Anthropology

Courses

ANTH/BIOL101 : Biological Anthropology—Human Origins and Evolution

Introduction to biological anthropology. Study of human genetics, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology and primatology including the primate fossil record. Demonstrates how biological aspects of humans have evolved and how biological evolution is intertwined with human culture, human behavior, and the environment. Only anthropology course that fulfills laboratory science requirements. Meets General Education requirement for Science.

Credits

4

Prerequisites

ENGL080 and MATH073 with grades of C or better, or Placement into ENGL101 and MATH074 or College level Math.

ANTH103 : Cultural Anthropology

Introduction to the anthropological study of the nature and functions of human culture. Examines human societies including their communication, belief, and exchange systems; their social, economic, and political organization; their healing practices, and their general patterns of life. Diverse cultural realities, world views, and value systems are emphasized. Concepts, methodology, readings, activities, and fieldwork projects are directly applicable to today’s multicultural work environment. Meets General Education requirement for Diversity and Social Science.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ENGL080