ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology

3 Credits

Introduction to cultural study of human societies. Examples from various cultures within the United States and around the world used to provide understanding of cultural differences and similarities. Will relate current findings, perspectives and methods used by anthropologists in all fields.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: TMSBS and OSS001.

ANTH-1210 Human Evolution

4 Credits

Survey of the human evolutionary past. Biological Anthropology courses that focus upon evolutionary theory and principles, archaelogy, living primates, the fossil record, human ancestors, and modern human variation.

Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test; or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: TMNS and OSS002.

ANTH-179H Honors Contract in Anthropology

1 Credit

Honors Contract complements and exceeds requirements and expected outcomes for an existing 1000-level honors course through formulation of a contract with a faculty mentor. This independent study at the honors level may also be taken with a non-honors course. When taken with a non-honors course the Honors Contract adds an honor experience to that course. In conjunction with a faculty mentor, student will formulate a contract, which upon completion will result in distinctive scholarship. The student is required to meet on a regularly scheduled basis with the instructor for mentor-student tutorial sessions. A maximum of six Honor Contracts (six credit hours) may be taken at the college (includes 179H and 279H).

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with a 1000-level course whose instructor agrees to mentor the student in this contract. Departmental approval required.

ANTH-1820 Independent Study/Research in Anthropology

1-3 Credits

Directed individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundemantals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

ANTH-182H Honors Independent Study/Research in Anthropology

1-3 Credits

Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test, and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.

ANTH-2010 Peoples and Cultures of the World

3 Credits

Cross cultural understanding of universal human concerns and issues affecting particular regions and cultures, using a variety of anthropological perspectives and theories. Emphasis on concerns of non-Western peoples and cultures.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ANTH-1010 Cultural Anthropology, or SOC-1010 Introductory Sociology, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: TMSBS.

ANTH-2030 Archaeological Field Methods

4 Credits

Overview of methods used in field archaeology as applied to actual archaeological sites. Students receive training and experience in surveying, mapping, excavation, artifact processing and data analysis. Requires on-site student participation in the field (see Credit Schedule of classes for specific requirements).

Lecture: 1-3 hours. Laboratory: 3 hours

Other Required Hours: 75 hrs of supervised field work.

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: approval of instructor.

ANTH-2110 Archaeology

3 Credits

Investigation of the human past using archaeological methods and perspectives. Provides a survey of significant archaeological findings and interpretations from across the globe.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I, or ENG-101H Honors College Composition I.

OAN Approved: TMSBS and OSS003.

ANTH-279H Sophomore Honors Contract

1 Credit

Sophomore Honors Contract in Anthropology complements and exceeds requirements and expected outcomes for an existing Anthropology 2000-level course (not an honors course) through formulation of a contract with a faculty mentor. In conjunction with a faculty mentor, student will formulate a contract that upon completion will result in distinctive scholarship appropriate to honors 2000-level. In order to complete the contract, student is required to meet on a regularly scheduled basis with instructor offering the contract for mentor-student tutorial sessions. A maximum of six Honors Contracts (six credits) may be taken at the College (includes 179H and 279H).

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with a 2000-level course (not an honors course) in Anthropology, whose instructor agrees to mentor the student in the sophomore honors contract. Departmental approval required.

ANTH-2820 Independent Advanced Study/Research in Anthropology

1-3 Credits

Directed individual advanced study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

ANTH-282H Advanced Honors Independent Study/Research in Anthropology

1-3 Credits

Advanced Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test, and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.