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Course ID:ANTH 1102. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Anthropology
Course
Description:
Exploration of the scientific principles governing natural systems and their contribution to understanding the emergence and biological evolution of humans, the role of environment in shaping human behavioral and cultural variation, and the consequences of human activity on local, regional, and global ecosystems.
Athena Title:Introduction to Anthropology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 1102E, ANTH 2120H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 1102E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Anthropology
Course
Description:
This course covers four themes. First, culture is a socially- constructed phenomenon based on learned categories and norms. Second, people exist and are different due to evolution and environmental adaptation. Third, people organize themselves through institutions of family, law, government, and religion. Fourth, anthropology works to solve human-environmental problems.
Athena Title:Introduction to Anthropology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 1102, ANTH 2120H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS(ANTH) 2000E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Classical Archaeology
Course
Description:
Concepts and principles of archaeology, including site formation, survey and excavation techniques, artifact retrieval and analysis, chronology, archaeological theory, and contemporary issues such as "ownership" of the past; focus on sites from Greek and Roman antiquity.
Athena Title:Intro to Classical Archaeology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 2000, ANTH 2000
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS(ANTH) 2000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Classical Archaeology
Course
Description:
Concepts and principles of archaeology, including site formation, survey and excavation techniques, artifact retrieval and analysis, chronology, archaeological theory, and contemporary issues such as "ownership" of the past; focus on sites from Greek and Roman antiquity.
Athena Title:Intro to Classical Archaeology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 2000E, ANTH 2000E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 2002E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Tombs and Temples
Course
Description:
Students are introduced to the most famous archaeological sites in the world, with themes centered around the following: evidence of early humans, first cities, death and burial, art and architecture, ritual and religion, warfare, sacrifice and conflict, and great inventions.
Athena Title:Tombs and Temples
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 2002
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 2002. 3 hours.
Course Title:Tombs and Temples
Course
Description:
Students are introduced to the most famous archaeological sites in the world, with themes centered around the following: evidence of early humans, first cities, death and burial, art and architecture, ritual and religion, warfare, sacrifice, conflict, and great inventions.
Athena Title:Tombs and Temples
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH(ANTH) 2010. 2 hours.
Course Title:Plants, Pathogens, and People
Course
Description:
From devastating famines to economic catastrophes, plant diseases have influenced societal development. Students will explore the historical socio-economic impacts of plant diseases. Students will be introduced to the evolution of plant pathology as a scientific discipline and informed of the threats that plant pathogens pose to our agricultural resources.
Athena Title:PLANT PATH & PEOPLE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PATH 2000 or PATH 2000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 2045L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Biological Anthropology Laboratory
Course
Description:
Introduction to anthropological study of the biology and behavior of humans and the primates. Concepts of macro and microevolution, adaptation, cell and genetics, paleontology, human and primate origins, bioarchaeology and biomedical anthropology. Observational and hands-on activities are combined with writing assignments or presentations to reinforce concepts.
Athena Title:Intro to Biological Anthro Lab
Pre or Corequisite:ANTH 2045
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 2045. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Biological Anthropology
Course
Description:
The theory of evolution by natural selection through the natural history of humankind and of our closest relatives, the primates. Concepts of macro and microevolution, adaptation, cell and genetics, paleontology, human and primate origins, brain and language evolution, bioarchaeology, and biomedical anthropology.
Athena Title:Intro Biological Anthropology
Nontraditional Format:he theory of evolution by natural selection through the natural history of humankind and of our closest relatives, the primates. Concepts of macro and microevolution, adaptation, cell and genetics, paleontology, human and primate origins, brain and language evolution, bioarcheology and biomedical anthropology.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HONS(ANTH) 2050H. 6 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Honors Social Science
Course
Description:
Concepts integrating history, government, and the social and behavioral sciences through lectures, seminars, individual research or projects, and writing.
Athena Title:HON SOCIAL SCIENCE
Nontraditional Format:Discussion periods include writing and critiquing papers, and student presentations. May be offered daily during May session, or as part of a Study Abroad program.
Prerequisite:ENGL 1101 and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 2060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Ethnographic Research
Course
Description:
Provides the basic foundations for conducting ethnographic fieldwork. Students will explore the unique strengths and utility of an ethnographic approach; learn how to conduct ethnographic techniques through hands-on, experiential learning activities; and apply these skills to a research project of their choice. These projects will be closely mentored by the faculty member.
Athena Title:Applied Ethnographic Research
Nontraditional Format:Requested to satisfy the Experiential Learning Requirement.
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 1102E or ANTH 2120H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 2070H-2070L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Culture and Human Biology (Honors)
Course
Description:
The biological bases of human social and cultural behavior from the perspective of biological anthropology. Includes instruction in laboratory methods. Evolutionary history, primate behavior, and human biological diversity will be applied to understanding the interrelationship of biology, culture, and society.
Athena Title:CULTURE/HUMAN BIO
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AFST(ANTH)(CMLT)(GEOG)(SOCI)(RELI) 2100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Africa
Course
Description:
The history, physical environment (landforms, vegetation, and climate), and sociocultural environment (artistic, political, and social development) of Africa.
Athena Title:Introduction to Africa
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in AFST 2100E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 2120H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Anthropology (Honors)
Course
Description:
Variation in human culture and biology from the earliest beginnings to the present, including relationships between human biology, culture, and the environment, and an understanding of contemporary cultural differences.
Athena Title:Intro to Anthropology Honors
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 1102, ANTH 1102E
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CMLT(SWAH)(AFST)(ANTH) 3001. 3 hours.
Course Title:Culture and Identity Linkages of the Swahili with the Outside World I
Course
Description:
Exploration of the multi-textured identity of the Swahili people and how they came to occupy a prominent position in the world from a historical, geographical, anthropological, political, scientific, linguistic, religious, as well as cultural point of view. Their relationship to African Americans and other cultures is emphasized.
Athena Title:The Swahili and the World I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH(ANTH)(PBIO) 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fungi: Friends and Foes
Course
Description:
Impact of fungi on human affairs. Historical and current uses of fungi by humans as well as the roles of fungi in various ecosystems.
Athena Title:Fungi Friends and Foes
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or (BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or BIOL 1108-1108L or (PBIO 1220 and PBIO 1220L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CMLT(SWAH)(AFST)(ANTH) 3020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Culture and Identity Linkages of the Swahili with the Outside World II
Course
Description:
Development and detainment of the Swahili culture. Topics on religion, politics, literacy, language, clothing, food, and music as outside influences from Arab nations, Asia, Europe, and America on the indigenous Swahili culture will be explored. Attention will be given to African American political, religious, and other social issues.
Athena Title:The Swahili and the World II
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CMLT(AFST)(ANTH) 3030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to African Languages and Cultures
Course
Description:
Overview of African languages and cultures, their diversity and similarities. Critical approach to discourses on Africa.
Athena Title:AFR LANG AND CULT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SWAH(YORB)(AFAM) 3030
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Biological Anthropology
Course
Description:
Exploration of the complete story of human evolution, from our origins in Africa, our affinities with all primates, and our modern biological and cultural adaptations.
Athena Title:INTRO TO BIO. ANTH.
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3045L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Biological Anthropology with Laboratory
Course
Description:
Exploration of the complete story of human evolution, including the bio-cultural underpinnings of modern human variation, our affinities with other primates, and our origins and dispersal from Africa.
Athena Title:INTRO BIOL ANTH LAB
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 3040
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(LING) 3080. 3 hours.
Course Title:Anthropology of Language
Course
Description:
Anthropological studies in language, including origins and evolution, prehistory, geographical distribution, typology and classification, language and speech communities. Relationships between language and culture, language and society, and language and environment will be emphasized.
Athena Title:ANTHRO OF LANGUAGE
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or LING 2100 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3090. 3 hours. 3 hours lecture and 1 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Evolution of Human Ecosystems
Course
Description:
Prehistoric and historic human ecosystems, from hunting and gathering to states and empires, viewed from a biocultural perspective. Changing human-environment relations over the past 10,000 years.
Athena Title:EVOL HUMAN ECOSYS
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Peoples of the World
Course
Description:
The way of life of a number of societies from around the world, including hunting and gathering bands, farming and herding tribes and chiefdoms, and pre-industrial states and peasantry.
Athena Title:PEOPLES OF WORLD
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Anthropology of the Roma Peoples
Course
Description:
A critical examination and deconstruction of cultural stereotypes of the people vilified as “Gypsies” across Europe. A discussion of the social and economic marginalization of Roma in Europe to a “thick” ethnographic understanding of their history and culture, (e.g., purity beliefs, the importance of family), without romanticizing or essentializing them. Ethnographic works on the various Roma populations in Europe and the United States will track the Roma migration from India to Europe and then on to the Americas.
Athena Title:ROMA Anthropology
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3150E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Waterworlds
Course
Description:
Contemporary assessment of the multiple ways in which societies understand, value, regulate, and engage with water. Provides an international perspective on the relationship between water and culture, with a focus towards global sustainability.
Athena Title:Waterworlds
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Water Worlds
Course
Description:
Contemporary assessment of the multiple ways in which societies understand, value, regulate, and engage with water. Provides an international perspective on the relationship between water and culture, with a focus towards global sustainability.
Athena Title:Water Worlds
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 3150E
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 1102E or ANTH 2120H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CMLT(ANTH) 3180. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to East Asian Cultures
Course
Description:
Cultures of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, with emphasis on the formation of Chinese culture and its diffusion and variation within the other national groups.
Athena Title:INTRO E ASIAN CUL.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CMLT(ANTH) 3190. 3 hours.
Course Title:Myth in Culture
Course
Description:
Literary and anthropological approaches to the study of myth in culture.
Athena Title:MYTH IN CULTURE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3200. 3 hours.
Course Title:How the World Works: The Anthropology of Consumption and Globalization
Course
Description:
Examination of the efforts of anthropologists to understand the contemporary world by providing a broad overview of approaches to the study of cultures of consumption.
Athena Title:CONS GLOB
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 2200
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Archaeology of Warfare
Course
Description:
The origins, causes, and consequences of warfare in human societies from the Paleolithic to the twenty-first century. Ethnographic, ethnohistoric, and archaeological data will be employed to evaluate the relationship between conflict and cultural change.
Athena Title:ARCH OF WARFARE
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Prehistoric Archaeology
Course
Description:
Basic concepts and principles of archaeology. Topics covered include history of archaeology, site formation processes, survey and excavation techniques, artifact typology and analysis, chronology, activity analysis, and general archaeological theory.
Athena Title:INTRO PREHIST ARCH
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3230. 3 hours.
Course Title:Material Culture
Course
Description:
Relationships between humans and material things, with a strong emphasis on the material culture of Georgia from 10,000 BC until about AD 1900.
Athena Title:MATERIAL CULTURE
Nontraditional Format:Lecture will be presented within laboratory format to allow strong hands-on component to the course.
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CMLT(ANTH) 3240. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Gypsies: Last Nomads of the Modern World
Course
Description:
The Roma tribes of Central and Eastern Europe, including their cultures, customs, languages, literature, and music.
Athena Title:GYPSY CULTURES
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Old World Archaeology
Course
Description:
Cultural developments in the Old World from the first hominid to the beginnings of urban civilization. Emphasis on bio-cultural and environmental adaptation in prehistory.
Athena Title:OLD WORLD ARCH
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(NAMS)(LACS) 3270. 3 hours.
Course Title:New World Archaeology
Course
Description:
Cultural variation in the Americas from the end of the Pleistocene to the time of intensive European contact, with emphasis on human/environmental interactions.
Athena Title:NEW WORLD ARCH
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3290. 3 hours.
Course Title:Celtic and Pre-Celtic Prehistory
Course
Description:
Exploration and examination of the archaeological evidence for mankind's prehistoric experience in Central and Western Europe and the development of Celtic culture based on the archaeological support for these ideas. Paleoecological, climatological, and geo-biological models will also be used to examine the spread of humans across the European continent in the Pleistocene.
Athena Title:CELTIC PREHISTORY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cultures of South Asia
Course
Description:
Introduction to the cultures of South Asia. The topical area covers a vast geographical expanse, a large number of countries, cultures, ethnic groups, languages, religions, and an enormous body of anthropological literature. This course will focus on a select few cross-culturally relevant issues, like ecology, conservation, gender, tourism, human rights and indigenous peoples, to allow for a broad-based anthropological understanding of the region.
Athena Title:Cultures of South Asia
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cultures of Southeast Asia
Course
Description:
Introduction to the cultures of Southeast Asia. The topical area covers a vast geographical expanse, a large number of countries, cultures, ethnic groups, languages, religions, and an enormous body of anthropological literature. This course will focus on a select few cross-culturally relevant issues, like ecology, conservation, gender, tourism, human rights, and indigenous peoples, to allow for a broad-based anthropological understanding of the region.
Athena Title:CULTURES OF SE ASIA
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3320. 3 hours.
Course Title:Anthropology of East Asia
Course
Description:
An introduction to anthropological literature, including ethnography, on the various cultures, ethnic groups (especially minorities), languages, religions, etc., of this region with a focus on culturally relevant and topical issues, such as food, popular culture, nationalism, conservation, and the influence of Buddhist and Confucian concepts.
Athena Title:ANTH OF EAST ASIA
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SOCI(ANTH) 3400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Sociology
Course
Description:
The social causes and consequences of resource scarcity and environmental depletion. Topics include world population growth, pollution, depletion of energy sources, species extinction, and environmental movements.
Athena Title:Environmental Sociology
Prerequisite:SOCI 1101 or SOCI 1101H or SOCI 2600 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(NAMS) 3410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Contemporary Native America
Course
Description:
Cultural diversity of contemporary Native American tribes of the continental United States and Alaska, including lifestyles, politics, literature, music, art, and socioeconomic conditions.
Athena Title:CONTEMP NATIVE AMER
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 3410
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(NAMS) 3410H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Contemporary Native America (Honors)
Course
Description:
Cultural diversity of contemporary Native American tribes of the continental United States and Alaska, including lifestyles, politics, literature, music, art, and socioeconomic conditions.
Athena Title:COMTEMP NATIVE AMER
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH(NAMS) 3410
Nontraditional Format:When course is taken as part of a summer field school, all lectures and demonstrations will total the equivalent amount of time as the traditional three hours lecture per week during a semester. The emphasis is on direct experiential contact with Native America -- landscape, ceremony, and culture.
Prerequisite:(ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(NAMS)(LACS) 3430. 3 hours.
Course Title:Indians of Mexico and Central America
Course
Description:
The native peoples of Mexico and Central America, including their past, traditional culture, and problems they face in the modern world.
Athena Title:INDIAN MEX & CEN AM
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT(ANTH)(PBIO) 3440. 3 hours.
Course Title:Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants
Course
Description:
Historical and contemporary significance of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants in human culture and commerce; chemical and biological characteristics; commercial production techniques; application in modern and traditional medical systems.
Athena Title:Herbs Spices Medicinal Plants
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HORT 3440E, ANTH 3440E, PBIO 3440E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT(ANTH)(PBIO) 3440E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants
Course
Description:
Historical and contemporary significance of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants in human culture and commerce; chemical and biological characteristics; commercial production techniques; application in modern and traditional medical systems.
Athena Title:Herbs Spices Medicinal Plants
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HORT 3440, ANTH 3440, PBIO 3440
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(AFST) 3460. 3 hours.
Course Title:Africa: Peoples and Institutions
Course
Description:
Peoples and institutions of Africa, south of the Sahara, starting with earliest evidence of indigenous peoples, with special emphasis on current changes.
Athena Title:AFRICA PEOPLES/INST
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3530. 3 hours.
Course Title:Anthropology of Folk Medicine
Course
Description:
A contrast of indigenous medical knowledge and practitioners with ancient formal systems of medicine and modern biomedicine, including medical pluralism in multi-ethnic societies, and the political economy of medicine.
Athena Title:ANT FOLK MEDICINE
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3540. 3 hours.
Course Title:Multicultural Health Care
Course
Description:
Multicultural diversity of beliefs and practices about health and illness of ethnic groups in the United States as it impacts on health care. Specific consideration of African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and Asian Americans.
Athena Title:MULTICUL HEALTHCARE
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Forensic Anthropology
Course
Description:
An introduction to forensic anthropology, focusing on human identification through analysis of bone and teeth. Students learn the basic information used by forensic anthropologists to recognize and evaluate sex, age, stature, genetic origin, disease, and trauma. Human skeletal anatomy, forensic case studies, relevant research, and report writing are included.
Athena Title:INTRO FORENSIC ANTH
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 3900. 1 hour.
Course Title:Professional Development
Course
Description:
Designed to assist third-year students in defining their interests in the field. The first half includes lectures from faculty to expose students to the diversity of topics and career opportunities in the field. In the second half, faculty mentor students based on their interests to develop their program of study.
Athena Title:PROFESSIONAL DEVELO
Prerequisite:[(ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H) and third-year student standing)] or permission of department
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:RELI(ANTH)(NAMS) 3901. 3 hours.
Course Title:Methods in the Study of Native American Culture
Course
Description:
Examination of the various methods used to study Native American cultures and religious traditions, including history, anthropology, literature, and history of religions.
Athena Title:Study of Native Amer Culture
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4010/6010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Historical Ecology
Course
Description:
Principles of human impact through time on ecological landscapes and how these principles can guide contemporary communities in the design of future sustainable land and water use. Special focus on the American southern piedmont covering a ten thousand year period from pre-agriculture to post-industrial societies.
Athena Title:HISTORICAL ECOLOGY
Undergraduate Prerequisite:ANTH 1102
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4015/6015. 3 hours.
Course Title:Landscapes and Memories
Course
Description:
Through readings, discussions, and research projects this course will try to confront what D.W. Meinig's "central problem," "Any landscape is comprised not only of what lies before our eyes but what lies inside our heads."
Athena Title:LANDSCAPES/MEMORIES
Undergraduate Prerequisite:None
Graduate Prerequisite:None
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(NAMS) 4020/6020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Indians of North America
Course
Description:
North American Indian cultures at the time of European contact. Additional topics include origin and development of Indian culture, impact of European contact on native cultures, and problems faced by Native Americans today.
Athena Title:INDIANS OF N AMER
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 4020/6020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4025/6025. 3 hours.
Course Title:Stable Isotope Analysis in Anthropology
Course
Description:
Stable isotope analysis is an increasingly widespread methodology in archaeology for studying what past peoples ate (paleodiet) and people’s movements across landscapes (paleomobility). This course introduces basic principles of stable isotope biogeochemistry in archaeology and surveys some of the groundbreaking studies that have pushed the epistemological boundaries of archaeology.
Athena Title:Isotope Analysis Anthropology
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 1102E or ANTH 2120H or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(LING) 4031/6031-4031D/6031D. 3 hours.
Course Title:Evolution of Human Cognition
Course
Description:
Examination of the biological evolution of human cognition (consciousness, cognition, and ultimately language), drawing on recent findings in neurobiology, cognitive science, linguistics, paleoanthropology, primatology, cognitive anthropology, cognitive ethology ("mental experience of animals"), cognitive and development psychology, psycholinguistics, evolutionary psychology, and the philosophy of mind/brain.
Athena Title:EVOL HUMAN COG
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH(LING) 4030-4030D
Pre or Corequisite:ANTH 1102 or PSYC 1101
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4040/6040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Visual Anthropology
Course
Description:
Anthropological uses of film, video, and photographs in field research and in the presentation of research results, especially in relation to portrayal of indigenous people.
Athena Title:VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HONS(ANTH) 4040H. 3 hours. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Special Problems Seminar in Social and Behavioral Sciences
Course
Description:
Selected problems in the social and behavioral sciences which have special or current relevance to members of the University community. Topics will vary to meet interest and demand.
Athena Title:SEM SOC & BEH SCI
Nontraditional Format:Discussions include student presentations of material researched for the course. May be held daily during the May session, or as part of a Study Abroad program.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HONS(ANTH) 4050H. 3 hours. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Special Problems Seminar in Social and Behavioral Sciences
Course
Description:
Selected problems in the social and behavioral sciences which have special or current relevance to members of the University community. Topics will vary to meet interest and demand.
Athena Title:SEM SOC & BEH SCI
Nontraditional Format:Discussions include student presentations of material researched for the course. May be held daily during May session, or as part of a Study Abroad program.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4050/6050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Rethinking Humanity: A History of Cultural Anthropology
Course
Description:
Provides a broad overview of the history of cultural anthropology, from its beginnings in the Enlightenment to the present. We combine two approaches in this course: (1) an intellectual history approach, and (2) an approach that examines particular ethnographic accounts as exemplars of various paradigm shifts through time.
Athena Title:HISTORY OF ANTH
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4060/6060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agricultural Anthropology
Course
Description:
Origin and evolution of agriculture, comparative analysis of current agricultural issues, and alternative approaches to sustainable food production, emphasizing anthropological perspectives and case studies. Includes farming systems, indigenous knowledge, agrobiodiversity, globalization, farmer-scientists collaboration, interdisciplinary research, and role of anthropology in sustainable agriculture.
Athena Title:AGRI ANTHO
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4061/6061. 3 hours. 3 hours lecture and 1 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Paleoanthropology
Course
Description:
The fossil record of human evolution. The class uses a hands- on, empirical approach to understanding the morphology and taxonomy of our zoological family. Central questions of human evolution are addressed through study of high-quality casts of fossil specimens and extensive readings of the scientific literature.
Athena Title:PALEOANTHROPOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 3060
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4070/6070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cultural Ecology
Course
Description:
The influence of environment on human behavior, the common adaptive responses by human populations to particular environments, and the consequence of human activity on and management of environment in the past and present as we consider the future.
Athena Title:CULTURAL ECOLOGY
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4075/6075. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economic Anthropology
Course
Description:
Anthropology is the study of human diversity. Economics is the study of how people make decisions about resources. Economic anthropology examines the diversity of peoples' preferences, choices, behaviors, habits, activities, customs, and institutions relating to resources.
Athena Title:ECONOMIC ANTH
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(NAMS) 4080/6080. 3 hours.
Course Title:Archaeology of the Southwest
Course
Description:
Change and continuity in human life in North America's greater southwest, from the end of the Pleistocene to the twentieth century.
Athena Title:ARCH OF SOUTHWEST
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 3280
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4085/6085. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Anthropology of Conservation
Course
Description:
The major human issues related to contemporary conservation initiatives. As these initiatives expand and proliferate, their impact is felt more widely and acutely by local communities, and anthropologists have more opportunities to engage in the process. Examination of various conservation approaches, their impacts on communities, and the ways in which anthropologists have and can contribute to the process.
Athena Title:ANTH CONSERVATION
Prerequisite:Junior or senior standing or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(LING) 4090/6090. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cognitive Anthropology
Course
Description:
Folk systems of knowledge, with an emphasis on how people in different societies culturally identify, define, label, and classify phenomena such as color terms, plants, animals, and other environmental resources.
Athena Title:COGNITIVE ANTH
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4095/6095. 3 hours.
Course Title:Underwater Archaeology
Course
Description:
This introductory survey-level course in the field of modern underwater archaeology includes a study of prehistoric and early “historic” archaeological sites in Europe and North America. It will focus on ancient and indigenous watercraft as well as inundated habitation/specialized sites. This is not a course in historic shipwreck archaeology.
Athena Title:UNDERWATER ARCH
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4100/6100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Evolution and Human Behavior
Course
Description:
Exploration of different theoretical approaches to the evolutionary study of human behavior, from Darwin through the development of ethology, sociobiology, human behavioral ecology, dual inheritance theory, and behavioral economics. Examination of topics such as influence of genes versus culture on behavior, cooperation, subsistence decisions, mate choice, reproductive and parenting choices.
Athena Title:EVOL & HUM BEHAV
Pre or Corequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RELI(ANTH) 4110/6110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Anthropology and American Religion
Course
Description:
An examination of American religious beliefs, practices, and organizations from an anthropological perspective.
Athena Title:ANTH & AMRCN RELIGN
Prerequisite:Junior or senior standing or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4200/6200. 3-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Field Methods in Archaeology
Course
Description:
Archaeological reconnaissance, survey, excavation, laboratory preparation and analysis of collected materials.
Athena Title:FIELD METHODS ARCH
Nontraditional Format:This course is taught in the field at an archaeological site, followed by laboratory preparation and analysis of collected materials. During the summer, contact hours can exceed four hours per day, five days per week.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Corequisite:ANTH 4240/6240
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(ECOL) 4210L/6210L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Zooarchaeology
Course
Description:
Animal remains recovered from archaeological sites, studied in light of zoological and archaeological methods and theories and interpreted in terms of human and animal behavior.
Athena Title:ZOOARCHAEOLOGY
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4220/6220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Mountain Anthropology
Course
Description:
Mountains and highlands of the world in terms of past and contemporary human adaptations, utilization, and impacts on natural resources. Emphasizes indigenous cultures, mountain ecosystems, biodiversity, tourism and change, and management of mountain cultural and natural resources. Special focus on Himalayas, Andes, and Alps.
Athena Title:MOUNTAIN ANTH
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4230/6230. 3 hours.
Course Title:Archaeological Theory
Course
Description:
The development and use of theory in archaeology. The roots of theory in archaeology and how it impacts archaeological methods, an understanding of some of the major theoretical paradigms currently influencing archaeological research, and how to translate abstract ideas into research questions.
Athena Title:Archaeological Theory
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4240/6240. 3-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Laboratory Methods in Archaeology
Course
Description:
Environmental, chronological, preservational, and analytical methods and techniques of archaeological research.
Athena Title:ARCH LAB METHODS
Nontraditional Format:This course is taught in the field at an archaeological site. During the summer, contact hours can exceed four hours per day, five days per week.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Corequisite:ANTH 4200/6200
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4250/6250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cultural Resource Management
Course
Description:
Provides a solid academic basis for the practice of cultural resource management (CRM) in North America and in a broader global context. The course will cover CRM from a conceptual standpoint; how current legislation affects CRM; and will integrate theoretical, practical, and ethical aspects of CRM.
Athena Title:Cultural Resource Management
Prerequisite:ANTH 3220 or ANTH 4200/6200
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(BIOL)(ECOL)(ENTO)(PBIO) 4260/6260-4260L/6260L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Natural History Collections Management
Course
Description:
Theories, policies, and operational procedures in the management of natural history collections, including higher category classification, identification, field collecting, accessioning, preparation, curation, and data management.
Athena Title:NAT HIST COLL MGMT
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FORS(ANTH) 4270/6270. 1-10 hours. Repeatable for maximum 10 hours credit.
Course Title:Field Studies in Recreation, Tourism, and Leisure
Course
Description:
Field studies to explore the provision, management and conservation of recreation, tourism, and leisure resources and opportunities.
Athena Title:REC RES FIELD STUDY
Nontraditional Format:The course will include extended field experience and a series of lectures combined with seminars, presentations, and/or student projects. Two field hours (excluding travel time) is equivalent to one classroom lecture hour in which one semester credit requires 750 minutes of classroom equivalent lectures (hence 3 semester credits requires 3*750 (2250) minutes (37.5 hours) of classroom equivalent lectures).
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(ECOL) 4290/6290. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Archaeology
Course
Description:
Students will become informed users of the historical record of human resource use and of environmental change and stasis that is available from archaeological sites with emphasis on biological data from archaeological sites, the dynamic relationships between humans and their environments, and current environmental issues.
Athena Title:ENVIRONMENTAL ARCH
Prerequisite:BIOL 1104 or BIOL 1108
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(PBIO) 4300/6300-4300L/6300L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Ethnobotany
Course
Description:
Ethnobotanical research, with focus on knowledge and utilization of the plant world in traditional societies. Comparisons of societies in tropical forest ecosystems and evaluation of issues relating to intellectual property rights and traditional peoples' knowledge of plant species with potential economic value.
Athena Title:Ethnobotany
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(NAMS) 4310/6310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Archaeology of Eastern North America
Course
Description:
Prehistoric and early historic aboriginal cultural variation in Eastern North America.
Athena Title:ARCH EAST N AMER
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4320/6320. 3 hours.
Course Title:Anthropology of Migration
Course
Description:
Theory, method, and case studies of human migration from social and cultural perspectives. Emphasizes role of migration in development change, environmental impact, and ethnic relations in sending and receiving societies. Case studies of transnational movement between developed and underdeveloped regions with a specific focus on the state of Georgia.
Athena Title:ANTH MIGRATION
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GEOL(ANTH) 4340/6340. 3 hours.
Course Title:Archaeometry
Course
Description:
Methods of archaeometric analysis including chronometric and instrumental techniques. Absolute age dating and characterization of archaeological materials by physico-chemical analysis.
Athena Title:Archaeometry
Pre or Corequisite:GEOL 1121 or GEOL 1121H or GEOL 1122 or GEOL 2350H or ANTH 3220 or ANTH 3250 or ANTH(ECOL) 4210/6210 or CLAS(ANTH) 2000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4400/6400. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Green Culture: Environment, Sustainability, and Environmental Awareness
Course
Description:
Explores environmental sustainability and ideas of what is environmentally friendly or “green.” Examines the history of environmental awareness in the United States and how that awareness is manifested in everything from environmental building, citizenship, food, purchasing, and policy. Explores environmental culture in the Athens areas.
Athena Title:GREEN CULTURE
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4420L/6420L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Anthropology of Landscape
Course
Description:
The theoretical and methodological training necessary for anthropological analyses of space, place, and landscape. Students will develop technical skills with Geographic Information System (GIS) software and be able to display and analyze geographic data and make maps.
Athena Title:ANTH OF LANDSCAPE
Prerequisite:ANTH 4050/6050
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(NAMS)(LACS) 4460/6460. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Aztecs and the Maya
Course
Description:
Two indigenous urban societies of the Americas, from farming village beginnings to the Spanish conquest, and their lasting impact on modern middle American culture. Topics include ecology, economy, political organization, urbanism, militarism, beliefs, art, architecture, and literature.
Athena Title:AZTECS & MAYA
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 3260
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(HIST)(NAMS) 4470/6470. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Rise and Fall of the Southeastern Chiefdoms
Course
Description:
Development of the native societies of the southeastern United States, the exploration of the area by Spain in the sixteenth century, and the consequences of the meeting of the two peoples.
Athena Title:S E CHIEFDOMS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH(HIST) 4470/6470
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(HIST) 4480/6480. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Indians of the Old South
Course
Description:
Social history of the native peoples of the southern United States from the beginnings of the Spanish missions and the English deerskin and slave trade through Indian removal.
Athena Title:INDIANS-OLD SOUTH
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4500/6500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Molecular Past
Course
Description:
An introduction to methods of biomolecular analysis in archaeology, including ancient DNA, stable isotopes, organic residues (proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates), and amino acids. The course will also cover applications such as dating, dietary and paleoenvironmental reconstruction, and challenges in interpretation.
Athena Title:Molecular Past
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 1102E or ANTH 2120H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4530. 3 hours.
Course Title:Conflict and Disease
Course
Description:
Examination of the intentional promotion of disease as an instrument of warfare from the first reported incidents to the most current and consideration of the implications for the future.
Athena Title:CONFLICT & DISEASE
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4540/6540-4540L/6540L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Health, Biology, and Culture
Course
Description:
Introduction to medical anthropology from an ecological and biocultural perspective. Drawing from theory and case studies, we focus on the interaction between environment, biology, culture, and society as determinants of health and health problems.
Athena Title:HLTH BIOL & CUL
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(NAMS) 4550/6550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ethnohistory
Course
Description:
The methods used by anthropologists to reconstruct the history of preliterate societies from archaeological evidence, documentary evidence, and oral traditions. The ethnohistory of southeastern United States.
Athena Title:ETHNOHISTORY
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4560/6560. 3 hours.
Course Title:Anthropology of Development
Course
Description:
Relationships among development, culture and environment from the world system perspective. Concepts of dependence, hegemony, inequality, and resistance are brought to bear in exploring interlinkages between (and among) underdevelopment, resource exploitation, and local autonomy and self-reliance.
Athena Title:Anthropology of Development
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 4560I
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4560I. 4 hours.
Course Title:Anthropology of Development with Portuguese Language Emphasis (Portuguese)
Course
Description:
Relationships among development, culture, and environment from the world system perspective. Concepts of dependence, hegemony, inequality, and resistance are brought to bear in exploring interlinkages between (and among) underdevelopment, resource exploitation, and local autonomy and self-reliance.
Athena Title:ANTH DEVELOP PORT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 4560 or ANTH 6560
Nontraditional Format:This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Portuguese Flagship Language Program. Lecture classes will meet at the same time as Anthropology of Development. In this course, students will receive some course material in Portuguese and will be required to prepare their semester project in Portuguese. In addition, students will be required to meet for a 1-hour discussion course that will be taught entirely in Portuguese.
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4570/6570. 3 hours.
Course Title:Maritime Anthropology
Course
Description:
Coastal and marine regions of the world in terms of human occupation, resource utilization, social organization, and human-environmental relationships. Identification of issues in traditional and contemporary management of coastal and marine ecosystems.
Athena Title:MARITIME ANTHRO
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4580/6580-4580L/6580L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Ecology of Food, Diet, and Nutrition
Course
Description:
The impact of cultural behavior on the acquisition, preparation, and consumption of potentially edible natural resources.
Athena Title:ECOL FOOD DIET NUTR
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4590/6590. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ecology and Evolution of Human Disease
Course
Description:
Ecological, evolutionary, and biocultural aspects of human disease. Subjects include the ecology of infectious/parasitic disease pathogens and their human hosts, the evolution of human host-pathogen interactions, the impact of cultural and demographic change in human populations, and the effects of global environmental change on human disease patterns.
Athena Title:ECOL & EVOL HUM DIS
Undergraduate Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or BIOL 1104 or BIOL 1108-1108L
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of Major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4620. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Anthropoogy
Course
Description:
Exploration of different ways in which anthropological expertise may be applied in addressing real-world problems, with a focus on cultural anthropology. Students will be encouraged to identify a problem or opportunity of interest and develop a project to articulate their role therein.
Athena Title:Applied Anthropology
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 1102E or ANTH 2120H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4630/6630. 3-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Field Methods
Course
Description:
Ethnographic research methods and techniques including interviews, surveys, participant-observation, questionnaires, and dealing with human subjects. Supervised research practicing these skills in a field setting.
Athena Title:FIELD METH
Nontraditional Format:This course is taught primarily in the field under supervised research conditions. Contact hours vary, but exceed the minimum.
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RELI(ANTH) 4640/6640. 3 hours.
Course Title:Anthropology of Religion
Course
Description:
Anthropological approaches to the world's major religions as they relate to complex societies.
Athena Title:ANT OF RELIGION
Prerequisite:Junior or senior standing or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GEOL(ANTH) 4700/6700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Archaeological Geology
Course
Description:
Archaeological geology examines the use of earth science methods and theories in the study of archaeological sites and their contents. The four major areas covered include: (1) the archaeological site and geology; (2) age determination techniques; (3) exploration techniques; (4) artifact characterization.
Athena Title:ARCHAEO GEOLOGY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4710/6710-4710L/6710L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Human Origins
Course
Description:
Examination of key questions, concepts, and theories of human evolution. The first part of the course is devoted to how we learn about human evolution. The second part is a survey of the fossil record for human evolution illuminated by key theories and hypotheses.
Athena Title:HUMAN ORIGINS
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4720/6720-4720L/6720L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Forensic Anthropology
Course
Description:
Introduction to an application of physical anthropology focusing on human identification through analysis of bone. Students recognize and identify whole and fragmentary bones and teeth, and determine age, sex, stature, racial traits, disease, and trauma from the skeleton. Case studies, hands-on experience, and report writing are included.
Athena Title:FORENSIC
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or (BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L)
Pre or Corequisite:ANTH 2120H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4730L/6730L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Human Osteology
Course
Description:
Human osteology is the study of our bones. Osteology is relevant to disciplines that depend on detailed knowledge of the human body, e.g., forensic anthropology and paleoanthropology. Students will learn to identify and describe bones and use a comparative approach to understand their function and evolution.
Athena Title:HUMAN OSTEOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 4730 or ANTH 6730
Prerequisite:(ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H) and ANTH 3045L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4740/6740. 3 hours.
Course Title:Primate Ecology and Evolution
Course
Description:
The evolutionary history of the order Primates, a group of mammals that includes humans, apes, monkeys, and prosimians. Through the study of the fossil record, illuminated by the principles of modern evolutionary and ecological theory, we can reconstruct a broad outline of how primates originated and how they have diversified into more than 200 living species.
Athena Title:PRIMATE ECOL EVOL
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FORS(CRSS)(ECOL)(ANTH) 4760. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agroforestry in the Caribbean
Course
Description:
Exploration of the use of trees in subtropical and tropical agriculture systems. Study of design components and agroforestry practices of Caribbean production systems with consideration of social, economic, and environmental variables.
Athena Title:AGROFORESTRY CARIB
Nontraditional Format:Field-based course for Maymester term with the major portion of learning occuring in field activities (experiential learning). Periodic field trips will take students to visit sites that represent the instructional material.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(GEOG) 4770E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Digital Dimensions of Archaeology
Course
Description:
Exploration of digital/internet issues related to archaeology, geography, and the digital humanities, e.g., who owns the past, and how do we disseminate (or withhold) information about our shared national and global heritage?
Athena Title:Digital Dimensions of Arch
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. Activities will consist of chat, blogs, discussion forums, email, journaling, blogging, wikis, and web posting.
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H or GEOG 1101 or GEOG 2010H-2010D
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4790/6790. 3 hours.
Course Title:Human Adaptation
Course
Description:
Examination of the scientific principles of human adaptation through intersection impacts of physical, social, and cultural stressors on human variation.
Athena Title:HUMAN ADAPTATION
Undergraduate Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 and permission of major
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4800/6800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Anthropological Approaches to Human Sexuality
Course
Description:
Survey of contemporary understanding of human sexual behavior from diverse anthropological perspectives, including ethnography, primatology, and evolutionary biology.
Athena Title:HUMAN SEXUALITY
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4820/6820. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cultural Resource Management
Course
Description:
Provides an academic context for a very practical subfield within archaeology. Students will be introduced to the practice of cultural resource management (CRM) in North America and a broader global context.
Athena Title:Cultural Resource Management
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4850. 3 hours.
Course Title:Archaeology and Society
Course
Description:
Archaeology and society are intertwined both locally and globally. This course explores these connections and considers the role the past plays in the present. Main themes are archaeology in the popular imagination; role of archaeological heritage/investigation in contemporary society; and influence of social, political and economic forces on archaeological practice.
Athena Title:ARCH AND SOCIETY
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LING(ANTH) 4860/6860. 3 hours.
Course Title:Sociolinguistics
Course
Description:
The study of language as a cultural and social phenomenon. Topics include language and meaning, language and world view, language and social behavior, and language and social issues.
Athena Title:SOCIOLINGUISTICS
Prerequisite:LING 2100 or ENGL(LING) 3030 or ANTH(LING) 3080 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4900/6900. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Anthropology
Course
Description:
Current topics in anthropology.
Athena Title:SPEC TOPICS-ANTHRO
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4910. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:Senior Seminar in Anthropology
Course
Description:
Reading and discussion of contemporary issues in anthropology intended to enhance knowledge and appreciation of the field, in preparation for entry into a graduate program or career for majors in their senior year.
Athena Title:SENIOR SEMINAR ANT
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CRSS(HORT)(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG) 4930/6930. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agroecology of Tropical America
Course
Description:
Crops and cropping systems in tropical America; influences of geography, climate, and socioeconomic factors, as well as the impact of agriculture, on the ecosystems of the region.
Athena Title:AGROECOLOGY TROP AM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4950. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Individual Special Topics in Anthropology
Course
Description:
Semi-independent study including reading and discussions of current developments in anthropology carried out as a contract between an individual student and an appropriate instructor.
Athena Title:INDIV TOPICS ANT
Nontraditional Format:Professor and student will meet as needed.
Prerequisite:ANTH 1102 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4960H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects with faculty direction.
Athena Title:DIRECT READ OR PROJ
Nontraditional Format:Professor and student will meet as needed.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4970H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects with faculty direction.
Athena Title:DIRECT READ OR PROJ
Nontraditional Format:Professor and student will meet as needed.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4980H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects with faculty direction.
Athena Title:DIRECT READ OR PROJ
Nontraditional Format:Professor and student will meet as needed.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 4990H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
Individual research in the field of his/her major or in a closely related field.
Athena Title:HONORS THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Professor and student meet as needed.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RLST(NRRT)(ANTH) 5400/7400-5400L/7400L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Parks and Ecotourism Management
Course
Description:
An introduction to the sustainable planning, development, and management of parks, protected areas and ecotourism, worldwide. Classroom lectures will be combined with a field trip, guest speakers, and a group case study to examine six key components of sustainable protected areas and ecotourism management.
Athena Title:PARK AND ECOTOURISM
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 5400/7400-5400L/7400L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECOL(FORS)(ANTH) 6140. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Conservation Ecology and Sustainable Development II
Course
Description:
Social science dimensions of conservation and sustainable development; social, economic, and political considerations in managing natural resources; policy-level aspects to project implementation.
Athena Title:CONSERV SUS DEV II
Prerequisite:ECOL 6080
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SOCI(ANTH) 6450. 3 hours.
Course Title:Sociopolitical Ecology
Course
Description:
The relationship between humans and the environment; ecological and social theories about environmental policies and problems.
Athena Title:SOCIOPOL ECOLOGY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 6490. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Ecological Anthropology
Course
Description:
Human-environment interaction in anthropological perspective from the eighteenth century to the present.
Athena Title:FOUND ECOL ANTH
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 6520. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Anthropological Theory
Course
Description:
The development of anthropological theory.
Athena Title:HIST ANTH THEORY
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 6600. 1 hour.
Course Title:Microcomputers for Anthropological Research
Course
Description:
Microcomputer hardware and software packages for anthropological research. These include word processing, data management programs, and packages designed specifically for anthropology.
Athena Title:MICROCOMP ANTH RSCH
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 6620. 3 hours.
Course Title:Methods in Sociocultural Anthropology
Course
Description:
Research methods and techniques used in sociocultural anthropology, with emphasis on ethnographic field research, including observation, participant observation, interviewing, questionnaires, testing, and mapping. Methods of data organization, storage, retrieval, and preliminary analyses.
Athena Title:MTHDS SOC-CULTR ANT
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 6920. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Archaeology
Course
Description:
Fundamental issues in modern archaeology.
Athena Title:ADV ARCHAEOLOGY
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 6950. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Cultural Anthropology
Course
Description:
Cultural and social anthropology.
Athena Title:ADV CULTURAL ANTHRO
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 7000. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Master's Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ANTH 7000E. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Master's Research
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 7000
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ANTH 7001. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Archaeological Resource Management
Course
Description:
Issues in today's world of private and public archaeology, including legal and regulatory matters, professional standards and codes of ethics, professionalism, business models (private practice and corporate archaeology), governmental and regulatory archaeology, the RFP, and the proposal/bid process.
Athena Title:PRINCIPLES OF ARM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 7002. 3 hours.
Course Title:Practicum in Archaeological Field Research and Report Writing
Course
Description:
How to initiate archaeological research in the context of Archaeological Resource Management, and how to create a successful report. Students will become acquainted with all steps in the process through hands-on accomplishment of each task. The course trains project managers for actual ARM projects with firms in the United States.
Athena Title:ARCH RSCH & REPORTS
Prerequisite:ANTH 7001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EFND(ANTH) 7150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Anthropology of Education
Course
Description:
Cultural aspects of educational processes, institutions, and issues in societies around the world organized around comparative analysis. Topics include education as cultural process and social function, as sociocultural structure, as cultural transaction, and as cultural product.
Athena Title:ANTHROPOLOGY OF EDU
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 7300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Master's Thesis
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ANTH 7300E. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Master's Thesis
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 7300
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8000E. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Anthropology
Course
Description:
Intensive study on an individual basis in the field of the graduate student's major interest.
Athena Title:Special Topics in Anthropology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 8000
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8000. 1-15 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Anthropology
Course
Description:
Intensive study on an individual basis in the field of the graduate student's major interest.
Athena Title:Special Topics in Anthropology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH 8000E
Nontraditional Format:Faculty and student will meet regularly to develop and discuss topic.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8040. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Anthropology
Course
Description:
Selected topics in Anthropology.
Athena Title:SEMINAR ANTHRO
Nontraditional Format:Number of contact hours depends upon number of credit hours.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8050. 1-15 hours. Repeatable for maximum 30 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Anthropology
Course
Description:
Intensive readings and discussion course for students who are developing advanced expertise in a topic related to their research.
Athena Title:Advanced Topics Anthropology
Nontraditional Format:This course is designed for doctoral students who have completed their required course work. May involve meetings with their major professor and advisory committee, intensive readings, and advanced writing on selected topics.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Primate and Human Ecology
Course
Description:
Interrelationships among biology, social organization, cultural diversity, and the physical environment. Emphasis is placed on the ecology of human and primate societies that affect and constrain biocultural adaptation.
Athena Title:PRIM & HUMAN ECOL
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8100. 1-15 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Independent Research in Anthropology
Course
Description:
Independent pre-dissertation research and professional activities. This course may include regular meetings with the faculty supervisor to discuss independent research progress, intensive writing, or developing language or methodological skills that are not available in an existing graduate course.
Athena Title:Independent Research in Anthro
Nontraditional Format:Faculty and student will meet regularly to develop research and discuss progress on research
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ECOL(ANTH) 8110. 2 hours.
Course Title:Tropical Ecological and Cultural Systems
Course
Description:
Characteristics of tropical ecosystems, tropical biological communities, and human cultures in the tropics; how they differ from those in the temperate zone, and the implications for conservation and development.
Athena Title:TRPIC ECL CLTRL SYS
Prerequisite:ECOL(FORS)(ANTH) 6140
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8160. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Health and Human Adaptation
Course
Description:
Exploration of a different topic within health and human adaptation each time that it is offered, according to instructor and student interest. Topics may include food and nutrition, human variability, or ecology of child health. Students will read and discuss original source material.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN HEALTH:
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8200. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Archaeology
Course
Description:
Areas of special interest in the field of archaeology. Topics to be selected according to need.
Athena Title:SEMINAR ARCHAEOLOGY
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MARS(ANTH) 8210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Topics in Coastal Marine Policy
Course
Description:
Coastal marine policy approached from scientific, legal, and anthropological perspectives. This interdisciplinary course provides a general background in coastal policy, and uses a case study approach to examine current topics in marine resource management. Topics include: coastal zone management, coastal groundwater supply, coastal fisheries, development in the coastal zone.
Athena Title:COAST MARINE POLICY
Prerequisite:ECOL(BIOL) 3500-3500L or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8300. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar: Topics in Economic Anthropology
Course
Description:
Exploration of a different topic within economic anthropology each time that it is offered, according to instructor and student interest. Topics may include anthropological applications of judgment and decision-making, game theory, political economy, poverty, and wealth. Students will read and discuss original source material.
Athena Title:TOPICS ECON ANTH
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8310. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics Seminar in Evolution and Human Behavior
Course
Description:
Exploration of a different topic within evolutionary studies of human behavior each time that it is offered, according to instructor and student interest. Topics may include cooperation, cultural evolution, foraging theory, perception and cognition, social learning, or reproductive decisions. Students will read and discuss original source material.
Athena Title:SEM EVOL HUM BEH
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Human Population Ecology
Course
Description:
Theoretical population ecology applied to human populations. Biocultural aspects and multiplicity of causality in discussion/assessment of topics such as: human demography and population regulation; disease ecology and epidemiology in human populations; interrelationships of human nutrition, social inequity, resource exploitation, and population mobility/migration/spatial organization.
Athena Title:HUMAN POPUL ECOL
Prerequisite:ANTH 6490 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Comparative Human Ecological Systems
Course
Description:
Critical examination of concepts relevant to an ecological analysis of the formation, maintenance, and change of human social groups, considering in turn cultural, biocultural, structural, and neo-Marxist perspectives.
Athena Title:COMP HUM ECO SYS
Prerequisite:ANTH 6490 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8420. 3 hours.
Course Title:Human Ecosystem Evolution
Course
Description:
Evolutionary perspectives on the cultural and biocultural mediation of human-environment relations from the Plio-Pleistocene to the recent past, analyzed in terms of human ecosystem structures and functions, including cybernetics and flows of energy/matter and information; persistence and change as evolutionary and ecological concepts.
Athena Title:HUMAN ECOSYS EVOLU
Prerequisite:ANTH 6490 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(GEOG)(SOCI) 8430. 3 hours.
Course Title:Community-Engaged Research (Praxis)
Course
Description:
Exploration of the history of engaged forms of research in the social and behavioral sciences. Graduate students will become familiar with different engagement paradigms or models, reflect on each with respect to wider critiques of engagement, and explore how to navigate the complexities involved in community engagement. Students will also examine similarities and differences in how engaged research is practiced across the social sciences.
Athena Title:Engaged Research (Praxis)
Prerequisite:ANTH 6520 or SOCI 6220 or SOCI 6010 or GEOG 4810/6810 or GEOG 8910
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8500. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Ecological Anthropology
Course
Description:
Topics in human environmental and ecological systems, including factors that contribute to emergence and maintenance of those systems.
Athena Title:SEM ECOL ANTH
Prerequisite:ANTH 6490 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8520. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cultural Dimensions of Biodiversity
Course
Description:
Exploration of the key concepts in the human dimension of biodiversity conservation and analysis of the complementarity between generic and cultural variability. This seminar will expose students to current scientific, legal, and ethical debates and promising methodologies relevant to the problem. Ethnographic fieldwork will occur in Georgia's homegardens, farms, markets, restaurants, and agricultural research stations to map out the interface between culture and biodiversity.
Athena Title:CUL DIMEN BIODIVERS
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8530. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ethnoecology
Course
Description:
Review of the basic concepts and methods of ethnoecology, assessments of current developments in the field, particularly aspects related to variation, change and practice, and analysis of their relevance to issues of resource allocation and use.
Athena Title:ETHNOECOLOGY
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8540. 3 hours.
Course Title:Conservation and Community
Course
Description:
Contemporary conservation is characterized by an ongoing debate about the merits of top-down vs. bottom-up approaches in the effort to achieve balance between effectiveness, equity, and justice. This course examines a series of issues related to the anthropological study of conservation through attention to specific case studies.
Athena Title:CONS COMM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(ICON) 8560. 3 hours.
Course Title:Conservation and Development Practice
Course
Description:
This course aims to equip graduate students with the necessary concepts and skills to be effective problem solvers, whether as project managers, members of implementation teams or researchers within wider partnerships. Acquired skills will be equally relevant to development and conservation applications and to different sub-themes therein.
Athena Title:CONS & DEV PRACTICE
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8590. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ecology of Health Research
Course
Description:
Anthropological contributions to understanding health and disease within a human ecological framework.
Athena Title:ECL HEALTH RSCH
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8610. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Field Methods in Ecological Anthropology
Course
Description:
Methods of anthropological research in field settings on environmental and ecological questions and problems, including ethnography, surveys, and formal measurement of resources.
Athena Title:Field Methods Ecological Anthr
Nontraditional Format:Since research projects are supervised in a field setting, the amount of contact hours varies. Contact hours exceed the minimum.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8610E. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Field Methods in Ecological Anthropology
Course
Description:
Methods of anthropological research in field settings on environmental and ecological questions and problems, including ethnography, surveys, and formal measurement of resources.
Athena Title:Field Methods Ecological Anthr
Nontraditional Format:Since research projects are supervised in a field setting, the amount of contact hours varies. Contact hours exceed the minimum.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8620. 3 hours.
Course Title:Anthropological Data Analysis
Course
Description:
Procedures and techniques of analysis on anthropological data, including microcomputer software data analysis packages, with focus on issues in qualitative research, including text analysis, pattern recognition, matrix displays, and data graphics, and on issues in quantitative research, including hypothesis and model testing.
Athena Title:ANTH DATA ANALYSIS
Prerequisite:ANTH 6610
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 8630. 3 hours.
Course Title:Anthropological Research Design and Proposal Development
Course
Description:
Finding and formulating an anthropological research idea and translating it into a convincing plan for research. Students will develop their own research ideas, discuss evolving research designs in class each week, and prepare an effective proposal.
Athena Title:ANTHRO RSRCH DESIGN
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(LING) 8880. 3 hours.
Course Title:Field Methods in Linguistics
Course
Description:
The techniques of recording and analyzing a foreign language by working directly with a native speaker.
Athena Title:LINGUISTICS METHODS
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH 9000. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ANTH 9005. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:DOC GRAD STU SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ANTH 9300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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