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UW TACOMA
Division of Social and Historical Stdy
ANTHROPOLOGY (TACOMA)

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T ANTH 101 Introduction to Anthropology (5) I&S
MyPlan Course Details: T ANTH 101 (student access only)

T ANTH 201 Principles of Biological Anthropology (5) NW
Evolution and adaptation of the human species. Evidence from fossil record and living populations of monkeys, apes, and humans. Interrelationships between human physical and cultural variation and environment; role of natural selection in shaping our evolutionary past, present, and future.
MyPlan Course Details: T ANTH 201 (student access only)

T ANTH 354 History of the Concept of Culture (5) I&S
Investigates the historical concept of culture, from its origins in the nineteenth-century notions of "race" and "evolution," through its later development in twentieth-century popular and anthropological usages.
MyPlan Course Details: T ANTH 354 (student access only)

T ANTH 365 North American Indian Traditions (5) I&S
Explores major traditional practices developed in Native North America. Focuses on world view, religious expression, the problems of change, and the contemporary viability of core elements associated with these traditions.
MyPlan Course Details: T ANTH 365 (student access only)

T ANTH 453 Health, Illness, and Culture (5) I&S
Explores the meanings of health and illness in contemporary American culture and considers historical, cross-cultural, and literary examples. Studies health, illness, and therapeutic and preventive practices and how they provide crucial insights into aspects of American culture and society.
MyPlan Course Details: T ANTH 453 (student access only)

T ANTH 454 Seminar on Health and Culture (5) I&S Crawford
Historical, anthropological, and sociological approaches to the meaning of health in modern contemporary cultures. Exploration of how the expansion of medical, political, and educative discourses about health and health hazards have shaped consciousness, identity, and social practice. Seminar format (discussion-based class sessions and presentation of library research).
MyPlan Course Details: T ANTH 454 (student access only)

T ANTH 464 NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL AREAS (5, max. 15) I&S
Historical and Indigenous (American Indian, Alaska Native, First Nations,Maori and Aboriginal) approaches to the meaning of health in modern and contemporary cultures. Exploration of how the expansion of political and educative discourses about health and climate change have shaped traditional ways of knowings, identity, and transformative community-based research practices.
MyPlan Course Details: T ANTH 464 (student access only)

T ANTH 480 Linguistics Method and Theory (5) VLPA/I&S
Examines major linguistics theories in phonology, syntax and semantics, linguistics analysis and argumentation.
MyPlan Course Details: T ANTH 480 (student access only)