102 HUMAN ORIGINS: AN INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGY SMT 3 sem. hrs. Introductory course in biological anthropology, the study of the place of humans in nature, human evolution, and current human biological diversity. Not for credit if had ANT 101 HUMAN ORIGINS. Prerequisites: COM 110 and ENG 101 and MAT 113, 120, 130, or 145.
143 UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN LANGUAGE SS 3 sem. hrs. Study of the structure of language (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics) as it reflects cognition, social relations, cultural conventions, and speech communities Also offered as ENG/LAN 143. Prerequisites: COM 110 and ENG 101.
176 CULTURE, POWER, AND CIVIC LIFE ICL 3 sem. hrs. Overview of various contemporary human and global problems from a cross-cultural and anthropological perspective. May not be taken under the CT/NC option. Not for credit if had ANT 175 CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON CONTEMPORARY HUMAN PROBLEMS. Prerequisite: COM 110 or ENG 101
185 CULTURES OF THE WORLD: AN INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY SS 3 sem. hrs. A survey of many of the world’s societies and traditions, examined from an anthropological perspective. Prerequisite: COM 110 or ENG 101 or concurrent registration.
270 GENDER AND SEXUALITY 3 sem. hrs. An examination gender, sex, and sexuality from an anthropological and cross-cultural perspective.
272 NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS 3 sem. hrs. Comparative survey of selected historic and modern Native American cultures
273 FOODWAYS 3 sem. hrs. Comparative study of food habits with emphasis on origins and cultural significance. Prerequisite: ANT 102 or 185 recommended.
274 PRINCIPLES OF ARCHAEOLOGY 3 sem. hrs. Principles, methods, and techniques of locating and excavating archaeological sites, interpreting archaeological data, and reconstructing past behavior. Prerequisite: ANT 102 or consent of the instructor.
277 PRINCIPLES OF LANGUAGE AND CULTURE 3 sem. hrs. Examination of the social and cultural functions of language, applying anthropological linguistic models to the study of past and present cultures. Prerequisite: ANT 185. Sociology - Anthropology Sociology - Anthropology 225
278 INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN AMERICA 3 sem. hrs. This course is a survey of the communities, societies, and cultures of people of Asian descent living in America today
280 CHEROKEE CULTURE TO 1830 3 sem. hrs. Examination of Cherokee heritage using anthropological perspectives. Traces the development of Cherokee culture from its beginnings to the nineteenth century
281 PRINCIPLES OF SOCIO-CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 3 sem. hrs. The major aspects of sociocultural systems such as marriage, domestic organization, age grades, secret societies, and religion studied from a cross-cultural perspective using a variety of theoretical frameworks. Prerequisite: ANT 185.
294 JAPANESE SOCIETY AND CULTURE 3 sem. hrs. Examination of modern Japanese culture, social structure, and institutions from an anthropological perspective.
301 ARCHAEOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF PREHISTORIC MATERIALS 3 sem. hrs. An advanced course that uses a combination of lectures and laboratory sessions to explore the methods used in the analysis of prehistoric archaeological materials. Formerly ARCHAEOLOGICAL ANALYSIS. Prerequisites: ANT 102; and ANT 274 is recommended, or consent of the instructor.
302 ETHNOGRAPHIC METHODS 3 sem. hrs. Study of the techniques used to describe cultural practices and beliefs. Formerly ANT 285. Prerequisite: Completion of 75 hours or consent of the instructor.
303 LATIN AMERICA IN ETHNOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE 3 sem. hrs. Exploration of major trends in the anthro-pology of Latin America as examined through ethnographic case studies. Prereq-uisite: A minimum of 75 hours completed or consent of the instructor, or graduate standing.
306 REGIONAL AND AREA STUDIES 1-9 sem. hrs. Intensive study of particular lands, environments, cultures, and peoples. May be repeated if the content is different. Course topic determines subfield placement.
303 LATIN AMERICA IN ETHNOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE 3 sem. hrs. Exploration of major trends in the anthropology of Latin America as examined through ethnographic case studies. Prerequisite: Completion of 75 hours or consent of the instructor.
307 JAPANESE DIASPORAS, CULTURE, AND IDENTITY 3 sem. hrs. Advanced-level survey of globalization theories focusing on Japanese descendants living overseas and “returnees” to Japan as migratory workers.
308 JAPANESE COMMUNICATIVE STRATEGIES 3 sem. hrs. This course is designed to analyze Japanese culture and society–both historically and contemporarily–via their language and communication. Prerequisite: One of the following (two recommended): ANT/LAN/ENG 143; ANT 277, 294; ENG 243, 342; HIS 275; LAN (JPN) 112, 115, 116, 231.
338 SOCIAL INTERACTION 3 sem. hrs. Conversation Analysis, Ethnomethodology; Organization of social interaction; Sense-making in everyday and institutional settings; Achievement of social identities. Formerly SOC 389.76. Also offered as SOC 338. Prerequisite: Completion of 75 hours or consent of the instructor
342 SOCIOLINGUISTICS 3 sem. hrs. Social significance of language variation: regional, social, ethnic dialects; attitudes towards variation. Multilingual societies, language choice, language shift, language planning. Also offered as ENG 342.
350 PRINCIPLES OF PALEOANTHROPOLOGY 3 sem. hrs. Detailed study of human evolution, based primarily on the fossil record, and the processes and scientific principles applicable thereto. Formerly ANT 286 PALEOANTHROPOLOGY. Prerequisite: ANT 102 or consent of the instructor.
351 MIDWESTERN ARCHAEOLOGY 3 sem. hrs. Native American cultures of the Midwest from the Pleistocene to European contact. Broader issues of archaeological method and theory examined. Prerequisite: ANT 274 or consent of the instructor.
370 ZOOARCHAEOLOGY 3 sem. hrs. Foundations of zooarchaeology including identification techniques, analytical methods, and interpretation of animal bone assemblages from archaeological sites. Prerequisites: ANT 274 and completion of 75 hours, or consent of the instructor.
371 HUMAN OSTEOLOGY 4 sem. hrs. Detailed study of the biology and anatomy of the human skeleton with a focus on identification in forensic and bioarchaeological contexts. Prerequisite: ANT 102 or BSC 101 or 196, or consent of the instructor.
372 HUMAN PALEOPATHOLOGY AND SKELETAL ANALYSIS 3 sem. hrs. Analysis of pathologies, physical traits, and measurements on human skeletons to reconstruct community health and life ways of extinct cultures. Prerequisite: ANT 102 or 371, or consent of the instructor.
373 ARCHAEOLOGY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY 3 sem. hrs. Examination of historical and archaeological methods for reconstructing past political economics. Emphasis on past Latin American political and economic organizations. Prerequisite: ANT 102 or 274 or consent of the instructor
374 INTRODUCTION TO MUSEUM STUDIES 3 sem. hrs. Examination of the history, organization, and administration of museums as well as the methods of acquisition, preservation and exhibition of artifacts. Prerequisites: Junior standing and completion of 75 hours or consent of the instructor.
375 LANDSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY 3 sem. hrs. Archaeological study of regions, including settlement patterns, natural and cultural environments, and ways humans are shaped by places they inhabit. Prerequisite: ANT 274 or consent of the instructor.
376 THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF GENDER 3 sem. hrs. Exploration of various archaeological approaches to the interpretation of gender in past societies. Prerequisite: ANT 274 or consent of the instructor.
378 EVOLUTION AND HUMAN BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY 3 sem. hrs. Study of human population variation in terms of biological and cultural adaptations to different environments. Offered odd-numbered years. Alternates with ANT 393. Formerly ANT 288. Prerequisites: ANT 102; completion of 45 hours or consent of the instructor.
380 KEY CONCEPTS IN ANTHROPOLOGY HISTORY AND THEORY 3 sem. hrs. Anthropological thought from historical, systematic and applied viewpoint; emphasis on changing content, concepts, methods of the discipline. Prerequisites: ANT 274, 277, 281, 350, and consent of the instructor.
381 ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD SCHOOL 1-9 sem. hrs. Field instruction in methods and techniques of archaeological survey, excavation, preparation and preservation of materials, and record keeping. Materials charge optional. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. ANT 274 is recommended
382 SENIOR THESIS IN ANTHROPOLOGY 3 sem. hrs. Intensive experience in research and writing on an individually selected topic. Prerequisites: ANT 380 and senior standing, or consent of the instructor
383 STUDIES IN SELECTED CULTURES 3 sem. hrs. Culture patterns of selected areas. Topics include physical characteristics, history, social, political, intellectual life, and cultural change. May be repeated if content different. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.
384 NORTH AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY 3 sem. hrs. Prehistoric cultures of North America, from late Pleistocene to the occupation by Europeans. Development of cultural patterns traced; current problems examined. Formerly ANT 283. Prerequisite: ANT 102 or 274 or consent of the instructor.
385 MEDIA AND VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY 3 sem. hrs. Intersection of visual media and anthropology: ethnographic film, ethics of representation, television and film ethnographies. Visual or written class project. Prerequisite: Completion of 75 hours or consent of the instructor.
386 ARCHAEOLOGY THEORY 3 sem. hrs. Archeological method and theory from 1800 to the present, emphasizing American archaeology. Prerequisite: ANT 274 or consent of the instructor.
387 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 3 sem. hrs. Intensive examination and analysis of current research questions and controversies in paleoanthropology, primatology, and human adaptation studies. May be repeated if the content is different. Prerequisite: Completion of one of the following: ANT 350, 371, 372, 378 or 393, or consent of the instructor.
392 ARCHAEOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF HISTORIC MATERIALS 3 sem. hrs. Examination of the identification, meaning, and interpretation of the historic material culture excavated and studied by archaeologists. Formerly ARCHAEOLOGICAL MATERIAL CULTURE. Prerequisite: ANT 274 or consent of the instructor.
393 PRIMATE BEHAVIOR AND EVOLUTION 3 sem. hrs. Concentrated examination of various aspects of the primates: their biology, behavior, evolution, and significance for understanding human nature. Offered even-numbered years. Alternates with ANT 378. Formerly ANT 290. Prerequisite: Completion of 45 hours or consent of the instructor.
398 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE: INTERNSHIP/CO-OP IN ANTHROPOLOGY 3-6 sem. hrs. Supervised field experience in a professional capacity in any Anthropology subdiscipline with appropriate campus, community, state, national, or international agencies, museums, institutes, organizations, or businesses. Maximum 6 hours toward Anthropology major. Maximum 16 hours all 398 towards graduation. Prerequisites: Junior/senior standing; completion of 75 hours or consent of the instructor. Consent of the Professional Practice Coordinator.
398.02 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE: RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN ANTHROPOLOGY 3 sem. hrs. Practical experience in the design, implementation, analysis, and reporting of anthropological research through supervised field or laboratory research experiences. May be repeated; maximum of 6 hours toward the Anthropology major; maximum 16 hours of all 398 courses towards graduation. Prerequisite: Completion of 75 hours or consent of the instructor. Sociology - Anthropology