Anthropology Fall Courses 2019

ANTH 011: Cultural Diversity and Human Nature
4 Credits – Two Sections Offered – CRN’s 42525, 44925

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.

Attribute/Distribution: BUD, SS

ANTH 012: Human Evolution and Prehistory
4 Credits – CRN 42526

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.

Attribute/Distribution: NS