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Courses at the 400-level

ANTH 402: Evolution of the Capacity for Culture

The evolution of the biological and social capacities that made culture the central attribute of humans is examined. Topics include evolution of the human diet, tool making, social interaction, and language. (Formerly ANTH 302.)
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of at least one of the following: ANTH 304, 306, or BIOL 221; or consent of instructor.
ANTH 418: Cultural Pluralism

The nature of cultural pluralism in American society are examined. Issues of identity, race, ethnicity, and class are explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following: ANTH 418, SSCI 418, or SSCI 518.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of at least 6 college credits in any of the social sciences disciplines or consent of department chair.
ANTH 424: North American Indians

Selected societies of Native North America are examined as they relate to anthropological concerns and contribute to an understanding of the similarities and variations in cultures of the region.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of at least 60 college credits and any course in a social or behavioral science, or consent of department chair.
ANTH 460: Seminar in Anthropology

Anthropological concepts and theory are examined within a holistic framework. Students conduct research and complete a senior paper. Required of majors.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Senior standing
  • ANTH 101
  • ANTH 102
  • ANTH 103
  • ANTH 104
  • ANTH 233
ANTH 461: Latinos in the United States

The experiences and perspectives of Latinos in the United States are examined. Students cannot credit for both ANTH 461 and SSCI 461.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Completion of at least 60 college credits and any course in a social or behavioral science, or consent of department chair.
ANTH 470: Reading Course in Anthropology

Directed reading is given in an anthropological area of interest to the student and the instructor.
1-4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of at least 75 college credits and consent of advisor, department chair, and instructor with whom student plans to study.
ANTH 481: Anthropology Field School - Cultural Anthropology

This is an introduction to the techniques and theory of anthropological fieldwork. Students engage in hands-on research. Students may conduct independent/collaborative research under the direction of an instructor.
4-8 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of at least 75 college credits and consent of Instructor or department chair
ANTH 482: Anthropology Field School - Archaeology

This is an introduction to the techniques and theory of anthropological fieldwork. Students engage in hands-on research. Students may conduct independent/collaborative research under the direction of an instructor.
4-8 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of at least 75 college credits and consent of Instructor or department chair
ANTH 483: Anthropology Field School - Biological Anthropology

This is an introduction to the techniques and theory of anthropological fieldwork. Students engage in hands-on research. Students may conduct independent/collaborative research under the direction of an instructor.
4-8 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of at least 75 college credits and consent of Instructor or department chair
ANTH 484: Anthropology Field School - Anthropological Linguistics

This is an introduction to the techniques and theory of anthropological fieldwork. Students engage in hands-on research. Students may conduct independent/collaborative research under the direction of an instructor.
4-8 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of at least 75 college credits and consent of Instructor or department chair
ANTH 490: Directed Study in Anthropology

Students select a topic and undertake concentrated research under the supervision of a faculty advisor.
1-4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of at least 90 college credits and consent of dean, department chair, and instructor with whom student plans to study.
  • or consent of the department chair
ANTH 495: Internships in Anthropology

Students are placed in positions appropriate to their studies in anthropology, such as in museums and historical preservation agencies. A program of study is designed by the student and supervised by a faculty member.
1-8 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of at least 60 college credits and consent of instructor and department chair.

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