Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Present and Upcoming Anthropology Courses

Fall 2019

Introduction to Anthropology - ANTH 1020 (U) (Online)

A survey of the varied aspects of anthropology, including cultural anthropology, prehistory, physical anthropology and linguistics.

Human Evolution - ANTH 2020 (U)

A survey of the human species in time, place and culture and the investigation of the factors underlying human biological variation.

Cultural ANthropology - ANTH 2800 (U) (Lecture/Online)

Introduction to culture patterns and processes and their relationship to human society and language.

African American Culture - ANTH 2900 (U)

A survey of the socio-historical and cultural factors of African Americans in the U.S.

Ohio Prehistory - ANTH 3020 - (U)

An archaeological study of the prehistoric peoples in Ohio from the end of the Ice Age to the arrival of the Europeans.

Food, Health, & Society - ANTH 3330 (U)

This course deals with multi-cultural dietary patterns through time and space, as well as cross-cultural influences on health and disease.

Ecotourism: Studies of the Africana World - ANTH 3800 (U) (Online)

Introduce students to the field of ecotourism studies and specific challenges of community development and sustainability. The course covers ecotoursim in the Africana world of Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

Peoples of the World - ANTH 3850 (U)

An introduction to the socioeconomic activities in societies of varying sociocultural complexity.

Culture, Illness, & Medicine - ANTH 4980/5980-001 (U/G)

 

Anthropological Applications of Geographic Information Systems - ANTH 4980/5980-002 (U/G)

Examination of the use of GIS technologies in contemporary anthropological research.

Nutritional Anthropology - ANTH 5740 (G)

An examination of the historical, social, political and economic factors that influence the production, distribution and consumption of food and the effects on world health and development.

Spring 2020

Introduction to Anthropology - ANTH 1020 (U) (Online)

A survey of the varied aspects of anthropology, including cultural anthropology, prehistory, physical anthropology and linguistics.

Proseminar in Anthropology I - ANTH 2000 (U)

Students are introduced to the academic and professional nature of Anthropology. Topics covered include professional socialization, honor theses, portfolio construction, preparation for graduate studies, and career development.

World Prehistory - anth 2750 (u)

A survey of the processes of cultural development from the lower Pleistocene to development of writing through and investigation of the archaeological record.

Cultural ANthropology - ANTH 2800 (U) (Lecture/Online)

Introduction to culture patterns and processes and their relationship to human society and language.

African American Culture - ANTH 2900 (U)

A survey of the socio-historical and cultural factors of African Americans in the U.S.


lINGUISTIC aNTHROPOLOGY - anth 2980-001 (u)

Course introduces the core concepts and topics associated with the study of language as a cultural resource among human societies.

aNCIENT cITIES - anth 2980-002 (u)
eNVIRONMENTAL aNTHROPOLOGY - anth 3000 (u)

A study of the functional interrelationships of humans and their biophysical environment in cross cultural perspective, with special emphasis on non-western cultures.

Ecotourism: Studies of the Africana World - ANTH 3800 (U) (Online)

Introduce students to the field of ecotourism studies and specific challenges of community development and sustainability. The course covers ecotoursim in the Africana world of Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

iNDIANS OF nORTH aMERICA - anth 3920 (u)

A survey of North America Indians from prehistoric times to the present.

pEOPLES OF sUB-sAHARAN aFRICA - anth 3940 (u)

The cultures and societies of the Subsaharan peoples of Africa.

pROSEMINAR IN aNTHROpology ii - anth 4000 (u)

Discussion among faculty and students devoted to the study of Anthropology with a special focus on the development of a professional protfolio for graduate work or career.

hISTORY & tHEORY IN aNTHROPOLOGY - anth 4200 (u) (wac)

This course acquaints students with various schools of anthropological theory, stressing the influence of traditional approaches on contemporary thought and the impact of historical context on the development of theory.

qUALITATIVE aPPROACHES IN sOCIAL sCIENCE rESEARCH - anth 4530/5530 (u/g)

This course examines qualitative methods used in social science research. Focusing on ethnographic and qualitative methods, the course provides students the skills necessary to design and conduct qualitative research studies.

hUMAN oSTEOLOGY - anth 4910 (u)

This course focuses on human skeletal anatomy and bone morphology using an evolutionary and biocultural perspective. Students are introduced to skeletal elements, their major landmarks, and methods for analyzing materials and assessing variation.

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