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Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH 432G    Field Course in Archaeology    1-9 Hours (repeatable max of 9 hrs)

Includes archaeological survey, site mapping, artifact recovery, recording, and cataloging. Work is usually conducted on prehistoric Indian sites. The number of credit hours will be determined in consultation with instructor.

Prerequisite(s): ANTH 130 or permission of instructor

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANTH 434G    Graveyard Archeology    3 Hours

Application of archaeological methods in the documentation of historic graveyards, emphasizing legal mandates, formation processes, subsurface prospecting, remote sensing, mapping and headstone recording. Travel to field site required.

Course Fee: $10

Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2018

ANTH 436G    Applied Archaeology    3 Hours

Examines contract archaeology and public archaeology within the context of cultural resource management, emphasizing legal mandates, field methods, public education programs, and ethical considerations.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANTH 448G    Visual Anthropology    3 Hours

This course examines photography and film as tools and products of cross-cultural research with special emphasis on cultural and political biases presented through visual means.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2018

ANTH 449G    Ethnographic Video Production    3 Hours

Video production as a research methodology in anthropology. Practical exercises and collaborative student projects. Students will produce their own short ethnographic videos. Explores practices of representing cultures through video.

Prerequisite(s): ANTH 448G or permission of instructor

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; spring 2017; spring 2018

ANTH 493G    Archaeology Stewardship    3 Hours

Field monitoring of local archaeological sites threatened by cultural and natural formation processes. Travel to field sites required. Note: 6 additional credits in anthropology required.

Prerequisite(s): ANTH 130 or permission of instructor

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANTH 495G    Directed Study    1-4 Hours (repeatable max of 8 hrs)

Available to superior students who wish to conduct individual, intensive reading and research in specific area of anthropology in close cooperation with supervising faculty. Submission of such projects to student sections of regional professional meetings is encouraged. Number of credit hours will be determined in consultation with instructor.

Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor

Recent Term(s) Offered: None