ANTH - ANTHROPOLOGY

Departmentof Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work (ARS)


ANTH - 1020 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY
[3 hours] A survey of the varied aspects of anthropology, including cultural anthropology, prehistory, physical anthropology and linguistics. (not for major credit)


ANTH - 2020 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY
[3 hours] An introduction to the history, methods and techniques of archaeology, and how the discipline of archaeology is related to anthropology, ethnohistory, history, and geology.


ANTH - 2100 HUMAN SOCIETY THROUGH FILM
[3 hours] An introduction through the use of ethnographic film to various aspects of non-western culture and the development of the use of film in anthropology. (not for major credit)


ANTH - 2700 BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
[3 hours] A survey of the human species in time, place and culture and the investigation of the factors underlying human biological variation.


ANTH - 2750 WORLD PREHISTORY
[3 hours] A survey of the processes of cultural development from the lower Pleistocene to development of writing.


ANTH - 2800 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
[3 hours] Introduction to culture patterns and processes and their relationship to human society and language.


ANTH - 2980 TOPICS IN ARCHAEOLOGY
[3 hours] Examination of a special topic in archaeology. May be repeated on different topics. Prerequisite: ANTH 1020 or 2020


ANTH - 3020 OHIO PREHISTORY
[3 hours] A study of the prehistoric peoples in Ohio from the end of the Ice Age to the arrival of the Europeans. Prerequisite: permission of instructor


ANTH - 3330 FOOD, HEALTH, SOCIETY
[3 hours] 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.


ANTH - 3510 FIELD METHODS IN ARCHAEOLOGY
[1 - 6 hours] Methods of excavation and recovery of archaeological data. Field school conducted during excavation of a prehistoric site in the Toledo area. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor


ANTH - 3850 PEOPLES OF WORLD: AN EVOLUTIONARY APPROACH
[3 hours] An introduction to the socioeconomic activities in societies of varying sociocultural complexity. Prerequisite: 6 hrs of Anthropology


ANTH - 3920 INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA
[3 hours] A survey of North America Indians from prehistoric times to the present. Prerequisite: ANTH 2800


ANTH - 3940 PEOPLES OF SUBSAHARAN AFRICA
[3 hours] The cultures and societies of the Subsaharan peoples of Africa. Prerequisite: ANTH 2800


ANTH - 3950 PEOPLES OF THE CARIBBEAN
[3 hours] Survey of peoples of the circum-Caribbean region, emphasizing the economics of landless peoples of primarily African descent in the plantation area of the Western Hemisphere. Prerequisite: ANTH 2800


ANTH - 4520 LABORATORY METHODS IN ARCHAEOLOGY
[3 hours] Instruction in the methods and techniques employed by the archaeologist to analyze cultural material recovered in the field. Prerequisite: consent of instructor


ANTH - 4560 FIELDWORK IN ETHNOLOGY
[1 - 6 hours] Consists of field work involving the student in meaningful research problems at the community level. Introduces the student to the methods and problems of participant research. Prerequisite: consent of instructor


ANTH - 4730 BIOCULTURAL ECOLOGY
[3 hours] A study of the functional interrelationships of humans and their biophysical environment in cross cultural perspective, with special emphasis on non-western cultures. Prerequisite: ANTH 2800, 2850


ANTH - 4760 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
[3 hours] An examination of the biocultural nature of health and illness, with special emphasis on changing patterns of disease in non-western societies. Prerequisite: 6 hrs of social science, anthropology


ANTH - 4820 ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION
[3 hours] A cross-cultural approach to the description and analyses of magical and religious beliefs and practices in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Indigenous North America. Prerequisite: ANTH 2800


ANTH - 4860 THE IRISH-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
[3 hours] A survey of the sociohistorical and cultural factors related to the immigration and adaptation of the Irish in America. Prerequisite: 6 hrs of social science


ANTH - 4890 PEASANT SOCIETY
[3 hours] Consideration of the economic and cultural forms of peasant society on a worldwide basis, and comparison of these forms to other contemporary communities. Prerequisite: ANTH 2800


ANTH - 4910 INDEPENDENT RESEARCH IN ANTHROPOLOGY
[1 - 3 hours] Supervised independent research in anthropology. Prerequisite: 6 hrs of anthropology; consent of instructor


ANTH - 4920 DIRECTED READINGS IN ANTHROPOLOGY
[1 - 3 hours] Designed for those wishing to continue course work in greater depth or seeking contact with unlisted subject areas. Written proposal and consent required. Prerequisite: 6 hrs of anthropology; consent of instructor


ANTH - 4950 SENIOR RESEARCH PROJECT
[3 - 6 hours] Supervised opportunity for senior majors to apply the anthropological approach to a theoretical or applied cultural historical/biocultural problem through individual research, an internship, professional participation or a public education experience. Prerequisite: senior standing; consent of instructor


ANTH - 4960 HONORS THESIS
[3 - 6 hours] Prerequisite: senior standing; approval of honors adviser


ANTH - 4980 PROBLEMS IN ANTHROPOLOGY
[3 hours] Courses on varied anthropological specialties. May be repeated in different specialty areas such as religion, ethnohistory, ethnic conflict and area courses. Prerequisite: consent of instructor


ANTH - 5520 LABORATORY METHODS IN ARCHAEOLOGY
[3 hours] Instruction in the methods and techniques employed by the archaeologist to analyze cultural material recovered in the field. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor


ANTH - 5560 FIELDWORK IN ANTHROPOLOGY
[1 - 6 hours] Consists of field work involving the student in meaningful research problems at the community level. Introduces the student to the methods and problems of participant research. Prerequisite: consent of instructor


ANTH - 5730 BIOCULTURAL ECOLOGY
[3 hours] A study of the functional interrelationships of humans and their biophysical environment. Prerequisite: ANTH 2800, 2850; consent of instructor


ANTH - 5740 NUTRITIONAL ANTHROPOLOGY
[3 hours] 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.


ANTH - 5760 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
[3 hours] An examination of the biocultural nature of health and illness. Prerequisite: 6 hrs of social science, anthropology


ANTH - 5820 ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION
[3 hours] A cross-cultural approach to the description and analyses of magical and religious beliefs and practices.


ANTH - 5860 THE IRISH-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
[3 hours] A survey of the sociohistorical and cultural factors related to the immigration and adaptation of the Irish in America. Prerequisite: 6 hrs of social science


ANTH - 5890 PEASANT SOCIETY
[3 hours] Consideration of the economic and cultural forms of peasant society on a worldwide basis. Prerequisite: ANTH 2800


ANTH - 5920 DIRECTED READINGS IN ANTHROPOLOGY
[1 - 3 hours] Designed for those wishing to continue course work in greater depth or seeking contact with unlisted subject areas. Written proposal and consent required. Prerequisite: 6 hrs of anthropology; consent of instructor


ANTH - 5980 PROBLEMS IN ANTHROPOLOGY
[3 hours] Courses on varied anthropological specialities. May be repeated in different speciality areas such as religion, ethnohistory, ethnic conflict and area courses. Prerequisite: consent of instructor


ANTH - 6960 THESIS IN ANTHROPOLOGY
[3 - 6 hours] Individually constructed. Prerequisite: consent of instructor


ANTH - 6990 INDEPENDENT RESEARCH IN ANTHROPOLOGY
[1 - 3 hours] Supervised independent research in anthropology. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor, 6 hrs of anthropology.

Last Updated: 1/3/12