Courses in Anthropology

Introduction to Anthropology

ANTH 100     4.00 Credits
Introduction to Anthropology is a survey course investigating the biological and cultural nature of humans and their past. The course examines our evolutionary beginning and the role culture plays among humans. Examined also is the methods anthropologists use to study the discipline. (Prerequisites: Must have a score of 78 or higher on the Reading portion of the Accuplacer test or completion of READ 0090 with a grade of C or higher) (MNTC 5, 8: History & Social & Behavioral Sciences, Global Perspective)

Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 121     4.00 Credits
This course will take an in-depth look into four different cultures. We will look at cultures from Band, Tribe, Chiefdom and State levels of political-social organization. The theoretical focus of anthropological thought in the class will be include; functionalism, structuralism, configurationism, neo-evolutionism and cultural materialism. (Prerequisites: Must have a score of 78 or higher on the Reading portion of the Accuplacer test or completion of READ 0090 with a grade of C or higher) (MNTC 5, 7: History & Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Diversity)