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ANTH 1102 Introduction to Anthropology
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed as an introduction to the discipline of anthropology through a survey of the five subfields: cultural, biological, archaeological, linguistics, and applied anthropology. The course will use a holistic and comparative approach to study the human condition with emphasis on human cultural, behavioral, and biological variation across place and time.

ANTH 2010 Introduction to Biological Anthropology
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This evidence-based course is designed to introduce students to the general concepts of biological anthropology. The course will use lecture and hands-on activities to explore major topics in evolution and natural selection, variation and adaptation, molecular and population genetics, the intersections of biology and cultural behavior, and the fossil record from early hominins through modern populations.

ANTH 2020 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course examines the theories, methods, and basic issues in contemporary cultural anthropology, stressing comparison and interpretation of contemporary social problems cross-culturally. An emphasis will be placed on applied methodologies used in cultural studies such as fieldwork, participant observation, ethnography, and ethnology. Topics include culture and cultural diversity, cultural categories of race, ethnicity, gender, as well as social institutions such as marriage, family, religion, and subsistence patterns.

ANTH 2030 Archaeology and Prehistory
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Brief overview of archaeological methods and concepts followed by an examination of major cultural developments including the geographical spread of humans and the emergence of agriculture and complex societies. Implications for understanding contemporary humanity are included.

ANTH 2040 Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Linguistic anthropology is broadly understood as the study of language as a part of culture. This course shows how language constitutes social action. Language is much more than a transparent medium for communicating ideas. Rather, the way we speak can have profound implications in terms of community membership, social exclusion, economic opportunity, identity, the way we view and understand the world. This course will cover the complexity of human languages and the significance of linguistic and cultural difference.

ANTH 3033 The Anthropology of Violence-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2010, ANTH 2020, or ANTH 2030 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Drawing on three subfields of anthropology (biological anthropology, archaeology, and sociocultural anthropology), this course takes a holistic approach to the study of violence. The course fosters critical thinking through writing, and it promotes the understanding of how scholarly-scientific and popular interpretations of violence are rooted in the ideological paradigms of their time. Serves as one of the two Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW) courses required of all anthropology majors.

ANTH 3050 Anthropology of Religion
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides an introduction to the comparative study of the world’s religions, a discipline that has its roots in the fields of anthropology, philosophy and sociology. The course will explore the role that the invention of writing played in the emergence of scriptural religions, as well as provide an introduction to some of the key categories in comparative religion, including: athletics, civil religion, ethics, gender, modernity, prophecy, ritual, sainthood and time. The course will conclude with a three-week ethnography of a Vodou priestess (“Mama Lola”) in the Haitian diaspora of New York City. Global Scholars course.

ANTH 3075 Greek Mythology
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course explores the lives, and long afterlives, of certain canonical mythic cycles such as the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Iliad and the Odyssey, or the Ramayana. The course will use the Greek case study as exemplary.

ANTH 3100 Sex, Culture, and Sexuality
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course takes a comparative, cross-cultural approach to understanding sex and sexuality/sexualities in anthropological and historical perspective. This will include an examination of beliefs about sex, sexuality, and the body; the interaction of culture and biology in the shaping of sexual identity; the many roles of sex in both nonhuman and human primate societies; evidence of sexual attitudes and practices based on the material culture of past societies; and the variety of sexual practices and their meanings around the world in contemporary society.

ANTH 3120 African Diaspora
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites AAS 1140, AAS 1141, AAS 1142, AAS 2010, HIST 1140, HIST 1141, HIST 1142, or ANTH 2020 with grade of C or higher
Description

Investigates the dispersal, growth, and influence of people of African descent throughout the world. A comparative analysis of historical, political, cultural, economic, and social developments of the African diaspora. (Same as AAS 3120.)
Global Scholars course.

ANTH 3500 Culture and Change in Africa
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Provides an introduction to the ethnography of Sub-Saharan Africa. It highlights change and resistance to change and seeks to understand the historical and cultural conditions underpinning current predicaments facing African societies, as well as the fact that tragedy is only one facet of African lives and experiences. Suitable for students majoring in Global Studies, Anthropology, African-American Studies, History, and the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Same as GLOS 3500.

ANTH 3770 Tragedy and Comedy in Cultural Theory
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course offers a history of the way tragedy emerged as a major theoretical preoccupation in the 19th century in Europe, and returned to ethical theory in the US in the late 20th century. Attention will focus on the cultural reasons for this preoccupation.

ANTH 4020 Anthropological Theory
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Historical treatment of the major theoretical trends in anthropology.

ANTH 4040 Race, Class, and Gender in Global Perspective
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with a C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Exploration of the various ways that perceptions and designations of race, class, and gender intersect with each other and shape the human experience. This includes an analysis how categories of class, ethnicity, and gender affect daily life for people in multi-ethnic, stratified societies, particularly in terms of how inequities of access to wealth, power, and resources have emerged on global and local levels. Structural violence is an important theme of many of the readings in the class. The idea of race as a social construct rather than a biological phenomenon is another key topic. We will examine how gender identity and gender roles are shaped by culture. Globalization and immigration, and their relationship to gender, race, and class, are foci of the latter part of the course. (Same as WGSS 4040 and GLOS 4040.)
City Scholars course. Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4060 Environmental Anthropology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 1102, ANTH 2010, ANTH 2020, or ANTH 2030 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

During this course we will examine how humans interact with and are influenced by environmental resources, as well as how our actions impact natural resources and ecological systems. Human populations and cultural groups are therefore (re)situated in nature. To explore environmental anthropology as a sub-field, the course is structured as a survey of the discipline, examining topics such as historical ecology, population ecology, cultural constructions of “nature,” the anthropology of environmentalism, political ecology, and global environmental issues. City Scholars course.

ANTH 4070 Ethnobotany
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Ethnobotany is the study of the use of plants by humans. This course provides an overview of the field of ethnobotany and its methods. Students will explore how ethnobotanists collect, analyze, and interpret data and will learn some of the applications of ethnobotany outside of an academic setting.

ANTH 4080 Consumption and Material Culture
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with a C or higher
Description

This course examines anthropological approaches to material culture and consumption: the practices, relations, and rituals through which things (from food and clothing to shell valuables or money) become meaningful and are used in the organization of social life. Readings include classic works of anthropology and social theory as well as recent ethnographies of western capitalist, colonial/postcolonial and post-socialist settings. Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4111 Anthropology of Self and Emotion
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with a C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

This course draws upon readings in anthropological theory and ethnography to consider the cultural construction of self-hood, identity, and feelings, with an emphasis on the historical specificity of particular experiences, how they may be influenced by factors such as capitalism, how they may change over time, and the significance of gender. (Same as WGSS 4111.).

ANTH 4112 Modernity and Identity
Credit Hours 4.0
Description

Representations of modernity in postcolonial and metropolitan nation-states. National identities and their articulations with gender, class, and race. Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4114 Language and Social Justice
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 or ANTH 2040, or AL 2101 or FORL 2101, or AL 2102 or FORL 2102
Description

This course focuses on the linguistic anthropological study of inequality and questions of social justice that arise. From the work of translation in institutional settings that often falls to bilingual children of immigrants to the marked evaluation of African-American English, students will explore how language is integral in processes of exclusion, stigma, and oppression. (Same as GLOS 4114.).

ANTH 4150 Museum Anthropology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2010, ANTH 2020, or ANTH 2030 with a B or higher
Description

Museums provide a critical intersection between academic research and the public. This course critiques the mission of museums in a global world and explores how knowledge is conveyed through objects, and how museums can disseminate complex ideas to diverse audiences in accessible and inclusive ways. This course considers the role of museums in identity construction at local, national, and supra-national levels. Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4160 Archaeology of South America
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2030 with a C or higher, or permission of instructor
Description

Students utilize evidence from archaeology to learn about the major cultural groups of the pre-Hispanic Andes beginning with the earliest known human occupations more than 10,000 years ago and ending with the Colonial Period following Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire in the mid-16th Century. Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4170 Mesoamerican Archaeology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2030 with grade C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

This course highlights some of the major cultural achievements of Mesoamerican peoples. The class begins with the peopling of the New World over 10,000 years ago and proceeds to cover the origins of agriculture and the development of complex societies from the Olmec to the Aztec. The course draws from the rich iconographic, epigraphic, and archaeological data of the region to explore concepts and specific sites up until the time of Spanish Contact, A.D. 1521.

ANTH 4180 Archaeology of Southeastern United States
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2030 with grade of C or higher or consent of instructor
Description

The appearance of the earliest inhabitants of the Southeast, the development of complex societies, the effects of Europeans on indigenous culture, and the archaeology of the historic period. Students will be required to participate in three field trips.

ANTH 4190 Archaeological Practice and the Public
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2030 with a grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

This course on Public Archaeology covers a great number of fields where professional archaeologists work with public interests, upholding legislation designed to conserve ancient sites and artifacts, managing museum collections, presenting the past to the public, working with developers to reduce the impact of building and construction projects on the remains of the past. At the same time Public Archaeology covers the general public’s interest in the archaeological past: from fakes and illicit trade of antiquities to Indiana Jones, to the search for Atlantis.

ANTH 4200 Urban Anthropology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with a C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Urban space and social stratification; theories of space, place, and identity; the city in the social imaginary. City Scholars course.

ANTH 4210 The Anthropology of Europe
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 or consent of instructor
Description

This course exposes students to ethnographic research among peoples of Europe, with a focus on Mediterranean Europe, particularly Portugal, Italy, Greece, and Spain (PIGS) as member states of the European Union (EU), and as nations in crisis. Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4220 Refugees and Forced Migration
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Examines refugees, forced migration processes, and undocumented migration with emphasis on the impact of displacement on social relations and identities at various intersecting levels. Engages with multiple theoretical frameworks for understanding migration, displacement, sovereignty, and the border. Considers policy responses to these phenomenon. (Same as GLOS 4220.).

ANTH 4230 The Archaeology of Death and Dying
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Either ANTH 1102, ANTH 2010, ANTH 2020, or ANTH 2030 with a C or higher; or permission of instructor
Description

This class examines the archaeology of death and dying. Students explore the range of ways in which people have defined death as well as varied cultural responses to and treatments of dead bodies. Students will consider the potential and limitations of archaeological mortuary contexts and interrogate the extent to which analyses of funerary behaviors can inform our reconstructions of past societies. Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4240 Food: History, Ecology, and Political Economy
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 or ANTH 2010 with a C or higher, or instructor's consent
Description

Explores the cultural histories of foods or types of food that have had major impacts on global political economy, ecology, and culture from the 14th century to present day. Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4241 Sexuality and Gender in Asia
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites WGSS 2020 with a C or better
Description

Students will be exposed to studies of sexuality and gender in Asia from the perspective of feminist theory, queer theory, LGBT studies, women’s gender, and sexuality studies. Materials explored include academic texts, memoir, fiction, and film. No prior course on Asian studies is required. (Same as WGSS 4240.)
Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4280 African-American Anthropology
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

(Same as AAS 4280.) Major writings in the field of African-American studies; theories, categories, and methods used in studying complex societies are brought to bear upon the literature; use of ethnographies to provide a comparative perspective for understanding African-American cultures.

ANTH 4300 Human Evolution
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Principles and mechanisms of hominid evolution.

ANTH 4310 Human Biology
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2010 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Provides an in-depth overview of human biological systems and the intersections of human culture and biology. Explores adaptation, population genetics and physiological adaptability; examines biological impacts of poor nutrition and social stress; interrogates assumptions surrounding race, gender, and sexuality. Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4330 Primate Behavioral Ecology
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Examination of the diversity of free-ranging primates in their natural habitats. Ecological factors affecting diet, locomotor repertoires, body size, and the evolution of social behavior will be emphasized.

ANTH 4340 Applied Anthropology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2020 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

This course examines historical, contemporary, and interdisciplinary perspectives of applied anthropology: a way of life and work informed by scientific and scholarly knowledge, expressed as socially responsible conduct, and defined by ethical principles and strategies of social reform. We will explore, evaluate, and critique (1) anthropologists’ claims of a “new anthropology” concerned with the study of humanity at the service of humanity; (2) epistemological, theoretical, and methodological frameworks of applied anthropology across the sub-disciplines of archaeology, biological anthropology, sociocultural anthropology, and linguistics; and (3) empirical case studies of policy and practice.

ANTH 4350 Anthropology and Natural History Museums in the Netherlands and Belgium
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

In this study abroad, students will compare and contrast osteological, paleontological, cultural and archaeological materials as well as national patrimony, language and culture at museums of the Netherlands and Belgium. Instruction will occur via observation, lecture, discussion, written response essays, field and photo documentation and a final comparative table on cultural expression, exhibition, patrimony, paleoanthropology or conservation biology.

ANTH 4360 Methods and Theories in Biological Anthropology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2010 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

This advanced biological anthropology course is designed to elucidate the basic principles of research regarding human skeletal morphology, variation, evolution and adaptation using hands-on osteology laboratories and statistical analyses in SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences). One goal of the course is to improve students’ ability to successfully critique hypotheses. Another goal is to provide students with the basic tools needed to test and interpret relationships. A portfolio of results graphs and charts will showcase the analytical skills of students.

ANTH 4370 Forensic Anthropology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2010 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Laboratory-based identification of skeletal remains of unknown individuals with an emphasis on determining age, sex, evidence of trauma, and cause of death. Crime scene recovery, documentation of evidence, the criminal justice system, and human rights initiatives will be explored.

ANTH 4390 Diet, Demography, and Disease
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 1102, ANTH 2010, or ANTH 2030 with a C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Overview of human/disease interactions from prehistoric to contemporary populations. Emphasis on major social transformation, such as sedentism, animal and plant domestication, urbanism, and globalism. Global Scholars course. City Scholars course.

ANTH 4420 Gender and Power in Ethnographic Perspective
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with a C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Ethnographic and theoretical examination of the role of gender in human societies, including role differences and inequalities between women and men cross-culturally; the cultural significance and social institutions associated with public and domestic spheres; power, ideology, and the production of historically specific gender identities and sexualities; global perspectives on feminism and approaches to women’s empowerment. (Same as WGSS 4210.)
Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4430 Anthropology and Public Health
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2020 with grade of C or higher
Description

The history of public health and role of anthropology and other social sciences in the modern public health setting. Overview of current issues in international and domestic public health.

ANTH 4440 Epidemiology and Anthropology
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2020 with grade of C or higher
Description

Basic principles of epidemiology, including outbreak investigation, disease control, and analytic epidemiology. Overview of the work of anthropologists in interdisciplinary public health settings.

ANTH 4460 Health and Culture
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Interrelationship of health care delivery systems within the context of the culture and structure of societies; impact of health planning and policy on subcultural groups. Importance of epidemiology, nutrition, transcultural nursing, and mental health in a holistic view of health.

ANTH 4470 Visual Culture
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with a C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Study of the visual politics of social organization with emphasis on the images and the arenas of everyday life in North American culture. Includes explorations of the fashion system, the medical body, the cosmetic and fitness industry, visual colonialism, museum displays, and high and popular art. (Same as WGSS 4470.).

ANTH 4480 Ethnography in the 21st Century
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with a C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Critical survey of current ethnographic theories and analysis of classic ethnographies. Includes a workshop during which students will improve their ethnographic writing skills. Students will also participate in online discussion forums.

ANTH 4490 Anthropology of Globalization
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with a C or higher
Description

This course critically analyzes the concept of globalization by examining the various components that are often invoked in defining/discussing the concept and the current world structure. We will explicitly examine the anthropological components of globalization and determine the manner in which it shapes culture, constructions of identity, restrictions of the body, distributions of economic and natural resources, intercultural contact, and patterns of global inequality. (Same as GLOS 4490)
Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4500 Work and Culture
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with a C or better or consent of instructor
Description

The purpose of this course is to lead students in the critical analysis of the role of work in the shaping of social identities, life narratives, and power dynamics in the contemporary world. Issues discussed in this course will include classed subjectivities in industrial and postindustrial societies; flexibility and neoliberal ideology; the global division of labor; work and the politics of gender, class, race, and age, and the narrative construction of professional lives.

ANTH 4520 Anthropology of Public Culture
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

The circulation of commodities, ideas, and practices that produce the condition of being public (and in public) as well as the notion and experience of privacy. Analyzes the production and usage of public and private space (e.g. plazas, malls, homes), museum displays, the social life of commodities (e.g. fashion, antiquities, collectibles), and the role of theatricality in everyday life.

ANTH 4530 The Archaeology of Ancient Cities
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2030 with a C or higher and permission of instructor
Description

Through critical evaluation of archaeological research on ancient cities, students will come to understand the dramatic impact of cities on human populations across the globe. Global Scholars course. City Scholars course.

ANTH 4550 Field School in Anthropology
Credit Hours 4.0 - 8.0
Prerequisites consent of instructor
Description

Anthropological field methods. Students will develop skills in ethnographic, archaeological, and biological methods through field projects. Emphasis will be on providing a holistic interpretation of conditions at the field location. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

ANTH 4560 Advanced Field School in Anthropology
Credit Hours 4.0 - 8.0
Prerequisites ANTH 4550 with grade of B or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Advanced anthropological field methods. Students expand upon the ethnographic, archaeological, linguistic, and/or biological methods learned in ANTH 4550 through supervised development and completion of their own professional research project. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

ANTH 4590 Archaeological Methods
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2030 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Data recovery techniques, analytic methods, and theoretical concepts. Experience with archaeological materials.

ANTH 4600 Archaeological Theory
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2030 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Review of the history of theory in anthropological archaeology, followed by a comprehensive overview of the state of contemporary theory and new theoretical directions in the discipline.

ANTH 4670 Research Methods in Sociocultural Anthropology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2020 with grade of C or higher
Description

Examines various research approaches that constitute sociocultural anthropology. This course dissolves the divisions between qualitative and quantitative research to form an inclusive research methodology. Topics covered include qualitative and quantitative approaches, history of research methodology, defining a population, coding, modeling, social impact analysis, and linguistic and cognitive research.

ANTH 4700 Cultures of Display: Archaeology, Museums and Nationalism
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course examines the ways in which archaeology and public museums were placed in the service of emerging nationalism in “the long 19th century” (1789-1920), specifically in Italy, Greece, Egypt and Turkey. Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4740 Cultural History of Sexuality: From Plato to Foucault
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course explores the relationship between Greek reflections on eros (in tragedy and philosophy) and modern theories of sex and sexuality grounded in these same texts (Freud and Foucault). The goal is an understanding of the modern culture of “sexuality.”.

ANTH 4750 Film Culture, Morality and Modernity
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course begins with an analysis of the technological revolutions that made modern film culture possible, as well as the shift in perceptions of objectivity and subjectivity in storytelling occasioned by these startling innovations.

ANTH 4760 Archaeology of the Olympics
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course offers a comparative study of the ancient and modern Olympic Games, which will concentrate on the cultural and religious meaning of ritualized athletic activity. It also provides a case study of Neohellenic revival, a significant cultural force, globally speaking, in the last two hundred years. Global Scholars course.

ANTH 4780 Critical Perspectives on Democracy, Secularism and Religion
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course attempts to situate modern theories of democracy, pluralism and secular politics within the social and cultural revolutions that constitute western modernity. The course will conclude with an ethnographic study of grass roots political organizing.

ANTH 4790 The Concept of Origins
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course offers a survey of the emerging “Human Sciences” in which the concept of origins became foundational, such as: Anthropology of Religion; Archaeology; Classical Studies; Evolutionary Biology; Philosophy; Sociology of Religion; and Theology.

ANTH 4799 Founders and Foundations: The Anthropology of Religious Community Formation
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

One approach to the comparative study of religion is to explore the similarities and differences between various religious traditions; another approach explores the remarkable diversity to be found within a single religious tradition. This course develops the second approach through an
early Christian case study.

ANTH 4830 Anthropology Internship
Credit Hours 1.0 - 9.0
Prerequisites approval of sponsoring faculty advisor and department chair
Description

Academic training and professional experience through short-term internships at public or private agencies. May be taken more than once, but only three credits may be applied toward major requirements. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

ANTH 4850 GSU Exchange and Non-GSU Study Abroad
Credit Hours 3.0 - 9.0
Prerequisites Permission of faculty member in the Department of Anthropology at GSU
Description

This course provides students with an opportunity to receive Anthropology credit hours in a study abroad program or field school, including GSU exchange programs (but not GSU faculty-led study abroad programs) and non-GSU programs. Students may receive credit for programs that involve travel to a society overseas that exposes them to anthropological perspectives and methods of studying and interpreting different ways or life and that provides them with experience in anthropological methods. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

ANTH 4870 Honors Thesis I
Credit Hours 1.0 - 6.0
Prerequisites Good standing with the Honors College and consent of instructor
Description

Reading or research preparatory to honors thesis or project. Signature Experience course.

ANTH 4880 Honors Thesis II
Credit Hours 1.0 - 6.0
Prerequisites Good standing with the Honors College and consent of instructor
Description

Writing or production of honors thesis or project. Signature Experience course.

ANTH 4888 Exploring the Cultural Heritage of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2030 or approval or instructor
Description

This study abroad program will introduce students to the cultural history of the Yucatan Peninsula. Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of the achievements and struggles of past and contemporary Maya peoples. The archaeological sites visited will enable students to experience the importance and impact of cultural heritage, and spark interest in archaeology and love of different cultures, past and present. Global Scholars course. Signature Experience course.

ANTH 4970 Senior Seminar in Anthropology-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites 75 hours; ANTH 4020 or ANTH 4600 with grade of C or higher
Description

Integration of theories and methods learned during study for the B.A. in anthropology; specific emphasis placed on how theory and method relate to modern anthropology. Serves as one of the two Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW) courses required of all anthropology majors.

ANTH 4980 Selected Topics-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ANTH 2010, ANTH 2020, or ANTH 2030 with grade of C or higher, or instructor's consent
Description

May be repeated for credit if topic varies; a maximum of six credit hours may be applied toward the major. Serves as one of the two Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW) courses required of all anthropology majors.

ANTH 4995 Directed Readings B.I.S.-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0 - 4.0
Description

Directed Readings designed for Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies students. This course may satisfy the junior and/or senior-level Critical Thinking Through Writing requirements. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

ANTH 4999 Directed Readings
Credit Hours 1.0 - 4.0
Description

This course may include a Signature Experience component.