Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH 5300 Cultural Resource Management

[3 credit hours]

Course explores the history, theory, and contemporary issues behind the historic preservation movement and emergence of Cultural Resource Management in the United States; topics engaged include legislation, federal and state programs, the national register, regional planning, and research orientations.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

ANTH 5450 Exploring the City

[3 credit hours]

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to life in cities around the world, with emphasis on the ethnographic exploration of how power, cultural difference, and social inequality in cities are produced and experienced.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

ANTH 5530 Qualitative Approaches in Social Science Research

[3 credit hours]

This course examines qualitative methods used in social science research. Focusing on ethnographic and qualitative methods, the course provides students the skills necessary to design and conduct qualitative research studies.

Term Offered: Spring

ANTH 5560 Fieldwork In Anthropology

[1-6 credit hours]

Consists of field work involving the student in meaningful research problems at the community level. Introduces the student to the methods and problems of participant research.

ANTH 5740 Nutritional Anthropo-Logy

[3 credit hours]

An examination of the historical, social, political and economic factors that influence the production, distribution and consumption of food and the effects on world health and development.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

ANTH 5760 Medical Anthropology

[3 credit hours]

An examination of the biocultural nature of health and illness.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

ANTH 5860 The Irish-American Experience

[3 credit hours]

A survey of the sociohistorical and cultural factors related to the immigration and adaptation of the Irish in America.

ANTH 5920 Directed Readings In Anthropology

[1-3 credit hours]

Designed for those wishing to continue course work in greater depth or seeking contact with unlisted subject areas. Written proposal and consent required.

ANTH 5980 Problems In Anthropology

[3 credit hours]

Courses on varied anthropological specialties. May be repeated in different specialty areas such as religion, ethnohistory, ethnic conflict and area courses.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

ANTH 6990 Independent Research In Anthropology

[1-3 credit hours]

Supervised independent research in anthropology.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall