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                                    ANTHROPOLOGY
Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
ANT 210             General Anthropology                                                           3        0         3
Prerequisites:      None
Corequisites:       None

This course introduces the physical, archaeological, linguistic, and ethnological fields of anthropology. Topics
include human origins, genetic variations, archaeology, linguistics, primatology, and contemporary cultures. Upon
completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the four major fields of anthropology. This
course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement
in social/behavioral sciences. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
ANT 220             Cultural Anthropology                                                          3        0         3
Prerequisites:      None
Corequisites:       None

This course introduces the nature of human culture. Emphasis is placed on cultural theory, methods of fieldwork,
and cross-cultural comparisons in the areas of ethnology, language, and the cultural past. Upon completion, students
should be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic cultural processes and how cultural data are collected and
analyzed. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education
core requirement in social/behavioral sciences.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
ANT 221             Comparative Cultures                                                           3        0         3
Prerequisites:      None
Corequisites:       None

This course provides an ethnographic survey of societies around the world covering their distinctive cultural
characteristics and how these relate to cultural change. Emphasis is placed on the similarities and differences in
social institutions such as family, economics, politics, education, and religion. Upon completion, students should be
able to demonstrate knowledge of a variety of cultural adaptive strategies. This course has been approved to satisfy
the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in social/behavioral sciences.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
ANT 230             Physical Anthropology                                                          3        0         3
Prerequisites:      None
Corequisites:       None

This course introduces the scientific study of human evolution and adaptation. Emphasis is placed on evolutionary
theory, population genetics, biocultural adaptation and human variation, as well as non-human primate evolution,
morphology, and behavior. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the
biological and cultural processes which have resulted in the formation of the human species. This course has been
approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in
social/behavioral sciences.




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Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
ANT 230A            Physical Anthropology Lab                                                       0         2          1
Prerequisites:      None
Corequisites:       ANT 230

This course provides laboratory work that reinforces the material presented in ANT 230. Emphasis is placed on
laboratory exercises which may include fossil identification, genetic analysis, skeletal comparisons, forensics,
computer simulations, and field observations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an
understanding of the analytical skills employed by anthropologists in the study of primate evolution and variation.
This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core
requirement in social/behavioral sciences.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
ANT 240             Archaeology                                                                     3         0          3
Prerequisites:      None
Corequisites:       None

This course introduces the scientific study of the unwritten record of the human past. Emphasis is placed on the
process of human cultural evolution as revealed through archaeological methods of excavation and interpretation.
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of how archaeologists reconstruct the
past and describe the variety of past human cultures. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive
Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in social/behavioral sciences.

Effective Term – Spring 2009 [2009*01]- CRC 09/23/08
ANT 240A             Archaeology Field Lab                                                          0         4          2
Prerequisites:       None
Corequisites:        ANT 240

This course provides practical applications of archaeological methods. Emphasis is placed on basic archaeological
methods and techniques required in site surveys, site classification, excavation, recording, processing, presentation,
chronometry, and analysis of materials. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in applying
archaeological methods and techniques to the excavation of a specific site. This course has been approved to satisfy
the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

Effective Term – Fall 2007 [2007*03] – SBCC 05/18/07
ANT 245              World Prehistory                                                               3         0          3
Prerequisites:       None
Corequisites:        None

This course provides an introduction to the prehistory of the Old and New world. Emphasis is placed on
archaeological evidence from origins of human culture to the beginning of recorded history. Upon completion,
students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the variability of ancient human societies and the development
of agriculture and urbanism. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement
for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


See the SEL and SEM prefixes for generic Selected Topics and Seminar course descriptions.




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