Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Upcoming Anthropology Courses
Fall 2021
Introduction to Anthropology- ANTH 1020 (Online)

A survey of the varied aspects of anthropology, including cultural anthropology, prehistory, physical anthropology and linguistics. (not for major credit)

Proseminar in Anthropology I - ANTH 2000

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.

Introduction to Archaeology - ANTH 2020

An introduction to the history, methods and techniques of archaeology and how the discipline of archaeology is related to anthropology, ethnohistory, history and geology.

Human Evolution - ANTH 2700

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

Cultural Anthropology - ANTH 2800 (Lecture & Online)

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

African American Culture - ANTH 2900

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

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

Introducing 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.

North American Archaeology - ANTH 3900

This course focuses on the history of North America as known from the archaeological record; from peopling of North America through early historical contexts.

Indians of North America - ANTH 3920

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

Proseminar in Anthropology II - ANTH 4000

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

Medical Anthropology - ANTH 4760(U)/5760 (G)

An examination of the biocultural nature of health and illness, with special emphasis on changing patterns of disease in non-western societies.

Spring 2022

Introduction to Anthropology- ANTH 1020 (Online)

A survey of the varied aspects of anthropology, including cultural anthropology, prehistory, physical anthropology and linguistics. (not for major credit)

Human Society Through Film - ANTH 2100

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.

World Prehistory - ANTH 2750

A survey of the processes of cultural development from the lower Pleistocene to development of writing.

Cultural Anthropology - ANTH 2800 (Lecture & Online)

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

African American Culture - ANTH 2900

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

Food, Health, and Society - ANTH 3330

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 (Online/DL)

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

Peoples of the World - ANTH 3850

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

History & Theory in Anthropology - ANTH 4200 (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. (prerequisite ANTH 2800)

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 4790

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. (prerequisite: Anth 2700)

The Irish-American Experience - ANTH 4860

A survey of the socio-historical and cultural factors related to the immigration and adaptation of the Irish in America.

Problems in Anthropology: Cultural Explorations of Play, Performance, & Theatricality - ANTH 4980

This course investigates the links between ritual, play, drama, and life in the attempt to show how creativity and change enters the social world. Engaging a balance between theoretical and analytical perspectives, we will explore the primary conceptions of performance and various themes including practice, performativity, theatricality, and exhibition.

 

Last Updated: 9/3/21