ANT 101 (4)
Introduction to Physical Anthropology
An introductory survey of the basic principles, concepts, assumptions, theories, and vocabulary of human evolution and world archaeology. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences Three lecture; Three lab.
ANT 102 (3)
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Principles of cultural and social anthropology, with illustrative materials from a variety of cultures with a focus on globalization. The nature of culture; social, political, and economic systems; religion, aesthetics and language. General Education: Arts and Humanities; Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness; Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness. Three lecture.
ANT 103 (3)
Culture and Language
An introductory survey of the basic history, concepts, assumptions, theories, and vocabulary of linguistic anthropology and their application within the discipline. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Ethnic, Race and Gender Awareness; Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness. Three lecture.
ANT 110 (3)
History, methods, and theory of archeology with an emphasis on modern techniques of studying prehistoric and historic populations and their cultural remains. General Education: Social and Behavioral Science. Three lecture.
ANT 230 (3)
Peoples of the Southwest
Ethnohistorical survey of the American Southwest culture area, focusing on selected Pueblo and non-Pueblo peoples. This course is designed to expose the student to the richness of traditional Southwestern cultures in order to stimulate an appreciation for the Native history and ethnic diversity of the region. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness, Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness. Three lecture.
ANT 241 (3)
Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion
Anthropology of religious practices employed by both western and non-western people in dealing with adversity, misfortune, illness, life cycle rituals, and similar phenomena beyond human control. Three lecture.
ANT 250 (4)
Peoples of the World
This capstone course in anthropology provides the opportunity for students to apply anthropological theoretical perspectives and methodologies to topics of interest including both historic and contemporary subject matter. Prerequisites: ANT 102 and *ENG 101. Co-requisite: *ENG 102. Recommended: ANT 101. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special requirements: Intensive Writing/Critical Thinking, Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness; Global and International Awareness; Historical Awareness. Four lecture.
ANT 289 (1-6)
Designed for students who are looking for paid or voluntary, practical learning experiences that apply academic and occupational education to real-life, on-the-job situations. Credit hours will be negotiated based on fulfillment of a contract. Each credit hour requires the completion of a minimum 45 hours of on-the-job participation. Prior experience or course work in the field of interest is required. Credit hours: one to six. May be taken for S/U credit.
ANT 198/298 (1-6)
Designed to meet the needs of an individual(s) who has an interest in pursuing an original topic in an instructional area under faculty supervision.
ANT 298 (1)
Archeology in the West
This course is a brief overview of Archeology in the American West. We will look at the Paleo (13,000 BP) through the Historic Period (100 BP) in the US West. We will examine the prehistory of the region by looking at an overview of archeological excavations in the West. The focus will be the archeological sites and methodologies used in excavation. The focus is on excavations and each night we look at a different set of sites excavated in the West (including sites in Hawaii and on the Colorado Plateau).
*Course has additional pre or co requisite(s)