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Courses at the 100-level

ANTH 101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

The concept of culture and its significance to an understanding of human societies are studied. Examples from a variety of societies are used to illustrate the basic approaches and concepts of cultural anthropology.
4 credit hours

ANTH 102: Introduction to Archaeology

The methods by which archaeologists study culture and reconstruct past societies are examined through lecture-discussion, films, and laboratory exercises.
4 credit hours

ANTH 103: Introduction to Biological Anthropology

The biocultural nature of human physical variation is examined through lecture-discussion, films, and laboratory exercises. Topics include modern variation, primatology, and paleoanthropology. (Formerly Introduction to Physical Anthropology.)
4 credit hours

ANTH 104: Introduction to Anthropological Linguistics

Language is examined as a uniquely human phenomenon, with emphasis on the systematic description and analysis of communication as a socially and culturally shaped process.
4 credit hours

ANTH 162: Non-Western Worlds

Selected cultures and historical traditions that arose outside the Western experience are studied. Sections are titled:

African Worlds
Amazonia
Ancient Nile
Borneo
Caribbean "Others"
The Maya, Past and Future
Middle East
The Middle East: Women and Men in Non-Western Cultures
Native Americans in the Northeast

4 credit hours

ANTH 169: Music Cultures of Non-Western Worlds

Selected music cultures of the non-Western world are introduced in the contexts of sounds, concepts, social interactions, and materials of music. Students cannot receive credit for both MUS 169 and ANTH 169.
4 credit hours

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