Courses at the 200-level

ANTH 205: Race, Culture, and Ethnicity: Anthropological Perspectives

Anthropological perspectives on race and ethnicity are examined, with a key focus on how people use notions of race and culture to sustain and contest social inequalities around the world.
4 credit hours

ANTH 206: Oral Traditions

Various forms of spoken traditions are studied as cultural manifestations. These include myths, legends, folktales, parables, poetry, riddles, and games.
4 credit hours

ANTH 215: The Archaeology of Ancient Civilizations

The ancient civilizations of Asia, Africa, and the Americas are examined. Topics include how civilizations arise, the similarities and differences among them, and the causes of collapse.
4 credit hours

ANTH 233: Methods in Anthropology

Students are introduced to multiple qualitative and quantitative methods for data collection and analysis, and instruction on spoken and written communication, with emphasis on ethnographic and observed data.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Completion of at least three of the following courses: ANTH 101, 102, 103, 104
ANTH 261: Intercultural Encounters

The intersection of world cultures in historical and/or contemporary contexts is studied. Students cannot receive credit for both GED 261 and ANTH 261. Sections are titled:

Arab-Islamic Culture and the West
Judaism, Christianity, Islam
Tourists and Their Hosts
The West Encounters the "Other"

4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Gen. Ed. Core 1, 2, and 3.
ANTH 262: Indigenous Rights and the Global Environment

Issues of human rights and the global environment as they impact the world’s remaining indigenous peoples are examined.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Gen. Ed. Core 1, 2, and 3.
ANTH 263: Hunters and Gatherers: Designs for Living

Non-Western, small-scale societies are compared to Western, complex, post-industrial societies to reveal common elements in the solutions they have developed for "designs for living."
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Gen. Ed. Core 1, 2, and 3.
ANTH 265: Anthropological Perspectives on Childhood

Using comparative evolutionary, historical, and cross-cultural approaches, students examine patterns of pregnancy, childbirth and child-rearing, child development, the role of children, and how children become members of their society.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Completion of FYS, FYW, and at least 45 credits
ANTH 266: Anthropological and Indigenous Perspectives on Place

Using a comparative historical and cross-cultural approach, students examine various indigenous peoples' ideas about place, and through critical inquiry learn to develop and express their own "sense of place."
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • FYW, FYS and at least 45 credits.

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