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Undergraduate Anthropology

2020 Fall Term

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3 Units

TOMBS, TEMPLES & BURIED TREASURE: INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY

Anthropology 220

This course introduces students to the basic work of archaeology. It aims to dispel popular myths about the field perpetuated by popular media. In place of those myths it presents methods of archaeological research and the discoveries such research has produced. These discoveries reveal the 4 million year history of humans and their ancestors before the invention of written records.


3 Units

CULTURE, MEDICINE AND HEALTH

Anthropology 302

Medical anthropologists apply critical concepts and ethnographic methods to understand the lived experience of illness and suffering; differing medical practices; and the various ways modern healthcare impacts societies. This course is an introduction to the field and designed for students in the social sciences, humanities, and biological/health sciences.


3 Units

FORENSIC DOCUMENTATION

Anthropology 325

This is an advanced course for students who wish to explore the area of recovery and identification of human skeletal remains. This class is offered as an introduction to the field of Forensic Science. It also provides us with opportunity to see an application of scientific knowledge to jurisprudence. A detailed look into the events surrounding death will be examined. Since we will deal directly with the human body, some prior knowledge of the human body will be helpful although we will cover this material in class.


3 Units

GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN CROSS CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE

Anthropology 334

Anthropological approaches to the cross-cultural study of gender relations and sexuality with emphasis on societies of the non-Western world. Topics vary.


1-3 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ANTHROPOLOGY

Anthropology 498

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.

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