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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits3
Lecture
Spring
Fall
ANTHRO-100

Varieties of World Culture

The variety of ways of life that exist in the world and the concepts of culture, cultural relativity, and ethnocentrism. Representative case studies of world cultures are considered.

  • Gen Ed: World Culture,Social Sciences 1
Credits3
Lecture
ANTHRO-214

Introduction to Physical Anthropology

Anthropological approaches to understanding human evolution and biological variation in human populations including evolutionary theory, primate studies, fossil evidence, and genetics. Special topics on race, gender, nutrition and health.

  • Gen Ed: Social Sciences 2
Credits3
Lecture
ANTHRO-215

Introduction to Prehistoric Archaeology

Human biological and cultural evolution, with special emphasis on prehistoric archaeology and prehistoric ecology. Offered in two versions: classroom, and field (normally for the summer). Both may be taken for credit.

  • Gen Ed: Social Sciences 2
Credits1-4
Field EXP
ANTHRO-299

Travel Course

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable

Travel courses are conducted to various parts of the world and are led by one or more faculty members. May be repeated to different locations.

Prerequisites
P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.
  • Gen Ed: World Culture
  • Travel Course
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits3
Lecture
Fall
ANTHRO-304

Family, Kin, and Community

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis

A cross-cultural comparison of the form and function of such social institutions as marriage and the family; age, sex and kin groups; task groups; caste and class.

Prerequisites
P: jr st.
  • Gen Ed: World Culture,Social Sciences 2
Credits3
Lecture
Spring
Even Only
ANTHRO-306

Food, Subsistence and Globalization

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis

How traditional foodways and subsistence methods from hunting-gathering to family farming are changing in response to globalization; the political economy of food and food justice movements.

Prerequisites
P: Anthro 100.
  • Gen Ed: World Culture
Credits3
Lecture
Fall
ANTHRO-320

Myth, Ritual, Symbol and Religion

Mythology, ritual, and symbolism in the belief systems of a variety of cultures around the world; a survey of anthropological theory relating to belief systems.

  • Gen Ed: World Culture,Social Sciences 2
Credits3
Lecture
Spring
ANTHRO-340

Medical Anthropology

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis

Considers illness and curing in cultural and political economic contexts with specific attention to applying knowledge to health care delivery across cultural boundaries within and outside of the United States.

Prerequisites
P: Anthro 100.
  • Gen Ed: World Culture,Social Sciences 2
Credits3
Lecture
ANTHRO-342

Human Evolution

Introduction to evolution emphasizing human phylogenetic history. Includes survey of primate diversity, examination of extinct human species, and discussion of the ecological context of human evolution.

Prerequisites
P: Hum Biol 102 with at least a C grade OR Hum Biol 204 with at least a C grade OR Biology 202 with at least a C grade and Biology 203 with at least a C grade.
    Credits1-4
    Field EXP
    Spring
    Fall
    ANTHRO-370

    Internship in Museum Anthropology

    Cooperative program with the Neville Public Museum. Students negotiate a specific anthropologically related task to be carried out at the museum under staff supervision and seek approval of a UW-Green Bay anthropology faculty sponsor.

    Prerequisites
    P: so st and Anthro 100.
    • Course is repeatable to 4 credits.
    Credits1-12
    Field EXP
    Spring
    Fall
    ANTHRO-497

    Internship

    Supervised practical experience in an organization or activity appropriate to a student's career and educational interests. Internships are supervised by faculty members and require periodic student/faculty meetings.

    Prerequisites
    P: so st; and Anthro 100, 210 or 215.
    • Course is repeatable for credit.
    Credits1-4
    IND Study
    Spring
    Fall
    ANTHRO-498

    Independent Study

    Independent study is offered on an individual basis at the student's request and consists of a program of learning activities planned in consultation with a faculty member. A student wishing to study or conduct research in an area not represented in available scheduled courses should develop a preliminary proposal and seek the sponsorship of a faculty member. The student's advisor can direct him or her to instructors with appropriate interests. A written report or equivalent is required for evaluation, and a short title describing the program must be sent early inthe semester to the registrar for entry on the student's transcript.

    Prerequisites
    P: fr or so st with cum gpa > or = 2.50; or jr or sr st with cum gpa > or = 2.00.
    • Course is repeatable for credit.
    Credits1-6
    Field EXP
    ANTHRO-499

    Travel Course

    • Pre-Requisites
    • General Education
    • Travel Course
    • Repeatable

    Travel courses are conducted to various parts of the world and are led by one or more faculty members. May be repeated to different locations.

    Prerequisites
    P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.
    • Gen Ed: World Culture
    • Travel Course
    • Course is repeatable for credit.