Anthropology (ANTH)

101 Introduction to Anthropology (3 - Fall & Spring) An overview of anthropology including the four major subdivisions of the discipline: archaeology, linguistics, physical anthropology, and social/cultural anthropology.

201 People and Culture of Asia (3 - Fall) An ethnological study of cultural areas on the Asian continent.

300 Cultural Anthropology (3 - Spring, Even Numbered Years) An examination of theory and method in cultural anthropology as used in the analysis of multicultures. Case studies from different ethnographic settings provide the primary source material. Prereq: ANTH 101, SOC 201, or instructor's approval. (Same as SOC 300)

304 (504) Race, Class, and Power (3 - Spring, Odd Numbered Years) Description of stratification patterns, functions and dysfunctions of such patterns, conflicts generated by race and class, and possible ways of resolving problems associated with race/class differences. Prereq: SOC 201. (Same as SOC 304 /504)

306 (506) Religion and Society (3 - Spring, Even Numbered Years) Interrelationships of society, culture, and religion. Prereq: SOC 201. (Same as SOC 306 /506 and RLST 306)

341 (541) Gender and Society (3 - Fall) An examination of how gender is socially produced, and the implications of gender for individuals, social processes, and social structure. Prereq: SOC 201. (Same as SOC 341/541)

381 (581) Special Topics (3 - Fall) Selected topics of current interest in sociology and/or anthropology. Course may be repeated with different topics. Maximum of six hours of topics/courses can be counted toward the major or minor. (Same as SOC 381/581)

400 Culture and Industry (3 - Spring, Odd Numbered Years) An examination of industrial systems in non-Western societies. Emphasis will be placed upon identifying significant cultural traits and assumptions that operate to distinguish Western and non-Western industry. Prereq: ANTH 101, SOC 201, or instructor's approval. (Same as SOC 400)

404 Social Stratification (3 - Spring, Even Numbered Years) An emphasis is made upon the class system of the United States with some comparisons to stratification systems of other times and societies. Theory and research appropriate to the analysis of structured social inequality are surveyed. Prereq: SOC 201, ANTH 101, or permission of instructor. (Same as SOC 404)

434 (634) Community, Society, and Change (3 - Spring, Odd Numbered Years) Impact of change on community and society, contrast between urban and rural lifestyle, problems and promises of modernization. Prereq: SOC 201. (Same as SOC 434/634)

495 (695) Comparative Family Systems (3 - Spring, Even Numbered Years) An examination of families both cross-culturally and historically. Attention is directed to understanding the variation and similarities in family structures, marital arrangements, premarital relations, gender roles, and socialization. Prereq: SOC 201. (Same as SOC 495 /695)

497 (697) Senior Seminar (3 - Spring) Readings, discussion of problems, and presentation of papers. Prereq: SOC 201. (Same as SOC 497/697)

 



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