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Undergraduate Anthropology Courses

ANT 101 The Human Condition: Introduction to Anthropology (A,D,S,W). An Introduction to the breadth and scope of anthropology, including biological, cultural, archaeological and linguistic anthropology, intended for students who would like a broad overview of the discipline. Anthropology’s goal is to explore the human experience as we have adapted to our natural, human-made and symbolic worlds in the past and present, and to put this knowledge to work addressing today’s environmental, social, and cultural problems. 3 Cr. Every Semester.

ANT 120 Introduction to Human Evolution (A,D,N). Surveys ecological, biological and behavioral processes underlying human evolution and shaping human behavior. Topics include human's place in the natural world, genetic mechanisms, reconstructing the fossil record, human adaptation and the origins of human culture. 3 Cr.

ANT 200 The Ethnographic Experience (A,S). Prerequisite: ANT 100. Provides an introduction to the study of cultures through selected case studies, or ethnographies. Also provides an in-depth view of specific cultures and the anthropological analysis of them; introduces students to theories and methodologies that frame ethnographic studies, and present a sample of the best in contemporary ethnographic writing. 3 Cr.

ANT 201 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (A,O,S). Introduces basic concepts of cultural anthropology by relating them to pressing local and worldwide problems. Includes topics such as the relationships between people and their environments; the impact of technological modernization on traditional cultures; and the practical applications of anthropology in cross-cultural communication, health, economic development and ecology. 3 Cr. Every Semester.

ANT 202 Introduction to Archeology (A,O,S). Provides an overview of the field of anthropological archaeology while emphasizing the relationship between the past and the present. Topics include the history of archaeology, methods and techniques used to recover archaeological data, and an examination of how data are used to understand and interpret human existence in the past, and exploration of particular case studies and important issues in contemporary archaeology. 3 Cr. Every Semester.

ANT 203 Introduction to Human Evolution (A,D,N). Surveys ecological, biological and behavioral processes underlying human evolution and shaping human behavior. Topics include human's place in the natural world, genetic mechanisms, reconstructing the fossil record, human adaptation and the origins of human culture. 3 Cr. Every Semester.

ANT 220 The Ethnographic Experience (A,S). Prerequisite: ANT 100 or ANT 201. Provides an introduction to the study of cultures through selected case studies, or ethnographies. Also provides an in-depth view of specific cultures and the anthropological analysis of them; introduces students to theories and methodologies that frame ethnographic studies, and present a sample of the best in contemporary ethnographic writing. 3 Cr.

ANT 256 Introduction to Forensic Anthropology (A,N). When skeletalized victims of crime, human rights abuses or mass disasters are found, forensic anthropologists help identify victims, reconstruct events surrounding death, and provide legal evidence. Uses case studies from a variety of sources ­ from the Battle of the Little Big Horn and the Kennedy assassination to the fate of MIAs and the World Trade Center disaster ­ to examine the biological principles behind forensic anthropology. 3 Cr.

ANT 261 The Anthropology of Sex (A,D,O). This course discusses human sexuality from the perspective of different cultures throughout the world. It focuses upon the cultural geography of sexual practices, the evolution of human sexuality, sex techniques, physical types, physical attractiveness, clothing and modesty, marriage and incest, same-sex desire and behavior, the gay and lesbian community, the sadomasochism community, the transgendered community, global gender diversity, sex work, global population growth and heterosexual reproduction, pornography, drugs, alcohol and sex, legal issues of sexual behavior, stigma and sex, multi-partnering behavior, polygamy, polyandry, and monogamy, and the social dimensions of sexually transmitted infections. 3 Cr.

ANT 301 Native Americans: Contemporary Issues (A,I). Explores the major issues facing Native Americans (Indians and Eskimos) in the United States today. Emphasizes understanding the varied perspectives of the major parties involved in each issue with particular attention to the Native American position. 3 Cr. Fall.

ANT 303 Native American Women (A,I,W,Y). Representations of Native American women generally conform to two stereotypes: the submissive drudge or the Indian princess. Both ignore the complexity and diversity of Native women's roles in their respective societies. Taught primarily from a Native women's perspective, this course moves beyond the two-dimensional portrait to engage life experience and social institutions, emphasizing strength and endurance, the complementary nature of traditional gender roles and contemporary strategies for cultural survival. 3 Cr.

ANT 304 Native American Images in Film and Media (A,I,W,Y). From early drawings, photographs and films of visual anthropologists to the shaping of the Western genre in commercial films and TV, images of Native Americans are a real part of the American cultural process. An overview of stereotypical images will emerge as we trace how Native American are (re) presented and etched into cultural memory and examine the sacrificial “killing off” of Indian maidens in the western genre of film. As such, analysis and deconstruction of (re)presentations of racial and gendered stereotypes in mainstream media is a specific goal of this course. Indigenous viewpoints about these images will be a central theme for this learning experiences. 3 Cr.

ANT 305 Gender, Sex and Power: the View from Inside (A,I,W). Applies a cross-cultural approach to the study of gender and sex. Examines topics including socialization; identity and self; gender and biology; and intersections between gender, class, and race. Highlights contemporary issues such as migration, economic development and gender role change, and the commodification of women via sex tourism and globalization. Focuses on Somoa, Gambia, Mexico, United States, China, Burma (Myanmar) and the Dominican Republic. 3 Cr.

ANT 307 Gendering the Past (A,I,W,Y). Cross-listed as WMS 307. Explores the relationship between past and present in the context of interpreting gender roles, with a focus on gender in the present versus gender in the past. Teaches students how to evaluate claims or interpretations based on historic or archaeological data. Introduces students to a wide range of historically conditioned gender roles. By examining this diversity, allows students to realize that gender is not a simple or natural construct. 3 Cr.

ANT 308 Introduction to Ethnomusicology (A). Introduces ethnomusicology’s principal concepts, theories, methods, history, development and fieldwork approaches. Readings and case studies in the field introduce students to applied ethnomusicological and anthropological theory, method, and analysis, while class projects and discussions prepare students to document and discuss a world of music on their own terms. Students complete an original research paper, surveying and documenting sound in their local environments. 3 Cr.

ANT 309 Creation Evolution Controversy (A,I). The controversy over the roles of Creationism and evolution in American society is often presented as a conflict between mutually antagonistic forces. In reality, there are many "Creationisms" that range from literal interpretations of text to broad theologically and evolutionarilary informed explanations of human origins and the meaning of life. Not surprisingly, the debate itself is a reflection of complex realities of North American life and culture in this century. We will explore these cultural phenomena, using original texts, speakers, and student projects to help place the debate into a larger sociocultural context. 3 Cr.

ANT 312 Culture and Health (A,I,W,Y). Explores the implications of cultural and ethnic diversity for understanding and dealing with health problems in America and around the globe. Emphasizes the importance of cross-cultural understanding and communication for health care, nutrition, education and cultural change. 3 Cr. Spring.

ANT 313 Culture and Disability (A,I,W,Y). Examines "disability" as a cultural construct whose meaning is changing in light of greater public awareness of disability, activism on the part of people labeled as "disabled," and technological changes. Looks at disability as a reflection of cultural diversity in America, and assesses ways to understand how this diversity can help us maximize all our potentials in a multicultural society. 3 Cr. Fall.

ANT 314 Cross Cultural Perspectives on Aging (A,I). Examines cultural factors underlying diverse ways of growing old and living as an aged person; myths and stereotypes about the elderly; theories relevant to age and aging; the impact of gender, class and ethnicity on aging; and issues in the US relevant to aging. 3 Cr.

ANT 315 The Migration Experience: Cultural Perspective (A,I,W,Y). Economic change, war and political upheaval have created an increasing number of voluntary and involuntary migrants in the contemporary world. Using the holistic approach and cultural insight of anthropology, looks at the migration experience and the role of gender within it, from the decision to leave through adaptation and the resettlement. Considers reproductive, household and extra domestic roles and shifting power relations. 3 Cr. Spring.

ANT 316 Food and Culture (A,I,W,Y). Because the consumption of food serves our most basic need, explores how food is one of the most culturally elaborated areas of human experience. Also explores the production, preparation and consumption of food as guided by cultural rules and taboos that define social relations, ethnic identity, gender, and class. Examines contemporary issues that center on food, among them food policy, hunger, obesity, sustainable agriculture and the genetic modification of foodstuffs. 3 Cr.

ANT 317 Culture and Aids (A,I). Explores the cultural, epidemiologic, political, psychological, philosophical, economic, public health, and public policy dimensions of HIV/AIDS on a global level, especially in the United States and sub-Saharan Africa. Focuses upon women and children with AIDS, men who have sex with men and other at-risk populations, HIV prevention strategies, theoretical issues, social stigma and discrimination, the influence of the pandemic on the other aspects of society and culture, and the meaning and importance of HIV/AIDS. 3 Cr.

ANT 321 Culture Change (A,I,W,Y). Studies modern world cultures and societies in conflict. Gives particular attention to how the economic, political and social interests of major international powers produce conflict and change throughout the developing world. 3 Cr. Spring.

ANT 322 Culture and Power (A,I). Explores how powerlessness is experienced by many people in society today. Requires students to study cases from different cultures, develop conceptual frameworks for analyzing them, and then apply principles derived from the case studies to situations where the exercise of power becomes a problem for them as individuals or as members of groups to which they belong. 3 Cr.

ANT 323 Anthropological Perspectives on Global Issues (A,I,Y). Global warming, habitat destruction and species extinction, bioterrorism, nuclear war, nanotechnology, space exploration, Neoconservatives, the religious right, Islamic fundamentalism, Israel and the Palestinians, American hegemony, the rise of China, immigration policy, income inequality, foreign policy, globalization, health disparity, HIV/AIDS, bird flu, and culture change. This course will examine these and other global issues from an anthropological perspective, primarily using the New York Times. 3 Cr.

ANT 325 Indigenous Peoples and Globalization (A,I). Track the rise of the global indigenous rights movement, from its historical roots in resisting colonization (both violently and non-violently), to the contemporary era, where new political spaces are being opened up by Indigenous activists using many different representational strategies, such as the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous issues. The approach in this class is to analyze the movement as a human rights issue. 3 Cr.

ANT 330 World Poverty and Underdevelopment (A,I,Y). Investigates the systemic nature of underdevelopment as a process; and its causes and its implications for people in all of the world's sociocultural systems. Uses a number of issues to examine the systemic nature of underdevelopment. 3 Cr. Fall.

ANT 332 China in Transition (A,I). Explores the social, cultural, political and economic changes that have taken place in China in the 20th century. Examines how these changes have affected traditional Chinese society and discusses their continuing impact on social life, cultural values and social behavior in contemporary China. 3 Cr. Every Semester.

ANT 335 The Anthropology of Islam: A Dialogue (A,Y). Views of "Islamic society" presented by Western anthropologists often contrast with Islamic social and religious thought. Thematic units contrast western ethnographic works to classical and modern Arabic sources. The main objectives are to familiarize students with the main issues in the study of "Islamic society," and to help them acquire a broad perspective on the encounter between Islam and the West. 3 Cr.

ANT 336 Anthropology and Folklore (A). Folklore studies focus on how “folklore” and “folk art” function in the everyday lives of people; how diverse peoples communicate and represent their cultural identity and spiritual beliefs through material culture, cultural expressions, rituals, and performances; and the relevance that folklore plays in national and global issues. 3 Cr.

ANT 337 Iroquois Culture and History (A,I). The emergence, contemporary history and cultures of Haudenosaunee and Iroquoian peoples in New York State, Ontario and Quebec, from pre-contact to the contemporary periods, using a wide variety of written, visual, historical, archaeological, ethnographic and other sources. 3 Cr.

ANT 342 North American Archaeology (A). Provides an overview of the history of humans in North America focusing on the United States, from the earliest settlement to the recent historical period. Explores recent research on issues such as peopling of the New World, variation in gatherer - hunter adaptation, the development of agriculture, the nature of Chiefdoms, the rise of the state, and modern political aspects of the archaeology of indigenous peoples. 3 Cr.

ANT 344 New World Prehistory (A). Prehistory of the New World beginning with the peopling of the American continents prior to 10,000 years ago and ending with the consequences of European contact on indigenous life and culture. 3 Cr.

ANT 350 Primate Behavior and Adaptation (A). Explores the evolution, behavior, and adaptations of living non-human primates, with particular emphasis on (1) field studies of free ranging primates; (2) social and protocultural behavior in primates; and (3) relevance of primates for understanding the roots of animal behavior in general and human behavior in specific. 3 Cr.

ANT 363 Anthropology of Religion (A,I,W,Y). This course introduces the study of religion from an anthropological perspective, and suggests the human capacity for religion is a generally adaptive trait that has profoundly shaped the evolution of the human species. Religious ideas may be perennial philosophical questions, but religious behaviors are real enough. One of religions evolutionary features is its capacity to unite and organize individuals into coherent groups that help each other to survive. The flip side of religion is its capacity to incite groups to kill and destroy other groups with whom they disagree. Within anthropology, there are diverse approaches to the study of religion. This course will engage with the new biocultural synthesis that draws on neuroscience, consciousness studies, and ethology, in addition to surveying the varieties of religious phenomena discovered through ethnography and comparative and historical studies. The format of the class will be a combination of lectures, general discussion, and focused group learning. 3 Cr.

ANT 365 Contemporary Lesbian and Gay Cultures in America (A,I,W,Y). Explores the history and emergence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender cultures in the U.S. from the 1940s to present. Topics include the history of the movement before and after Stonewall; the intersections between sexuality and ethnicity, gender, and social status; and urban/rural/suburban differences in attitudes and approaches within the homosexual rights movement. 3 Cr.

ANT 366 Gender in the Islamic World (A,I,W,Y). Covers gender in the Islamic world, and goes "beyond the Veil" and women's "oppression" to deal with the array of culturally-specific discourses that shape men's and women's lives in Islamic cultures. Presents a detailed look at Islamic history to make sense out of gender in the contemporary world. 3 Cr.

ANT 367 Gender in the Islamic World (A,I,W,Y). Covers gender in the Islamic world, and goes "beyond the Veil" and women's "oppression" to deal with the array of culturally-specific discourses that shape men's and women's lives in Islamic cultures. Presents a detailed look at Islamic history to make sense out of gender in the contemporary world. 3 Cr.

ANT 368 Forced from Home: Refugees, IDPS and Asylees (A,I,Y). Examines the experience and challenge of displaced populations from an anthropological perspective, including the ways that prolonged experiences of internment, hiding or displacement may affect a population, the possibilities and limits of asylum, the complex human rights issues that attend displacement under different conditions, and the ethical issues related to the growing number of globally displaced persons. Reading and research intensive, drawing on social science scholarship, but appropriate for students with limited background in anthropology. 3 Cr. Odd Spring.

ANT 369 Paleoanthropology (A). Prerequisite ANT 203: Provides a detailed examination of the fossil record of human evolution. Emphasis is on morphological analysis. Class time will consist of lecture and hands on laboratory activities consisting of the examination, description and analysis of fossil casts. 3 Cr. Odd Spring.

ANT 380 Intermediate Topics in Cultural Anthropology (A). May or may not have prerequisites. Topic will vary from semester to semester and cover such areas as nutrition, art, religion, the ethnography of specific regions or ethnic groups, etc. Select CRN for description of specific topic. 1-6 Cr.

ANT 381 Intermediate Topics in Archaeology (A). May or may not have prerequisites. Topic will very from semester to semester and may cover such areas as museum studies, the archaeology of specific geographical regions, etc. 1-6 Cr.

ANT 382 Intermediate Topics in Physical Anthropology (A). May or may not have prerequisites. Topic will very from semester to semester and might include such areas as the human adaptation, primatology, the paleontology of specific geographic regions, etc. 1-6 Cr.

ANT 383 Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology (A). Prerequisite: ANT 100 or 201. Provides an introduction to the art and science of field research in cultural anthropology. Provides hands-on experience with selected research techniques and analysis of data. 3 Cr. Fall.

ANT 384 Methods in Archaeology (A). Principles, concepts, techniques and interpretive approaches used by archaeologists to study past human cultures. Topics include material culture analysis, archaeological dating, analysis of archaeological artifacts and explanation in archaeology. Examples will be drawn from archaeological research from around the world. 3 Cr. Fall.

ANT 385 BIOLOGIAL ANTHROPOLOGY METHODS (A). Prerequisite: ANT 203. Methods used by biological anthropologists including research design, measurement techniques, human osteology, forensic identification, data analysis, genetic analysis, etc. in the analysis of human variation, the fossil record, and skeletal remains associated with the archaeological record. Combines lab and lectures. 3 Cr.

ANT 386 The Archaeology of Death (A). Introduces anthropological approaches and methods to studying death, burial and commemoration using archaeological and skeletal evidence from prehistoric and historical periods. This course answers questions such as: what insights does burial of the dead provide about the human condition; what do graves reveal about burial rites; what do funerary objects reveal about social identities; what do gravestones, tombs and cemeteries reveal about beliefs, sentiments and political relationships; and what does the skeleton reveal about a person’s life? 3 Cr.

ANT 395 Anthropology and Careers (A). Explores career selection directly relevant to the major as well as the application of anthropological training to a broad range of careers. Students explore career possibilities through use of the Career Services Center and other local resources, personal contacts with alumni and others, and guest lectures by practicing anthropologists. Develops skills in curriculum planning, resume writing, job searching. 1 Cr. Fall.

ANT 401 Native American Art and Culture (A). Prerequisite: ANT 100 or ARH 201, or instructor's permission. Native-American visual arts (North of Mexico) viewed within the context of Native American cultures and the frame work of anthropology. Explores Native-American arts by culture areasùtheir roots, traditional expressions, changes with European contact, and contemporary expressions. 3 Cr. Spring.

ANT 405 Applied Anthropology (A). Prerequisite: ANT 100. This course covers a comprehensive understanding of applied cultural anthropology, including careers in applied cultural anthropology, research methods used, theoretical perspectives, the history of applied anthropology, ethical issues, developmental anthropology, applied educational anthropology, applied medical anthropology and international health, environmental issues, global policy issues, applying urban anthropology, business and industrial anthropology, social work issues, legal issues, advocacy and empowerment anthropology, and social marketing. 3 Cr.

ANT 406 Cultural Resource Management (A). Advanced study of the practices and standards of modern Cultural Resource Management (CRM). Covers the history of CRM, archeology as a profession, ethics and law, agents/agencies typically involved in CRM, and Federal and State standards. Introduces careers in CRM; including historical preservation, local government/planning agencies, housing/social service agencies, museums, libraries, educational institutions and advocacy groups. 3 Cr. Odd Spring.

ANT 412 Medical Anthropology (A,I,W,Y). Prerequisite: ANT 100. Explores the implications of cultural and ethnic diversity for understanding and dealing with health problems in America and around the globe. Emphasizes the importance of cross-cultural understanding and communication for health care, nutrition, education and cultural change. 3 Cr.

ANT 415 Human Rights and Plitical Ecology (A). What are human rights and why do we seem to need them? Some say we live in a post-human rights world. How is it that rights are inalienable and self-evident? This course examines the relationships between human rights, nation-states, corporations, international agencies, civil society, people, and the environment. In addition to the genealogy of human rights, the course focuses on the development and implementation of human rights instruments in the 20th and 21st centuries. 3 Cr. Every Semester.

ANT 416 Exiled to America: Experiences of Refugee Resettlement (A,I). Civil war and genocide often force people to flee their homes seeking safety and refuge. Examines refugees living in New York including groups from Burma, Burundi, Somalia and Bhutan. Themes include the causes of displacement, the process of resettlement and adaptation issues. Refugee perspectives are highlighted as well as their interactions with service providers, health professionals, educators and the government. 3 Cr.

ANT 440 Historical Archaeology (A). Surveys the field of American historical archaeology. Examines the methods and theories for the archaeological investigation of the recent past. Explores the insights gained on particular social issues, such as class, gender, ethnicity, and slavery, where archaeology has played a role. 3 Cr.

ANT 441 Archaeological Analysis (A). Prerequisite: ANT 100 or 442, or instructor's permission. Presents contemporary laboratory methods used to identify patterns in artifacts and field data recovered from archaeological site surveys and excavations. Students learn to analyze, interpret, manage, and conserve artifacts and field data. 3 Cr. Spring.

ANT 442 Field Methods in Archaeology (A). As a field-based course, introduces students to the methods used by archaeologists to collect data in the field. Allows students to participate in an archaeological dig at an actual site off-campus, and perform all the duties involved in that work, with activities including survey mapping, testing, excavation, documenting and recording finds, and processing artifacts in the lab. 1-6 Cr.

ANT 447 North American Archaeology (A). Provides an overview of the history of humans in North America focusing on the United States, from earliest settlement to the recent historical period. Explores recent research on issues such as peopling of the New World, variation in gatherer - hunter adaptation, the development of agriculture, the nature of Chiefdoms, the rise of the state, and modern political aspects of the archaeology of indigenous peoples. 3 Cr. 3 Cr.

ANT 448 Roman Archaeology (A). Archaeology of the Etruscan and Roman cultures, from the origins and developments of the former in Early Iron Age Italy, to the rise of Rome and the spread of Roman culture throughout the Mediterranean world in the Roman Republican and Imperial periods. Emphasizes the contributions of studies of material culture to our understandings of social, economic, religious, and political activities and their changes over time. 3 Cr.

ANT 449 Greek Archaeology (A). Three thousand years of Greek archaeology and art, from third millennium B.C. through Hellenistic period. Students will study monuments, artworks, artifacts, etc. to appreciate the material evidence for the lost world of ancient Greece. Readings focus on classical scholarship in the fields of art history and archaeology and how archaeologists construct knowledge about the ancient world. 3 Cr.

ANT 452 Ancient Disease and Paleopathology (A). Human history and prehistory have been shaped in many ways by disease processes that leave their mark in the skeletal, archaeological and historical records. Furthermore, the skeletal marks of disease and injury provide clues to changing environmental, social, political and other cultural realities affecting the evolution of human society and culture. Course covers methods used by paleopathologists to reconstruct health and disease processes in the past. 3 Cr.

ANT 453 Scientific Study of Mummies (A). Focuses on the scientific methods and findings associated with mummies, which include parts of completely preserved human remains in which preservation is the result of natural as well as cultural processes. Mummies are found in a number of temporal, cultural and environmental contexts, including modern forensic settings, providing a wealth of data on sociocultural processes, environmental processes, the evolution of pathological conditions, historical trends, etc. 3 Cr.

ANT 456 Forensic Anthropology Methods (A). Methods used by forensic anthropologists to assess identification(ethnicity, age, sex), trauma, pathology, manner of death, etc. Lab-based, with emphasis on human osteology. 3 Cr.

ANT 460 Anthropology Internship (A). Prerequisite: departmental approval. Allows students to conduct an internship in an off-campus work setting, nonprofit organization, health or social services setting, museum or zoo. Includes the department's Cultural Anthropology Intern Program in which students maintain a field journal, meet periodically with a faculty advisor, and write a final report. 3-6 Cr.

ANT 461 Anthropology Practicum (B). Prerequisite: departmental approval. Allows qualified anthropology majors or minors to earn credit through internships, cooperative education programs, etc. that involve applying anthropological perspectives in work settings (see also BCE 322 listed above). 1-6 Cr.

ANT 462 Museum Internship (A). Because of the internship nature of this course, specific requirements will vary. Graduate students are subject to higher expectations in terms of both the quality and quantity of their work. They may be required to give leadership to group activities or collaborative work. 3-6 Cr.

ANT 463 Museology: The Theory and Practice of Museums (A). The interdisciplinary field of museum studies, including the history and theory of museums, as well as the practice of museum curation, registration, collections management, exhibitions, research, administration, and fundraising. Includes field trips to representative museums and hands-on work relevant to museum work. It is/will be the first course in the College at Brockport Museum Studies Certificate Program. 3 Cr. Fall.

ANT 464 Historic Preservation and Archaeology (A). Archaeological sites, old buildings, places of religious importance, and landscapes are all cultural resources. This course examines the development of historic preservation ideas, the laws structuring "historic resources". Also examines the development of historic preservation ideas, the laws structuring historic preservation, and how this structure affects archaeological work in the United States. Practical aspects include an examination of local preservation initiatives, the mechanics of National Register nominations, and public presentation and outreach. 3 Cr.

ANT 465 Environmental Archaeology (A). Environmental archaeology is the study of past human interactions with the natural world-a world which encompasses plants, animals and landscapes. Examines the methods used to reconstruct this complex ancient relationship through lectures, hands-on labs, and class discussions. Covers environmental archaeological methods-specifically palynology, archaeoentomology and geoarchaeology-as well as methods used to reconstruct the ancient diet and economy through archaeozoology and archaeobotany. 3 Cr.

ANT 470 Anthropology as a Profession (B). There is a growing demand in the public and private sectors for people with college or postgraduate anthropological training. ANT 470 examines and provides hands on experience in the specific skills and issues related to applying anthropology in the workplace. Topics and course exercises include: Anthropological and workplace ethics, research and institutional project design, grand development and writing, anthropological and institutional writing, selecting and obtaining funding for relevant postgraduate training within and outside of Anthropology. 3 Cr. Fall 3 Cr. Fall.

ANT 471 Anthropological Theory (A). Gives students a broad understanding of the major American, British, and French theoretical schools and anthropolology theorists, including cultural materialism, structurual-functionalism, structuralism, postmodernism, gender theory, personality and cultural evaluationary theory, diffusionism, cultural ecology, cultural relativism, and globalization. 3 Cr. Fall.

ANT 480 Advanced Topics in Cultural Anthropology (A). Similar to ANT 380, except usually has prerequisites or requires instructor's permission to enroll. 1-6 Cr.

ANT 481 Advanced Topics in Archaeology (A). Similar to ANT 381 except usually has prerequisites or requires instructor's permission to enroll. 1-6 Cr.

ANT 482 Advanced Topics in Physical Anthropology (A,Y). Similar to ANT 382 except that ANT 482/582 usually has prerequisites or requires instructor's permission to enroll. 1-6 Cr.

ANT 496 Senior Thesis (A). Prerequisite: departmental approval. Requires students to design, carry out, write and defend a field, laboratory or library research project in collaboration with or under the supervision of an anthropology faculty member. 3 Cr.

ANT 499 Independent Study in Anthropology (A). Established in consultation between student and instructor-sponsor. 1-6 Cr. Every Semester.