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Introduction to the study of society and culture, integrating the four major subfields of anthropology: archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, and physical anthropology.
This course is a prerequisite for: ANTH 374, ANTH 385, ANTH 488, ANTH 844
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 6, 9
Groups: Additional Anthropology Courses
An introductory survey of the peoples and cultures who have lived in the Great Plains. It assumes no detailed knowledge of anthropological concepts and methods. North American and Euroamerican Plains life-styles from the prehistoric past, early historic, and modern periods. Emphasis on the ways different people used and adapted to the Plains. Common themes and artifacts of Plains people given special treatment.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Groups: Additional Anthropology Courses
Interpret, analyze, infer processes of human and non-human primate biological change from genetics to morphology through time.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
ANTH 170
Introduction to Great Plains Studies Crosslisted as GPSP 170, SOCI 170, GEOG 170, NRES 170
Required for Great Plains Studies majors and minors.
Interdisciplinary study of the natural environment, social environment, human heritage, arts and humanities of the Great Plains.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Additional Anthropology Courses
Prereqs: Good standing in University Honors Program or by invitation.
University Honors Seminar is required of all students in the University Honors Program.
Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 9
Groups: Additional Anthropology Courses
ANTH 206
Art of Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia Crosslisted as CLAS 206, AHIS 206
A survey of the history of civilization and arts in the Fertile Crescent including Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Levant and Syria from the tenth millenium BC to the first millenium BC, with particular attention paid to the Bronze Age
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ANTH 212
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Crosslisted as ETHN 212
Introduction to ethnology and its subfields. Standard topics, problems, and theories considered in ethnology, social anthropology, culture and personality, and applied anthropology.
This course is a prerequisite for: ANTH 412, ANTH 418, ANTH 474, ANTH 476, ANTH 477
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Groups: Introductory
Past and present survey of human beliefs and practices related to death.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Groups: Additional Anthropology Courses
Introduction to what archaeologists do and what they have learned about humans in the past. Emphasis on methods archaeologists use to study the past and traces the record of human developments up to the rise of cities.
This course is a prerequisite for: ANTH 433, ANTH 434, ANTH 435, ANTH 487
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 2, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Groups: Introductory
ANTH 237
Ancient Mesoamerica Crosslisted as ETHN 237, LAMS 237
Ancient civilizations of Mexico and Central America including the Ancient Maya, Aztecs, and Toltecs. Anthropological theories and methods dealing with archaeological data about urbanism, architecture, art, human-environment interaction, etc. in ancient Mesoamerica.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6, 9
Prereqs: Parallel ANTH 242L
Biological anthropology is the study of human and non human primate biological evolution and biocultural variation. This includes genetics, mechanisms of change, growth and development, primate ecology, and the fossil record.
This course is a prerequisite for: ANTH 242L, ANTH 374, ANTH 385, ANTH 430, ANTH 448
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Groups: Introductory
Prereqs: Parallel ANTH 242.
Laboratory exercises and analyses that complement material covered in ANTH 242.
This course is a prerequisite for: ANTH 242, ANTH 448
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Introductory
ANTH 252
World Archaeology, Global Heritage Crosslisted as CLAS 252
Introduction to complex societies around the world and the role of archaeological heritage in contemporary debates.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6, 9
Groups: Archaeology
ANTH 261
Conflict and Conflict Resolution Crosslisted as POLS 261, PSYC 261, SOCI 261
Core course for minors in conflict and conflict resolution
Introduction to the study of the biological, economic, political-historical, and cultural bases of war and group conflict.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Groups: Integrative Courses, Research and Reading
ANTH 290
Prereqs: Permission.
Only 3 credit hours of ANTH 290 will count towards the Anthropology major.
By participation in research projects students learn basic field techniques and the relationship between research design and execution.
This course is a prerequisite for: ANTH 490
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Field , Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Laboratory and Field Training

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