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T ANTH 101 Introduction to Anthropology (5) SSc
Introduction to the subfields of archaeology, biocultural anthropology, and sociocultural anthropology through the examination of selected problems in human physical, cultural, and social evolution. Not recommended for students who have had other courses in anthropology, archaeology, or biocultural anthropology.
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T ANTH 201 Principles of Biological Anthropology (5) NSc
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.
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T ANTH 354 History of the Concept of Culture (5) SSc
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.
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T ANTH 365 North American Indian Traditions (5) SSc
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.
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T ANTH 453 Health, Illness, and Culture (5) SSc
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.
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T ANTH 454 Seminar on Health and Culture (5) SSc
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).
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T ANTH 480 Linguistics Method and Theory (5) A&H/SSc
Examines major linguistics theories in phonology, syntax and semantics, linguistics analysis and argumentation.
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