Anthropology (ANT)

ANT 101. Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is designed to present the principles, theories, data and methods used by anthropologists and archaeologists in their attempts to study human evolutionary development. Generally speaking, three broad topics are covered the mechanisms of evolution, human prehistory, and the fossil evidence of Homo Sapiens and ancestral forms.
Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency.

ANT 102. Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (MOTR ANTH 201). 3 Credit Hours.

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology introduces students to the diversity of human culture and the idea of humans as creators of culture and society. This course uses the concepts and theories of cultural anthropologists to examine and analyze societies of various degrees of complexity. The topics covered in this course include, but are not limited to, the creation of culture, cultural change, and economic, social, political, religious, and family systems as they appear in a variety of societies.
Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency.