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ANT 101 Introduction to Anthropology (3 credits)
Through discussions and films, this course is a voyage to discover: 1) When, where and how humans appeared; 2) How they evolved in their understanding and use of nature to develop a wide diversity of cultures within environmental constraints; and 3) The hundreds of different ways they devised to meet needs for food, sex, courtship, marriage, shelter, communication, tools, childrearing, medical practices, religious beliefs, and social, political, and economic organization.
ANT 108 Global Culture and Local Identity (3 credits)
This course focuses on the strategies of identity formation employed amid the global flows of migration, capital, and information. It analyzes the benefits and risks involved in the increasingly rapid and transitional circulation of culture, products, and ideas in the “developed” and the “developing” world. The course introduces students to major anthropological debate on the politics of identity in the face of globalization. It explores the way people develop identities around the globe at the end of the 20th century.
ANT 395 Independent Study (variable credit)
With the approval of the appropriate faculty member, the department chairperson, and the academic dean, students may select a topic for guided research that is not included in the regular course offerings. The student meets regularly with the faculty member to review progress. A research project or paper must also be submitted.
Note: Some courses may not be offered each semester. Some courses run only once per academic year, or every other academic year. Search the class schedule for current offerings.