Spring 2018

112: Special Topics in Biological Anthropology

Instructor: Louise Corron

Term: Spring 2018

Time: M, W 10:00am - 11:29am

Varying topics covering current discoveries, research, theories, fieldwork, etc., in biological anthropology. Topics vary with instructor.

Requirements Class Fulfills:

  • Meets Biological Science, L&S Breadth

024: 002 Freshman Seminar

Instructor: Junko Habu

Term: Spring 2018

Time: M 10:00am - 10:59am

The Freshman Seminar Program has been designed to provide new students with the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member in a small seminar setting. Freshman seminars are offered in all campus departments, and topics may vary from department to department and semester to semester.

024: 001 Freshman Seminars

Instructor: Rosemary Joyce

Term: Spring 2018

Time: W 12:00pm - 12:59pm

The Freshman Seminar Program has been designed to provide new students with the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member in a small seminar setting. Freshman seminars are offered in all campus departments, and topics may vary from department to department and semester to semester. 

001: Introduction to Biological Anthropology

Instructor: Terrance Deacon

Term: Spring 2018

Time: Tu, Th 11:00am - 12:29pm

An introduction to human evolution. Physical and behavioral adaptations of humans and their prehistoric and living relatives. Issues in evolutionary theory, molecular evolution, primate behavior, interpretation of fossils. Prehistoric activities, racial differences, genetic components of behavior are defined and evaluated.

Requirements Class Fulfills:

002: Introduction to Archaeological Anthropology

Instuctor: Christine Hastorf

Term: Spring 2018

Time: M, W, F 10:00am - 10:59am

Prehistory and cultural growth. Introduction to the methods, goals, and theoretical concepts of archaeology with attention to the impact archaeology has had on the construction of the histories of diverse communities - Native Americans, Hispanics, and Euro-Americans. It fulfills the requirements for 2.

Requirements Class Fulfills:

003: Introduction to Social/Cultural Anthropology

Instructor: Lawrence Cohen

Term: Spring 2018

Time: Tu, Th 2:00pm - 3:29pm

The structure and dynamics of human cultures and social institutions from a comparative perspective with special attention to American cultures and their roots. Case studies will illustrate the principles presented in the course. 

Requirements Class Fulfills:

  • Meets Social & Behavioral Sciences, L&S Breadth
  • American Cultures Requirement