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ANTH 369. Myth, Magic and Religion

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: A cross-cultural investigation of religion. Anthropological approaches to origins and functions of religion, myth, ritual, magic and witchcraft, dynamics of religion.
Prerequisites: ANTH 101 or ANTH 250 or permission
Semester Offered: Odd Spring


ANTH 370. Applied Anthropology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Applications of anthropology to problems of social change. Emphasis on ethical problems inherent in social engineering.
Prerequisites: ANTH 250
Semester Offered: Even Spring


ANTH 371. Urban Anthropology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: An introduction to use of anthropological theory and methods in the urban milieu.
Prerequisites: ANTH 250
Semester Offered: Even Fall


ANTH 372. Business and World Culture

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Role of culture in influencing business practices and cross-cultural business interaction. Culture theory and its application to the business world. The impact of international business on cultural process and national development.
Prerequisites: ANTH 250
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 375. Medical Anthropology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Health, disease, illness, and sickness from a holistic anthropological perspective, emphasizing both uniformity and variation in human health as influenced by cultural, biological, linguistic, and historical variables.
Semester Offered: Odd Spring


ANTH 390. Topics in Archaeology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selected topics--either regional (e.g. European, North American, Mesoamerican), temporal (e.g. historic, prehistoric, classical), or topical (e.g. experimental, cognitive, environmental) in contemporary anthropological archaeology. Different topics may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 391. Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Topics in subdisciplines of sociocultural anthropology. Different topics may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits.
Prerequisites: ANTH 250
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 392. Topics in Biological Anthropology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selected topics in contemporary biological anthropology. May be repeated under different topics for a maximum of 9 credits.
Prerequisites: ANTH 240
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 400. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: A seminar or conference course for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the academic area.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 430. 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 431. 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 432. 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 433. Archaeology of the Upper Midwest

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Environmental and geological setting, history of 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 435. Field Methods in Archaeology

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Field research in archaeology.
Prerequisites: ANTH 101 or ANTH 250 or SOC 160 or instr consent
Semester Offered: Even Summer


ANTH 438. Cultural Resource Management and Applied Archaeology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Management of ethnic, historic, and prehistoric cultural resources; emphasis on site location and identification, determination of level(s) of significance, impact assessment, and mitigation procedures.
Prerequisites: ANTH 230 or permission of instructor
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 442. Primate Biology and Evolution

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Evolutionary history of non-human primates, their origins and the emergence of major primate groups.
Prerequisites: ANTH 240 or consent of instructor
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 443. Primate Behavior and Ecology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Behavior of living primates and their interaction with environment.
Prerequisites: ANTH 240 or consent of instructor
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 444. Internship

Credits: 1-9 View Details
Description: A maximum of 6 credits may be used toward a major; 3 credits used toward a minor; remainder will be used in general electives.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 447. 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 450. 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. Hand on exercises.
Prerequisites: ANTH 250, 3 additional credits or permission
Semester Offered: Odd Summer


ANTH 455. Field Research in Ethnography

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Field research in social and cultural anthropology.
Prerequisites: ANTH 101, ANTH 250, SOC 160 or instructor consent
Semester Offered: Odd Summer


ANTH 463. 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 maximum of 6 credits.
Prerequisites: ANTH 101 or permission of instructor
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 470. Anthropological Analysis and Interpretation

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: A survey of anthropological methods and techniques of analysis and interpretation applied to data obtained from prior field work.
Prerequisites: ANTH 435 or ANTH 455 or permission
Semester Offered: Fall


ANTH 472. 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.
Prerequisites: ETHS 315 or ANTH 315
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ANTH 480. Theory and Practice in Anthropology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: History of anthropological thought. Emphasis on basic problems and theoretical approaches in various subdisciplines of anthropology, relation of theory to practice.
Prerequisites: ANTH 350
Semester Offered: Spring






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