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ANTH 199 - General Anthropology Elective (3).

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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ANTH 201 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3).
Description: An exploration of cultures throughout the world stressing variability in family, political and economic patterns, religion and world view. Notes: Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Social Science

ANTH 201H - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3).
Description: An exploration of cultures throughout the world stressing variability in family, political and economic patterns, religion and world view. Prerequisite(s): Honors eligibility required.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 202 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology (4:3:3).
Description: A study of the evolutionary history of humans. The course examines the anatomy, behavior and ecology of fossil and living primates and the extent of modern human diversity. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered in spring.
4.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

Sociology & Anthropology Department

Course Attributes:
Natural Science - Life

ANTH 203 - Introduction to Language and Culture (3).
Description: A study of the cultural and social dimensions of language and how language usage varies from culture to culture and context to context.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Social Science

ANTH 220 - Introduction to Archaeology (3).
Description: This course will touch upon a broad range of archaeological theory, archaeological and earth science techniques used in the field, and the analysis of archaeological materials. It will examine the history of archaeology while integrating scientific analysis with socio-cultural interpretation in topics including site exploration techniques, dating methods in archeology, archaeological sites and environments, artifact analysis, material technology and reconstruction, bioarchaeology and the historical development of archaeological science as applied to geological materials. This course is a lecture based course with little to no archeological field experience provided. Notes: Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

Course Attributes:
Natural Science - Earth

ANTH 220H - Introduction to Archaeology (3).

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 299 - General Anthropology Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 301 - Cross-Cultural Perspective of Human Experience (3).
Description: A comparative study of the human experiences of kinship, symbolism, conflict and consensus, production and exchange. An advanced cultural anthropology course. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: ANTH 201.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 302 - Anthropological Theory (3).
Description: Survey of the masters of anthropological/sociological thought with emphasis upon contributions to contemporary socio-cultural theory. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: SOCL 101 or 201 or ANTH 201 with a C or better. Open only to sociology major/minors and anthropology minors. Cross-listed with SOCL 302.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

ANTH 321 - Cultures of Latin America (3).
Description: A study of selected contemporary peoples of Latin America in the context of present social, political and economic changes. Special attention is given to the problems of peasantry. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: ANTH 201.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 321H - Cultures of Latin America (3).

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 322 - Ancient Civilizations of the Americas (3).
Description: A survey of the ancient Indian civilizations of the Americas, including prehistory and social, political, and religious beliefs. Will trace the effects of contact with European civilizations. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: ANTH 201.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 324 - Amerindian Warfare and Ritual Violence (3).
Description: This course explores the various theories seeking to explain why native peoples of the Americas engaged in Warfare and Ritual Violence. The ethical ramifications stemming from the reporting of such activities will also be addressed. Prerequisites: ANTH 201.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 326 - Native Peoples & Environment (3).
Description: To examine the relationship that pre and post contact native peoples had/have with their local environments. Special emphasis will be placed on analyzing the sustainability of indigenous natural resource use and on the role native peoples play(ed) in the creation and maintenance of anthropogenic environments. The ethical ramifications of reporting instances of environmental degradation caused indigenous peoples will be addressed. Prerequisites: ANTH 201 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 340A - CCE Internship program (1).
Description: Provides on-the-job training in a professional field related to a student's major or career interests. Notes: For Anthropology minors and Sociology Majors only. Courses may be repeated for credit; however, a maximum of 3 hours may be applied toward a minor in Anthropology or major in Sociology. A grade of S or U is recorded. Prerequisites: Overall GPA 2.5 and minimum of 24 earned undergraduate semester hours. An Internship Learning Contract (distributed by the Career & Civil Engagement office) must be approved by Department Chair and submitted to the Center for Career & Engagement prior to enrollment.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Practicum/Cooperative edu

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 340B - CCE Internship program (2).
Description: Provides on-the-job training in a professional field related to a student's major or career interests. Notes: For Anthropology minors and Sociology Majors only. Courses may be repeated for credit; however, a maximum of 3 hours may be applied toward a minor in Anthropology or major in Sociology. A grade of S or U is recorded. Prerequisites: Overall GPA 2.5 and minimum of 24 earned undergraduate semester hours. An Internship Learning Contract (distributed by the Career & Civil Engagement office) must be approved by Department Chair and submitted to the Center for Career & Engagement prior to enrollment.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Practicum/Cooperative edu

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 340C - CCE Internship program (3).
Description: Provides on-the-job training in a professional field related to a student's major or career interests. Notes: For Anthropology minors and Sociology Majors only. Courses may be repeated for credit; however, a maximum of 3 hours may be applied toward a minor in Anthropology or major in Sociology. A grade of S or U is recorded. Prerequisites: Overall GPA 2.5 and minimum of 24 earned undergraduate semester hours. An Internship Learning Contract (distributed by the Career & Civil Engagement office) must be approved by Department Chair and submitted to the Center for Career & Engagement prior to enrollment.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Practicum/Cooperative edu

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ANTH 341 - Fieldwork in Cultural Anthropology (3).
Description: An experience in learning how to do research in cultural anthropology. Students learn research techniques, do fieldwork, and analyze and interpret the results. Notes: Intensive Writing course. Offered at variable times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

ANTH 345 - Field Work in Archaeology (3:2:2).
Description: The course will cover site identification and preparation, artifact documentation and preservation, and site restoration. It will include field and laboratory components. Notes: Lab fee: $25. Offered at variable times. Prerequisites: ANTH 201 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

Course Attributes:
Natural Science - Earth

ANTH 345H - Field Work in Archaeology (3:2:2).
Description: The course will cover site identification and preparation, artifact documentation and preservation, and site restoration. It will include field and laboratory components. Notes: Lab fee: $25. Offered at variable times. Prerequisites: ANTH 220.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 350 - Special Topics in Anthropology (3).
Description: In-depth consideration of a specific topic of particular concern in anthropology. Course will be offered under various topics, such as witchcraft and healing, and conflict resolution. It may be repeated under different topics. Notes: Offered at variable times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 350H - Special Topics in Anthropology (3)

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 351 - Cross-Cultural Topics (3).
Description: In-depth consideration of a specific topic of particular concern in anthropology. The topics offered will be cross-cultural and international in scope. The course may be repeated under different topics. Notes: Offered at variable times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 399 - General Anthropology Elective (3).

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 401 - Independent Study in Anthropology (3).
Description: This course is designed to allow students to study a topic of Anthropology in greater depth than allowed in the traditional classroom. Students will construct a formal syllabus with the supervising instructor. The syllabus must be approved by the Department Chair of Sociology and Anthropology prior to enrollment. Notes: Offered in fall, spring, summer. Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor and the Chair of Sociology and Anthropology is required.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 463 - Practicum in Anthropology (1).
Description: Application of anthropology principles in a work/applied setting. A candidate will complete an intern contract with faculty advisor and professional supervisor. Notes: Anthropology minors may receive credit for either ANTH 463-464 or ANTH 340, but not both towards the anthropology minor. Sociology majors are limited to a total of three hours in ANTH 463-464, ANTH 340, SOCL463-464 or SOCL 340. A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: For anthropology minors and sociology majors with a concentration anthropology only; prior approval by the Department Chair of Sociology and Anthropology required. Overall GPA of 2.3 and a minimum of 9 earned undergraduate semester hours in anthropology.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Practicum/Cooperative edu

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 464 - Practicum in Anthropology (2).
Description: Application of anthropology principles in a work/applied setting. A candidate will complete an intern contract with faculty advisor and professional supervisor. Notes: Anthropology minors may receive credit for either ANTH 463-464 or ANTH 340, but not both towards the anthropology minor. Sociology majors are limited to a total of three hours in ANTH 463-464, ANTH 340, SOCL463-464 or SOCL 340. A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: For anthropology minors and sociology majors with a concentration anthropology only; prior approval by the Department Chair of Sociology and Anthropology required. Overall GPA of 2.3 and a minimum of 9 earned undergraduate semester hours in anthropology.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Practicum/Cooperative edu

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 471 - Undergraduate Research in Anthropology (1).
Description: The course will allow students to further develop research, writing and presentation skills through faculty mentoring. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Prior approval by an assigned faculty member and Department Chair of Sociology and Anthropology.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 472 - Undergraduate Research in Anthropology (2).
Description: The course will allow students to further develop research, writing and presentation skills through faculty mentoring. It is a direct effort to support the undergraduate research initiative at Winthrop University. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Prior approval by an assigned faculty member and Department Chair of Sociology and Anthropology.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 499 - General Anthropology Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 503A - Service-Learning in Anthropology (1).
Description: A themed service-learning course that will address a current social issue in society from anthropological perspective. The course will include both significant classroom and placement components. Notes: Sociology majors, sociology minors and anthropology minors may not have more than 7 hours count towards the major or minor from SOCL 463-464, SOCL503A-B, SOCL 507A-B, SOCL 340, ANTH 463-464, ANTH 503A-B, and ANTH 340. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: ANTH201. Permission of Instructor and Chair of Sociology and Anthropology is required.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 503B - Service-Learning in Anthropology (3).
Description: A themed service-learning course that will address a current social issue in society from anthropological perspective. The course will include both significant classroom and placement components. Notes: Sociology majors, sociology minors and anthropology minors may not have more than 7 hours count towards the major or minor from SOCL 463-464, SOCL503A-B, SOCL507A-B, SOCL 340, ANTH 463-464, ANTH 503A-B, and ANTH 340. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: ANTH201. Permission of Instructor and Chair of Sociology and Anthropology is required.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 540 - Human Ecology (3:3:0).
Description: A study of humans' relationship to the environment in the past, present, and future. This course explores the biological and cultural adaptations that have allowed humans to occupy a wide range of diverse habitats. Notes: Cross listed with BIOL 540. Offered in fall of even years. Prerequisites: ANTH 201 or 202; or BIOL 203/204; or consent of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 550 - Special Topics in Anthropology (3).
Description: An in-depth consideration of a specific topic of concern in anthropology. The course may be offered under various topics. It may be repeated for credit under different topics. Prerequisite: ANTH201 or permission of the instructor. Notes: Offered on demand.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department

ANTH 599 - General Anthropology Elective (3).

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Sociology & Anthropology Department


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