Current Course Offerings

Summer 2022

Introduction to the nature of culture and its influence on human behavior and personality: comparative study of custom, social organization, and processes of change and integration of culture. Corequisite: Drill component.

Instructor: Marion

Honors thesis. Prerequisite: Junior standing  

Instructor: Faculty

Reading course for advanced students with special interests in anthropology.

Instructor: Faculty

Individual research at graduate level on clearly defined problems or problem areas. May be repeated for up to 18 hours of degree credit.

Instructor:  Faculty

Reading course for advanced students with special interests in anthropology. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

Instructor:  Faculty

Master's Thesis. May be repeated for degree credit.

Instructor:  Faculty

Internship. May be repeated for up to 18 hours of degree credit.

Instructor:  Faculty

Doctoral Dissertation. May be repeated for degree credit.

Instructor:  Faculty

 

Fall 2022

Laboratory exercises illustrating concepts of physical anthropology.  Corequisite: ANTH 1013. 

Instructor: Graduate Teaching Assistants

Laboratory exercises illustrating concepts of physical anthropology. Corequisite: ANTH 1013H. This course is equivalent to ANTH 1011L.

Instructor: Graduate Teaching Assistants

An introduction to the field of physical anthropology using human evolution as a unifying concept.  Areas include human genetics, race, speciation, primate evolution, and human variation and adaptation.  Corequisite: ANTH 1011L. 

Instructor: Delezene Villaseñor

An introduction to the field of physical anthropology using human evolution as a unifying concept. Areas include human genetics, race, speciation, primate evolution, and human variation and adaptation. Corequisite: ANTH 1011M. This course is equivalent to ANTH 1013.  

Instructor: Delezene

Introduction to the nature of culture and its influence on human behavior and personality: comparative study of custom, social organization, and processes of change and integration of culture. Corequisite: Drill component.

Instructor: Koziol

Introduction to the nature of culture and its influence on human behavior and personality; comparative study of custom, social organization, and processes of change and integration of culture. This course is equivalent to ANTH 1023.

Instructor: Graduate Teaching Students

Archaeology studies the human past through contextual analysis of artifacts, archaeological sites, and landscapes. This course introduces archaeological methods and theories, significant discoveries and current debates in the discipline. Corequisite: Lab component. 

Instructor: Vining

Laboratory exercises illustrating concepts of human osteology. Corequisite: ANTH 3423.

Instructor: Plavcan

Study of the human skeleton, identification of bones, allometric growth, sexual dimorphism, osteological genetic inheritance and environmental stresses. Lectures and demonstration. Corequisite: ANTH 3421L. 

Instructor: Plavcan

A study of hominid from evolution to the present, including trends in the comparative primate evolution and functional development of human form as a result of cultural and biological interaction.

Instructor: Ungar

An introduction to the methods and theory underlying the full range of geographic information science and collateral areas - including GNSS, remote sensing, cadastral, spatial demographics and others. This course is cross-listed with GEOS 3543.

Instructor: Aly

Covers a special topic or issue. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

Topic Instructor Cross-listed
001 - Indigenous Past of Latin America Stoner -
002 - Evolution of the Human Mating System Plavcan -

Honors thesis. Prerequisite: Junior standing. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

Instructor:  Faculty

Detailed consideration of anthropological theory through study of its historical development. The research paper in this course fulfills the Fulbright College research paper requirement for anthropology majors. Prerequisite: ANTH 1023.

 Instructor: Natarajan

Reading course for advanced students with special interests in anthropology. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit. 

Instructor: Faculty

Research, discussion, and projects focusing on a variety of topics. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

Topic Instructor Cross-listed
001 - Latin American Encounters Erickson LALS 4003
002 - Pilgrimage and Critical Heritage in Anthropology Erickson ANTH 5903-002
003 - Climate Change: The Human History Vining HNRC 4013H
004 - Statistics in Biological Anthropology Terhune ANTH 5903-004

Individual research at graduate level on clearly defined problems or problem areas. 

Instructor:  Faculty

An interdisciplinary study of the Quaternary Period including dating methods, deposits, soils, climates, tectonics, and human adaptation. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours per week. This course is cross-listed with ENDY 5053 and GEOS 5053.

Instructor: Villaseñor

Review of the nature and history of archeology; recent theories and practical implications and applications of various methods of acquiring, analyzing, and interpreting archeological data.

Instructor: Stoner

Reading course for advanced students with special interests in anthropology. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

Instructor:  Faculty

Research, discussion, and projects focusing on a variety of topics. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

Topic Instructor Cross-listed
001 - Brains, Behavior, Human Evolution Plavcan -
002 - Pilgrimage and Critical Heritage in Anthropology Erickson ANTH 4903-002
004 - Statistics in Biological Anthropology Terhune ANTH 4903-004

Master's Thesis. May be repeated for degree credit.

Instructor:  Faculty

Internship. May be repeated for up to 18 hours of degree credit.

Instructor:  Faculty

Doctoral Dissertation. May be repeated for degree credit.

Instructor:  Faculty