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ANTH 501. Research Methods in Archaeology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Basic categories of archaeological methodology; general research, field, analytical and quantitative methods.
Prerequisites: ANTH 269, ANTH 390 and/or permission.
Semester Offered: Spring


ANTH 520. Aging in Culture and Society

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The aging process in cross-cultural perspective, including the effects of ethnicity on the aging experience in the U.S. Application of the methods and theory of anthropology to aging.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 530. Research Methods in Archaeology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Basic categories of archaeological methodology; general research, field, analytical, and quantitative methods.
Prerequisites: ANTH 230, ANTH 390 and/or permission
Semester Offered: Even Summer


ANTH 531. Laboratory Methods in Archaeology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Laboratory processing, classification and analysis of archaeological materials. Laboratory methods for the artifacts and ecofacts commonly recovered from archaeological contexts.
Semester Offered: Spring


ANTH 532. North American Archaeology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Native American settlement and life in North America north of Mexico from 15,000+ years ago to the recent past, based on archaeological study. Examination of major debates and ethical issues in the excavation, analysis and interpretation of North American archaeological sites.
Semester Offered: Spring


ANTH 533. Archaeology of the Upper Midwest

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Environmental and geological setting, history or archaeology in the region, tribal archaeology and historic preservation, and legal aspects of archaeology in the upper Midwest as well as a chronological overview of regional prehistory.
Semester Offered: Spring


ANTH 547. Essentials of Forensic Anthropology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Techniques for the location, recovery and laboratory analysis of human skeletal remains including sex, age, population affinity, stature, pathology and trauma.
Semester Offered: Odd Spring


ANTH 550. Ethnographic Research Methods

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Practice and theory of ethnographic research. Research design, participant observation, interviewing, questionnaires, field note taking and management, data analysis, ethics.
Prerequisites: ANTH 250, 3 additional credits or permission
Semester Offered: Odd Summer


ANTH 563. Seminar

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Discussion and readings in advanced topics in anthropology. A specific topic selected each time offered. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits.
Prerequisites: ANTH 101 or permission of instructor
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 572. Topics/Fieldwork in Asian Homelands or Diaspora Communities

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Travel and field experience in Asian Homelands or Diaspora Communities. May be repeated with different nations to maximum of 9 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 574. Culture and Family

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Family structure and dynamics in non-Western countries. Cultural variations, historical and contemporary family patterns, relationship of family to other institutions, comparisons of non-Western and Western families.
Prerequisites: ANTH 250 or SOC 160 or consent of instructor
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


ANTH 592. Field Research in Anthropology

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Anthropological field methods and directed research in one of the subdisciplines of anthropology: archaeology, ethnography, linguistics, or applied anthropology.
Semester Offered: Summer


ANTH 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


ANTH 630. Proseminar in Archaeology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Archaeological theory and methods of inquiry, analysis and explanation. Major historical developments in anthropological archaeology and contemporary theoretical perspectives.
Semester Offered: Spring


ANTH 631. Cultural Resource Management I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Policies, laws and organizations that are the foundation of modern cultural resource management. Federal, state and tribal levels of legislation, policy and organization and public archaeology. Implementation and evaluation of professional standards in cultural resource management.
Semester Offered: Fall


ANTH 632. Cultural Resource Management II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Practice of CRM archaeology, from research design to report completion. Budget preparation, evaluation of site significance, mitigation, artifact processing and analysis and professional ethics.
Semester Offered: Spring


ANTH 640. Proseminar in Biological Anthropology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Major topics and theoretical issues in contemporary biological anthropology, including human genetics, human and primate evolution, contemporary primate studies and human variation.
Semester Offered: Spring


ANTH 644. Internship

Credits: 1-9 View Details
Description: Internship in a professional cultural resources management setting for the purpose of obtaining experience and professional skills in the field.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 650. Proseminar in Cultural Anthropology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Major topics and theoretical issues in contemporary cultural anthropology, including ethnographic fieldwork and the processes affecting cultural variation, stability and change.
Semester Offered: Fall


ANTH 652. Technical Writing in Anthropology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Diverse forms of writing commonly required of anthropologists. Focus on writing most often required of archaeologists and other CRM practitioners.
Semester Offered: Fall


ANTH 660. Topics in Applied Archaeology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Topics related to Cultural Resource Management/Applied Archaeology.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 690. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


ANTH 691. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intended for master's students who have completed all required coursework for a graduate program, but are still working on a culminating project (thesis, starred paper, portfolio, or internship) or other program requirements. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


ANTH 694. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


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