ANTH673.
An introduction to Native American Languages and Cultures from a linguistic anthropological perspective. Topics to be explored include Native American identities, the stucture of Native languages, oral traditions, narrative story-telling, Native language and thought (Sapir/Whorf), language shift, linguistic revitalization, documentation of endangered languages, indigenous representation and appropriation, and racializing discourses.
ANTH657
Approaches to Sustainable Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: ANTH657 or ANTH357.
An overview of the history of sustainable development, major development and environmental theories, and development strategies as they relate to an anthropological concern for an integrated, holistic, comparative, and humane approach to sustainable development.
ANTH664
Anthropology of Cultural Heritage
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Credit only granted for: ANTH469T, ANTH689T, ANTH464 or ANTH664.
Formerly: ANTH689T.
A global exploration of how the past is remade in the present. Covers the breadth of scope and specific interventions of heritage practice at the global scale, including the social, political, economic, and ethical dimensions of cultural heritage.
ANTH673
Native American Languages and Cultures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Jointly offered with: ANTH473.
Credit only granted for: ANTH673 or ANTH473.
An introduction to Native American Languages and Cultures from a linguistic anthropological perspective. Topics to be explored include Native American identities, the stucture of Native languages, oral traditions, narrative story-telling, Native language and thought (Sapir/Whorf), language shift, linguistic revitalization, documentation of endangered languages, indigenous representation and appropriation, and racializing discourses.
ANTH688B
Current Developments in Anthropology; Educational Anthropology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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.
ANTH749
Cultural and Heritage Resource Management Internship
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ANTH799
ANTH857
Museum Scholarship Practicum
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: AMST856, ANTH856, or HIST810.
Restriction: Permission of Museum Scholarship Program required.
Cross-listed with: AMST857, HIST811, INST787.
Credit only granted for: AMST857, ANTH857, HIST811, INST728I or INST787.
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.