ANTH 6900

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.

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

ANTH 4095/6095 Underwater Prehistoric Archaeology

Underwater Archaeology
Credit Hours:
3

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.

Prerequisites:
ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2120H
Semester Offered:
Fall

ANTH 4290/6290

Environmental Archaeology
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Credit Hours:
3

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.

Prerequisites:
ANTH 1102
Semester Offered:
Fall