ANTH - ANTHROPOLOGY

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   HUMAN EVOLUTION
[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]  Course cross-listed as LST 2800.  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]  Course cross-listed as LST 4820.  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.

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