Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH101 Introduction to Biological Anthropology (Course offered online)

Credits 4Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

Biological anthropology covers four areas: genetic variation, primate paleontology, human evolution and modern human variation. Emphasis is placed on the fossil record and the interactions between biology, environment and culture in the evolution of the hominoid and human species as well as current genetic, environmental and cultural factors in contemporary human populations.

ANTH102 Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory (Course offered online) (Cultural Literacy course)

Credits 4Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This class is an introduction to the study of archaeology. Class topics include a brief introduction to archaeological methods and an overview of world prehistory from the mammoth hunters to the earliest civilization.

ANTH103 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (Cultural Literacy course)

Credits 4Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This class focuses on the anthropological concept of culture. Students learn how culture is studied while performing cross-cultural analyses of various aspects of culture such as religion, language, economy and technology. Emphasis is placed on understanding cultural differences.

ANTH180 Language and Culture (Course offered online) (Cultural Literacy course)

Credits 4Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This course provides answers to these provocative questions by exploring the anthropological disciplines of descriptive, historical and ethno linguistics: How does language work? Where is it in the brain? How do children acquire it? How does language affect thought and our perception of the world? How is our language different from that of other animals? How did human language evolve and develop throughout history?.

Course fees are subject to change. Additional section fees (web, hybrid, etc.) may apply.

Course offered online

Cultural Literacy course