Sociology and Anthropology Courses Fall 2018

ANTH 011-010: Cultural Diversity and Human Nature   CRN 42908; 4 credits (SS)   TR 9:20 – 10:35am   A cross-cultural investigation of variation in human societies. Examines forms of social organization, kinship, religion, symbolism, and language through the consideration of specific cultural case studies in local and global contexts. Students will learn how anthropological research methods enhance understanding of contemporary social issues, help solve real-world problems, and foster an informed perspective on what it means to be human.  Professor Bruce Whitehouse

 

ANTH 012-010: Human Evolution and Prehistory   CRN 42909; 4 credits (NS)   TR 10:45am – 12:00pm   Introductory biological anthropology and prehistory. Adaptive functions of human culture and its relation to biological evolution. Mechanisms of evolution, non-human primate morphology and behavior, hominid fossil record, cultural beginnings, and survey of world prehistory.   Professor David Small

 

SOC 001: Introduction to Sociology

CRN 42664; 4 credits (SS) MW 1:10 – 2:00pm & R 12:10 – 1:00pm

CRN 42665; 4 credits (SS) MW 1:10 – 2:00pm & R 1:10 – 2:00pm

CRN 42666; 4 credits (SS) MW 1:10 – 2:00pm & R 2:10 – 3:00pm

CRN 42667; 4 credits (SS) MW 1:10 – 2:00pm & R 3:10 – 4:00pm

CRN 42668; 4 credits (SS) MW 1:10 – 2:00pm & F 10:10 – 11:00am

CRN 43515; 4 credits (SS) MW 1:10 – 2:00pm & F 11:10am – 12:00pm

CRN 42669; 4 credits (SS) MW 1:10 – 2:00pm & F 12:10 – 1:00pm

CRN 43516; 4 credits (SS) MW 1:10 – 2:00pm & F 1:10 – 2:00pm

Patterns of social interaction, group behavior and attitudes provide a focus on the relationship of the individual to society. Social structure and social change within the institutions of society provide a focus on the relationship of society to the individual. The influences of social class, gender and race are explored at each level of analyses. Theories, methods and research results provide micro and macro models for understanding society.   Professor Ziad Munson

 

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