Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021


ANTH 4000 Physical Anthropology

Prerequisite: ANTH 1102. The study of humans as biological organisms. Topics include: genetics, speciation, adaptation, evolutionary theory, primatology, paleopathology, modern human variation, and others.


ANTH 4100 Violence, Culture & Hmn Rights

A study of the multidimensional nature of human rights in a global perspective. We will study the unfolding relationship between human rights and culture; rights as a source of conflict; rights during war and peace; and contemporary concerns about the application of human rights in contexts of terrorism, torture, and massive population movements.


ANTH 4940 Independent Study

Prerequisite: Approval of the department chair. Investigation of a topic of special interest, with reports to the instructor.


ANTH 4950 Special Topics

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Consideration of topics in which courses are not otherwise offered, but for which there is a current need. This course is repeatable for credit.


Cross Listed Courses

GEOG 4950

ANTH 4960 Internship and/or Cooperative

Prerequisite: ANTH 1102 or ANTH 1104 and permission of instructor. An individually designed off-campus course involving supervised study, research and/or work in a government agency or business organization, or practical field experience in a supervised anthropology, archaeology, laboratory, or museum setting.


ANTH 4980 Study Abroad

See the International Studies section of the catalog for details. This course is repeatable for credit.