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Anthropology


2010-2012 Catalog

Anthropology

Faculty
Deborah Augsburger, Assistant Professor, Anthropology

Contributing Faculty and Academic Staff
Karl Bahm, Professor, History
Chip Beal, Assistant Professor, First Nations Studies
Olawole Famule, Assistant Professor, Art
Eri Fujieda, Associate Professor, Sociology
Richard Hudelson, Professor, Philosophy
Gary W. Johnson, Assistant Professor, First Nations Studies
Marshall Johnson, Professor, Sociology
Brett Jones, Assistant Professor, Music
Priscilla Starratt, Professor, History
Pope Wright, Professor, Art

 

Anthropology Minor 

The Anthropology minor is an interdisciplinary inquiry of the nature and meaning of the concept of culture. It is housed in the Department of Social Inquiry and is a component of the Anthropology/Sociology Program. The Anthropology minor supports the liberal arts mission of the university and seeks to help students be life-long learners by applying the skills of reflective judgment and community responsibility. The Anthropology minor is designed to complement a wide array of majors.

Twenty-one credits are required for a minor in Anthropology:

  • Nine of the 21 credits must be at the 300 level or above.
  • Fifteen of the 21 credits must be Anthropology (ANTH). 

Required courses:      
ANTH 101      The Human Experience - 3 credits
ANTH 315      Cultural Anthropology - 3 credits

See specific program course descriptions for information on required or elective courses.

Choose a minimum of nine credits from:
ANTH 301      Study Abroad - 0-6 credits
ANTH 302      Physical Anthropology and Archaeology - 3 credits
ANTH 306      African Archaeology - 3 credits
ANTH 310      Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective - 3 credits
ANTH 320      Environmental Anthropology - 3 credits
ANTH 368      Cultures of Mesoamerica - 3 credits
ANTH 490      Selected Topics in Anthropology - 3 credits
ANTH 499      Independent Study - 1-4 credits

Fill out the remaining credits needed from the following list of electives:

ART 224         Visual Arts in Non-Western Societies - 3 credits
ART 331         Black Art/African Art - 3 credits
FNS 110         Survey of First Nations Culture - 3 credits
FNS 230         First Nations Myths and Legends - 3 credits
FNS 242         First Nations Values and Spiritual Beliefs - 3 credits
FNS 460         Study of First Nations Women - 3 credits
HIST 160        Arab Culture and Society  - 3 credits
HIST 161        African Peoples and Issues  - 3 credits
HIST 219        History of Premodern East Asia - 3 credits
HIST 220        History of Modern East Asia - 3 credits
HIST 240        Africa in Early Times  - 3 credits
HIST 241        Africa in Modern Times - 3 credits
HIST 281        The Muslim World - 3 credits
HIST 403        Voices of African Women - 3 credits
HIST 404        Voices of Arab Women - 3 credits
HIST 406        Voices of East Asian Women - 3 credits
HIST 415        History of Nationalism - 3 credits
MUSI 161       Music and World Culture - 3 credits
PHIL 175        Philosophy of Religion - 3 credits
SPAN 303       Latin American Culture and Civilization - 3 credits
SPAN 315       Voices of Hispanic Women - 3 credits
SOCI 273        Race and Ethnicity - 3 credits
SOCI 300        Chinese Societies - 3 credits
SOCI 450        The Construction of Race and Nationality - 3 credits
SOCI 475        Gender and Globalization in Transnational Asia - 3 credits

 


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