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Anthropology (ANT)

ANT 101  (3 credit hours)  
Introduction to Anthropology  

Introduces the student to the study of human cultures, past and present. Offers a comprehensive introduction to anthropology, emphasizing the concepts and methods of the major sub-fields i.e., cultural, biological, archaeology, and linguistics. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: SB - Social Behavior Science
Components: LEC: Lecture
ANT 130  (3 credit hours)  
Introduction to Comparative Religion  

Introduces students to a comparative analysis of world religions, emphasizing beliefs, rituals, artistic expressions, and cultural and social organization. Includes both Eastern and Western religions. (Same as REL 130). Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities, SB - Social Behavior Science
Components: LEC: Lecture
ANT 160  (3 credit hours)  
Cultural Diversity in the Modern World  

Introduces the student to the diversity of human cultural experience in the contemporary world. Focuses on gaining an appreciation for the common humanity and uniqueness of all cultures; creating sensitivity toward stereotypes and ethnocentrism, and understanding the distinctions between 'race', ethnicity and racism. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, SB - Social Behavior Science
Components: LEC: Lecture
ANT 220  (3 credit hours)  
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology  

Examines variations in beliefs, behaviors, and institutions of different peoples. Acquaints the student with knowledge of how anthropological concepts and knowledge are used to understand and appreciate cultural diversity. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ACT, COMPASS, or ASSET scores for college level reading OR completion of developmental reading courses.
Attributes: Cultural Studies, SB - Social Behavior Science
Components: LEC: Lecture
ANT 221  (3 credit hours)  
Native People of North America  

Surveys the aboriginal Native American cultures of North American, and of the impact of four centuries of British, French, Spanish and Russian contact on the Indian communities. Consider the status of Native Americans in present-day North America. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, SB - Social Behavior Science
Components: LEC: Lecture
ANT 223  (3 credit hours)  
Culture Change and Globalization  

Introduces the historical development of anthropology, its role in colonialism and globalization, and types of cultural change processes. Includes discussions of how human societies have struggled for political and economic identity in a post-colonial world and for cultural survival and self-determination. Lecture: 3.0 credit hours (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ACT, COMPASS, or ASSET scores for college level reading or completion of developmental reading courses.
Attributes: SB - Social Behavior Science
Components: LEC: Lecture
ANT 230  (3 credit hours)  
Introduction to Physical Anthropology  

Explores the ways in which biology, the environment and culture come together to form the human condition. Acquaints the student with topics including human genetics, human evolution, primate behavior, contemporary human variation and applied biological anthropology. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: SN - Science
Components: LEC: Lecture
ANT 231  (1 credit hours)  
Biological Anthropology Laboratory  

Emphasizes basic laboratory studies in identifying principles of the evolution, ecology, and morphology of hominins and primates. Laboratory: 1 credit (30 contact hours).

Pre- or co-requisite: ANT 230.
Components: LAB: Laboratory
ANT 235  (3 credit hours)  
Food and Culture  

Examines the way values and behaviors related to food production and consumption are shaped by the physical and cultural environment. Draws data from non-Western and Western cultures. Discusses implications of cultural factors for contemporary issues in nutrition. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours)

Pre-requisite: ACT, COMPASS, or ASSET scores for college level reading OR completion of developmental reading courses.
Attributes: Cultural Studies, SB - Social Behavior Science
Components: LEC: Lecture
ANT 240  (3 credit hours)  
Introduction to Archaeology  

Introduces the theories, techniques, and strategies used by archaeologists to recover and interpret information about past cultures. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours)

Attributes: Cultural Studies, SB - Social Behavior Science
Components: LEC: Lecture
ANT 241  (3 credit hours)  
Origins of Old World Civilization  

Surveys cultural developments in the Old World from the earliest times to the beginning stages of civilization. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours)

Attributes: Cultural Studies, SB - Social Behavior Science
Components: LEC: Lecture
ANT 242  (3 credit hours)  
Origins of New World Civilization  

Surveys the origin and growth of prehistoric Native American cultures as revealed by archaeological data. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, SB - Social Behavior Science
Components: LEC: Lecture