ANTH 4900

Primate Conservation
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Credit Hours:
3

Methods of archaeometric analysis including chronometric and instrumental techniques. Absolute age dating and characterization of archaeological materials by physico-chemical analysis.

Prerequisites:
ANTH 1102
Semester Offered:
Fall
Level:

ANTH 4085

Conservation on a Changing Planet
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Credit Hours:
3

This course explores the challenges of conservation on a damaged planet from an interdisciplinary range of perspectives. If focuses on the social and ecological dimensions of conservation across multiple scales and contexts.

M/W/F 12:20-1:10pm

Prerequisites:
ANTH 1102
Semester Offered:
Fall
Level:

ANTH 6490

Foundations of Ecological Anthropology
Credit Hours:
3

Human-environment interaction in anthropological perspective from the eighteenth century to the present.

Prerequisites:
Permission of Major
Semester Offered:
Fall
Level:

ANTH 4075/6075 Economic Anthropology

Economic Anthropology
Credit Hours:
3

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.

Prerequisites:
ANTH 1102 or permission of department
Semester Offered:
Fall

ANTH 4015/6015

Landscapes and Memories
Credit Hours:
3

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.”

Prerequisites:
ANTH 1102
Semester Offered:
Fall

ANTH 4050/6050 Rethinking Humanity: A History of Cultural Anthropology

Rethinking Humanity: A History of Cultural Anthropology
Credit Hours:
3

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.

Prerequisites:
ANTH 1102 or permission of major
Semester Offered:
Fall

ANTH 4340/6340

Archaeometry
Credit Hours:
3

Methods of archaeometric analysis including chronometric and instrumental techniques. Absolute age dating and characterization of archaeological materials by physico-chemical analysis.

Prerequisites:
ANTH 1102
Semester Offered:
Fall