Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018


ANTH 4000 Physical Anthropology

The study of humans as biological organisms. Topics include: genetics, speciation, adaptation, evolutionary theory, primatology, paleopathology, modern human variation, and others. This course is repeatable for credit.


ANTH 4600 Rise & Fall of Civilizations

Pre-requisite: ANTH 1102 or ANTH 1104 or permission of instructor. An advanced course which covers the theories of the rise and fall of civilizations with case studies of ancient civilizations from around the world. (cross-listed with POLS 4600).


Cross Listed Courses

POLS 4600

ANTH 4800 Plants & People of Latin Amer

Prerequisite: ANTH 1102 or BIOL 1100 or BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1120. Critical examination of the role neotropical plant resources have played in the culture, economics, and history of Latin America and the world. This course is repeatable for credit.


Cross Listed Courses

BIOL 4800, IDST 4800

ANTH 4940 Independent Study

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

1 - 4

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.

1 - 6

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.

1 - 9

ANTH 4980 Study Abroad

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

1 - 15