ANTH110
Introduction to Anthropology

Description: Introduction to the study of society and culture, integrating the four major subfields of anthropology: archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, and physical anthropology.

This course is a prerequisite for: ANTH 341; ANTH 385

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Additional Anthropology Course
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 6 Social Science

ANTH111
Academic Success and Decision Making in a Globalized WorldCrosslisted with GLST 111, GEOG 111

Pass/No Pass only.

Description: Course focused on student success, academic planning, and career development for all majors in Anthropology, Geography and Global Studies.

This course is a prerequisite for: GLST 311, ANTH 311, GEOG 311

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Pass No Pass
Groups:Introductory

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

ANTH130
Anthropology of the Great Plains

Description: An introductory survey of the peoples and cultures who have lived in the Great Plains. It assumes no detailed knowledge of anthropological concepts and methods. North American and Euroamerican Plains life-styles from the prehistoric past, early historic, and modern periods. Emphasis on the ways different people used and adapted to the Plains. Common themes and artifacts of Plains people given special treatment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:CAS Diversity in the US Additional Anthropology Course
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

ANTH142
Basics of Biological Anthropology

Description: Interpret, analyze, infer processes of human and non-human primate biological change from genetics to morphology through time.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH170
Introduction to Great Plains StudiesCrosslisted with GEOG 170, GPSP 170, NRES 170, SOCI 170

Description: Interdisciplinary study of the natural environment, social environment, human heritage, arts and humanities of the Great Plains.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH189H
University Honors Seminar

Prerequisites: Good standing in University Honors Program or by invitation.

Description: Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Groups:Additional Anthropology Course
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ANTH192
Special Topics in Anthropology

Description: Introduction to a wide range of topics in Anthropology.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Introductory

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ANTH212
Introduction to Cultural AnthropologyCrosslisted with ETHN 212

Description: Introduction to ethnology and its subfields. Standard topics, problems, and theories considered in ethnology, social anthropology, culture and personality, and applied anthropology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Introductory
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

ANTH213
Education and MigrationCrosslisted with TEAC 213

A required, introductory, pre-professional course for teaching endorsement in English as a Second Language.

Description: Introduction to research in education about migratory, displaced, immigrant, and refugee populations in the United States and elsewhere in the world; Examination of the intersection of migration, education, family, youth cultures, language use, pedagogy, literacies, policy, and transnationalism as key concepts for the 'glocal' activities in which human beings participate in everyday life.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3-4

ACE:

ANTH214
Food and CultureCrosslisted with GLST 214, MODL 214

Description: Fosters understanding of the relationship between food and culture. Uses food as a lens to explore general topic areas such as identity, gender, language, family, nutrition, and health.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology CAS Diversity in the US
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ANTH215
Anthropology of Death

Description: Past and present survey of human beliefs and practices related to death.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Additional Anthropology Course
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

ANTH232
Introduction to Archaeology

Description: Introduction to what archaeologists do and what they have learned about humans in the past. Emphasis on methods archaeologists use to study the past and traces the record of human developments up to the rise of cities.

This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 314, CLAS 314; AHIS 316, CLAS 316; ANTH 304

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Introductory
ACE Outcomes: ACE 4 Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 4 Science

ANTH237
Ancient MesoamericaCrosslisted with ETHN 237, LAMS 237

Description: Ancient civilizations of Mexico and Central America including the Ancient Maya, Aztecs, and Toltecs. Anthropological theories and methods dealing with archaeological data about urbanism, architecture, art, human-environment interaction, etc. in ancient Mesoamerica.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ANTH242
Introduction to Biological Anthropology

Prerequisites: Must enroll in both ANTH 242 (lecture) and ANTH 242L (lab)

Description: Biological anthropology is the study of human and non human primate biological evolution and biocultural variation. This includes genetics, mechanisms of change, growth and development, primate ecology, and the fossil record.

This course is a prerequisite for: ANTH 341; ANTH 385

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Introductory
ACE Outcomes: ACE 4 Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 4 Science

ANTH242L
Introduction to Biological Anthropology Laboratory

Prerequisites: Must enroll in both ANTH 242 (lecture) and ANTH 242L (lab)

Description: Laboratory exercises and analyses that complement material covered in ANTH 242.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Introductory

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

ANTH243
Bodies of Evidence: Basics in Forensic Anthropology

Description: Basic principles of forensic anthropology, including osteology, development of a biological profile, decomposition, trauma and forensic archaeology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH252
World Archaeology, Global HeritageCrosslisted with CLAS 252

Description: Introduction to complex societies around the world and the role of archaeological heritage in contemporary debates.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Archaeology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ANTH260
Pandemics from Past to Present

Description: Explores the emergence and persistence of ancient and newly emergent infectious diseases by focusing on the intersection of cultural, historical, ecological, and political factors related to the transmission and experience of infectious disease.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

ANTH261
Conflict and Conflict ResolutionCrosslisted with POLS 261, SOCI 261

Description: Introduction to the study of the biological, economic, political-historical, and cultural bases of war and group conflict.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:International Relations&Compar

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH265
Global Health

Description: Explores some of the historical, biological, economic, medical, and social issues surrounding globalization and health consequences.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ANTH278
Introduction to Digital HumanitiesCrosslisted with ENGL 278, CLAS 278, HIST 278, MODL 278

Requires contributing to an ongoing web-based project.

Description: Practical and theoretical introduction to the concepts, tools, and techniques of digital humanities. Electronic research, text encoding, text processing, and collaborative research.

This course is a prerequisite for: ENGL 375; ENGL 378, HIST 378; ENGL 379

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

ANTH292
Special Topics in Anthropology

Description: Examination of current topic from an anthropological perspective.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ANTH297
Fieldwork

Prerequisites: Permission.

Only 3 credit hours will count towards the Anthropology major.

Description: By participation in research projects students learn basic field techniques and the relationship between research design and execution.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Laboratory and Field Training

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ANTH298
Undergraduate Research

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Research experience with or under direction of a faculty member.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:12
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ANTH304
Archaeological Collections and Collections Management

Prerequisites: ANTH 232

Description: Overview of theory, method, and practice related to archaeological collections management and other post-fieldwork activities.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Archaeology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

ANTH311
Seminar in Launching Academic and Professional CareersCrosslisted with GLST 311, GEOG 311

Prerequisites: ANTH/GEOG/GLST 111

Pass/No Pass (PNP)

Description: Online seminar focused on academic and career development for Anthropology, Geography and Global Studies majors.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Pass No Pass

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

ANTH337
Archaeology of the American Southwest

Description: Advanced survey of past and present indigenous cultures of the American Southwest.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Archaeology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

ANTH341
Primate Behavior and Ecology

Prerequisites: ANTH 110 or ANTH 242

Description: Physical and behavioral diversity of primates through the evolutionary framework.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Biological Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH344
Human OsteologyCrosslisted with ANTH 844

Description: Study of human osteology including histology, pathology, biomechanics and taphonomy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH351
Exploring Cross Cultural DiversitiesCrosslisted with ETHN 351

Description: Introduction to the ethnography of a specific region of the world, outlining the history and current lifeways of various peoples of the of the region. Regional areas of focus could include: Africa, East Asia, the US, Middle East and North Africa, as well as Indigenous peoples of Latin America, Indigenous peoples of the Great Plains, Indigenous peoples of North America.

This course is a prerequisite for: ANTH 451, ANTH 851, ETHN 451

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH352
Indigenous Peoples of the Great PlainsCrosslisted with ETHN 352

Prerequisites: 3 hrs ANTH.

Description: Overview of the pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial experiences of indigenous peoples of the Great Plains region in North America.

This course is a prerequisite for: ANTH 451, ANTH 851, ETHN 451

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

ANTH353
Anthropology of War

Description: Causes, conduct, and consequences of socially organized aggression and combat; an evolutionary survey of "warfare" as conducted by insects, nonhuman primates, and human societies from simple hunting and gathering bands to modern states; anthropological, sociological, psychological, and evolutionary biological theories of the causes of warfare; the relationship between warfare and demography, disease, ideology, colonialism, technology, economy and child rearing; and the nature of societies with no record of war and the mechanisms utilized by warlike societies to create peace. Warfare in different times, places, and levels of social complexity.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH385
Human Origins

Prerequisites: ANTH 110 or ANTH 242 or permission of the instructor

Description: Explores the evolutionary history of humans and our close relatives.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH386
Digital Heritage Tools

Description: Introduction to concept of heritage, digital heritage applications, and hands-on experience in creating digital heritage products using desktop and mobile devices.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ANTH389
GIS in Archaeology

Description: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in archaeology and anthropology; lecture provides fundamental spatial concepts and a computer lab teaches skills on data acquisition, data integration, spatial analysis, and digital cartography.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH392
Special Topics in Anthropology

Description: Advanced exploration of current topics from an anthropological perspective.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ANTH395
InternshipCrosslisted with GLST 395, GEOG 395

Prerequisites: Permission

Pass/No Pass only.

Description: Experiential learning opportunity related to a discipline within the School of Global Integrated Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Pass No Pass

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ANTH396
Independent Study in Anthropology

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent reading or research under direction of a faculty member.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Integrative Courses, Research

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

ANTH406
Visualizing the Ancient CityCrosslisted with AHIS 406, AHIS 806, ANTH 806, CLAS 406, CLAS 806

Prerequisites: Junior standing

Recommend some background knowledge of ancient art, history, or languages, a general background course such as AHIS 101, ANTH 252, CLAS 209/CLAS 210, or any of the courses listed in the Archaeology or Digital Humanities minors. Computer/design skills welcome but not necessary.

Description: A new approach to looking at the history and development of ancient cities, combining history and archaeology with digital methods, in particular 3D modeling.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH410
Gender: An Anthropological PerspectiveCrosslisted with ANTH 810, WMNS 410, WMNS 810

Prerequisites: 6 hrs ANTH

Description: Theoretical approaches to gender. Emphasis is placed on cross-cultural differences in gender socialization of as it pertains to sexual behavior, power within domestic and public spheres, and the impact of gender on individual aspirations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH411
Visual AnthropologyCrosslisted with ANTH 811

Prerequisites: 9 hours ANTH including ANTH 212; Junior standing

Graded Only

Description: Critically assess and understand basic theories of image usage, meaning making, and style. Covers evolution of photography, ethical usage and consent, ethnographic and documentary films, photo falsification.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Groups:Cultural Anthropology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

ANTH412
Family, Marriage, and KinshipCrosslisted with ANTH 812

Prerequisites: ANTH 212

Description: Cross-cultural variation in family, marriage, and kinship and theories that account for variation in these fundamental areas of social life.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:CAS Diversity in the US Cultural Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH416
Digital AnthropologiesCrosslisted with ANTH 816

Prerequisites: 12 hours of anthropology or graduate student standing

Description: Survey of digital methods and emergent technologies in Anthropology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH417
History of Anthropological TheoryCrosslisted with ANTH 817

Prerequisites: 9 hrs ANTH.

Description: Origins and developments of anthropological theory, method, and thought. Historical growth of the discipline and schools of thought from The Enlightenment through The Contemporary Period.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH418
Ethnology and MuseumsCrosslisted with ANTH 818

Prerequisites: 6 hours of anthropology including ANTH 212

Description: Explores historical and contemporary aspects of the missions, ethical and political issues concerning exhibits and collections held by museums.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH422
Medical AnthropologyCrosslisted with ANTH 822

Description: Focuses on theoretical and applied significance of health related practices in local and cross-cultural contexts. Cultural constructions of disease, intervention and treatment strategies explored historically and contemporarily.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Biological Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH429A
Food Security: A Global PerspectiveCrosslisted with ANTH 829A, AGRO 429A, AGRO 829A, HORT 429A, HORT 829A, NRES 429A, NRES 829A, NUTR 429A, NUTR 829A

Prerequisites: Junior standing

Description: Overview of the technical and sociocultural dimensions of global food insecurity.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH430
Nutritional AnthropologyCrosslisted with ANTH 830, NUTR 430, NUTR 830

Prerequisites: ANTH 242 or equivalent.

Description: Anthropological approaches to the study of nutrition. Background to nutrition science; bio-cultural aspects of obesity, fertility, lactose intolerance, and infant feeding practices; biological differences in nutritional requirements, fertility, and mortality; interpretation of nutritional deficiencies in skeletal remains; reconstructing prehistoric diets from archaeological evidence; and evaluation of relationships between dietary patterns and dental remains in fossil record.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Biological Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH431
Historical Archaeology: Current TopicsCrosslisted with ANTH 831

Description: Development of Historical Archaeology and current research in the field.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH432
History and Theory of ArchaeologyCrosslisted with ANTH 832

Prerequisites: 9 hrs ANTH

Description: Current concepts and theories used in archaeology to interpret the archaeological record.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Archaeology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH433
North American ArchaeologyCrosslisted with ANTH 833

Prerequisites: 9 hrs ANTH including ANTH 232

Description: An areal survey of North American archaeology, methodology, history, and current trends of research. North American prehistory from earliest occupations to The Contact Period.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Archaeology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

ANTH434
Introduction to Great Plains ArchaeologyCrosslisted with ANTH 834

Prerequisites: 9 hrs ANTH including ANTH 232.

Description: Introduction to the history of archaeological research, taxonomic issues, cultural sequences, and current research topics within the Great Plains area of North America.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Archaeology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH435
Heritage Resource Protection and ManagementCrosslisted with ANTH 835

Prerequisites: ANTH 232

Description: Explores the nature and purpose of historic preservation as it pertains to resource management and archaeological research. Legislation that forms the basis for: cultural resource management principles; integration of state programs; and archaeological contractors; within the overall framework of land modification planning.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Archaeology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH436
The Ancient MayaCrosslisted with ANTH 836, LAMS 436

Description: Introduction to the prehistory of the Maya region and its periphery. Features of the Ancient Maya political, economic, religious, gender and material structures. Main substantive, theoretical and political debates in Mesoamerican scholarship. Interdisciplinary research and the types of methods used to create knowledge about Maya civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Archaeology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH438
Archaeologies of EuropeCrosslisted with ANTH 838, CLAS 438, CLAS 838

Description: Survey of the material remains of Europe and of the various approaches to the study of the European past.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Archaeology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH442
Human VariationCrosslisted with ANTH 842

Description: Biological variation of modern humas worldwide through time and space. Standard measurements of phenotypic, e.g. elementary anthropometry. Biological adaptation to environment using recent theoretical perspectives.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Biological Anthropology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ANTH443
Dental AnthropologyCrosslisted with ANTH 843

Description: Cranio-facial anatomy, development and morphology as well as forensic uses of dentition.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH448
Human Growth and DevelopmentCrosslisted with ANTH 848, BIOS 448, BIOS 848

Prerequisites: ANTH 242 and 242L, or BIOS 101 and 101L.

Description: Biological diversity from an evolutionary perspective. The history of the study of human physical growth and biological principles of growth. Genetic, epigenetic and hormonal effects on human and other mammal growth patterns, and environmental factors that influence growth. Effects of nutrition, disease, socio-economic status, pollution, etc. Unique features of human growth in its various stages. How anthropologists interpret variation in growth patterns among human populations and the possible adaptive significance of this variation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Biological Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH451
Contemporary Issues of Indigenous Peoples in North AmericaCrosslisted with ANTH 851, ETHN 451

Prerequisites: ANTH 351 or 352.

Description: Political, economic, and social issues concerning indigenous peoples in North America.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

ANTH455
Forensic Archaeology: Clandenstine Burials, Mass Graves, and Human RightsCrosslisted with ANTH 855

Graded Only

Description: Introduction to the archaeological methods and theories used to assist in the medico-legal investigation of forensics and criminal behavior as well as international humanitarian forensics and international crimes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL
Groups:Biological Anthropology Archaeology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH456
Forensic Taphonomy: an Anthropological ApproachCrosslisted with ANTH 856

Prerequisites: ANTH 243

Graded only

Description: Investigating and interpreting forensic casework in terms of large-scale mass disaster sites, including mass graves to surface scatter of human remains because of animal scavenging and geological processes (such as gravity, water, physical/chemical weathering).

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SPRING
Groups:Additional Anthropology Course Archaeology Biological Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH461
Geospatial Approaches in Digital Humanities and Social SciencesCrosslisted with ANTH 861, CLAS 461, CLAS 861, GEOG 461, GEOG 861, HIST 461, HIST 861

Description: Study of geographic concepts and critical analysis of applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in humanities and social sciences and application of geospatial tools for humanities and social science research; learn how to collect, manage, analyze, and visualize spatial data for real-world projects

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH462
Forensic AnthropologyCrosslisted with ANTH 862

Prerequisites: ANTH 344/844 or parallel

Description: Human skeletal identification and trauma analysis as a model for understanding the applied field of forensic anthropology. Focuses on the wider scope of human skeletal biology dealing with problems of medico-legal significance, primarily in the determination of personal identity and cause of death from skeletonized human remains, as well as both interpretation and analysis of biological data toward this aim.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL
Groups:Biological Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH463
Museum Exhibit DesignCrosslisted with ANTH 863

Description: Develop a museum exhibit to professional standards and participate in the process from conception through installation and ribbon-cutting. Study copy writing, object conservation, 3D model-building, graphic design, prototype development, exhibit construction techniques, and formative assessment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SPRING
Groups:Additional Anthropology Course

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH467
Gender and Material CultureCrosslisted with TMFD 477, TMFD 877, WMNS 477, WMNS 877, ANTH 867

Prerequisites: Junior Standing; 3 hours in any of the following areas: ANTH, SOCI, HIST, AHIS, TMFD or WMNS.

Description: In depth analysis of the relationship between material culture and gender roles, categories, and performances. Engages with theoretical frameworks for material culture and gender, as well as topics such as the body, clothing, the built environment, technology and media.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH471
Digital Humanities PracticumCrosslisted with ENGL 472, ENGL 872, HIST 472, HIST 872, ANTH 871, MODL 472, MODL 872

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Provide students with real, in-depth experience in collaboratively creating digital humanities projects. Guided by faculty with expertise in a broad range of digital humanities methods and resources, students work in teams to tackle challenges proposed by UNL researchers and/or local and regional humanities organizations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Digital Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH472
Belief Systems: Animism to ZombiesCrosslisted with ANTH 872

Description: Explores the diversity of beliefs and rituals surrounding the mysteries of birth, life, death and beyond.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH473
Ecological AnthropologyCrosslisted with ANTH 873, NRES 873

Description: Human adaptive systems and their ecological contexts. The dynamic inter-relationships between subsistence, technology, social behavior, human demography, and ecological variability.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology CAS Diversity in the US

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH474
Development in Theory and PracticeCrosslisted with ANTH 874, GLST 474, HRHA 474

Prerequisites: Sophomore status

Description: Efforts by academic scholarship and experts in the field to influence the process of development and socioeconomic change in the modern world.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

ANTH475
Experimental ArchaeologyCrosslisted with ANTH 875

Prerequisites: ANTH 232

Description: Explores the scientific manner in which archaeologists use controlled experiments to better understand life in the past.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Archaeology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH476
Human Rights, Environment, and DevelopmentCrosslisted with ANTH 876, ENVR 476, GLST 476, HRHA 476

Prerequisites: Sophomore status

Description: Various perspectives on the intersection of human rights, development, and the environment in a global perspective.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH477
Hunters-GatherersCrosslisted with ANTH 877

Prerequisites: 9 hrs ANTH including ANTH 212.

Description: Survey of hunter-gatherer society and its ecological and social adaptations. Hunters-gatherers and their important role in human history and evolution.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Cultural Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH478

Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission

Topical seminar required for all Latin American Studies majors.

Description: An interdisciplinary analysis of topical issues in Latin American Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:International Relations&Compar Integrative Courses, Research Lat Am,Asian,Mid East,Afr Hist Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH479
Pro-seminar in International Relations ICrosslisted with ECON 466, POLS 466, POLS 866, AECN 467, ANTH 879, ECON 866, GEOG 448, GEOG 848, HIST 479, HIST 879, SOCI 466, SOCI 866

Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission.

Open to students with an interest in international relations.

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography Comp Intrntnl & Reg Develpmnt Variable group based on topic Integrative Courses, Research International Relations&Compar

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH481
Landscape ArchaeologyCrosslisted with ANTH 881

Description: Survey of theory, method, and practice in describing and interpreting archaeological landscapes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH482
Field Methods in EthnographyCrosslisted with ANTH 882

Prerequisites: ANTH 212

Description: Introduction to practical and theoretical issues involved in designing and undertaking qualitative field research.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Integrative Courses, Research

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH484
Data Analytics in AnthropologyCrosslisted with ANTH 884

Prerequisites: 6 hrs ANTH

Description: Collection, management, visualization, and analysis of quantitative anthropological data. Exploratory and confirmatory data analysis. Data analytics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Laboratory and Field Training
ACE Outcomes: ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

ANTH485
Anthropology CapstoneCrosslisted with ANTH 885

Prerequisites: ANTH major or minor; junior or senior standing.

Description: A semester project that integrates and applies theories, concepts, and processes learned throughout the anthropology major.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Integrative Courses, Research

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH487
Analysis of Archaeological MaterialsCrosslisted with ANTH 887

Prerequisites: ANTH 232

May be repeated. Topics vary by semester.

Description: Survey of vocabulary, techniques, and ideas needed to research major materials found in archaeological sites.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:9
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Archaeology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH487A
Analysis of Archaeological Materials - CeramicsCrosslisted with ANTH 887A

Prerequisites: ANTH 232

May be repeated. Topics vary by semester.

Description: Survey of vocabulary, techniques, and ideas needed to research major materials found in archaeological sites.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:9
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH487B
Analysis of Archaeological Materials - LithicsCrosslisted with ANTH 887B

Prerequisites: ANTH 232

May be repeated. Topics vary by semester.

Description: Survey of vocabulary, techniques, and ideas needed to research major materials found in archaeological sites.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:9
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH487D
Analysis of Archaeological Materials - ArchaeofaunaCrosslisted with ANTH 887D

Prerequisites: ANTH 232

May be repeated. Topics vary by semester.

Description: Survey of vocabulary, techniques, and ideas needed to research major materials found in archaeological sites.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:9
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH487E
Analysis of Archaeological Materials - Historic Material CultureCrosslisted with ANTH 887E

Prerequisites: ANTH 232

May be repeated. Topics vary by semester.

Description: Survey of vocabulary, techniques, and ideas needed to research major materials found in archaeological sites.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:9
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ANTH488
Contemporary Issues in AnthropologyCrosslisted with ANTH 888

Prerequisites: 9 hrs of anthropology beyond ANTH 110.

Description: Recent issues and topics in the field of anthropology, including the subfields of cultural, biological, and archaeological anthropology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Integrative Courses, Research
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

ANTH491A
Special TopicsCrosslisted with JOMC 491, JOMC 891, ANTH 891A

12 hours max special topics hours at all levels (100, 200, 300, 400) per degree. May be repeated up to three times so long as the topics are different.

Description: Topics vary each term.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:12
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

ANTH492
Special Topics in AnthropologyCrosslisted with ANTH 892

Description: Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Laboratory and Field Training

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ANTH493
Seminar in Anthropology

Prerequisites: ANTH major or minor; junior or senior standing.

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

ANTH496
Independent Study in AnthropologyCrosslisted with ANTH 896

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent reading or research under direction by a faculty.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

ANTH497
Advanced FieldworkCrosslisted with ANTH 897

Prerequisites: Permission.

Only 3 hours may count toward the major.

Description: Further practical experience in field research.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ANTH498
ResearchCrosslisted with ANTH 898

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent research under direction of a faculty member.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Integrative Courses, Research

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ANTH499
Undergraduate Thesis

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent research leading to a thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Integrative Courses, Research

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

ANTH499H
Honors Undergraduate Thesis

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent research leading to a thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Integrative Courses, Research

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE: