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Professor: Robin Smith

Assistant professor: William Smith



A community of scholars committed to teaching, learning, research and service toward a scientific understanding of human behavior and cultural diversity.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the interrelationship of the four subdisciplines of anthropology that support a holistic understanding of the human condition across cultures and through time.
  2. Apply problem-solving anthropological investigative approaches to advance understanding of culture.
  3. Develop the ability to critically examine and understand human behavior and cultural diversity in their own and other societies.

Anthropology major (64 credits)

ANTH 213 Language and Culture (4)

ANTH 214 Physical Anthropology (4)

ANTH 215 Archaeology (4)

ANTH 216 Cultural Anthropology (4)

ANTH 324 Anthropological Theory (4)

ANTH 325 Ethnographic Methods (4)

ANTH 410 Research Design (4)

ANTH 411 Fieldwork (4)

ANTH 412 Senior Project (4)

Choose one additional methods course: (4)

ANTH 326 Ethnographic Writing

ANTH 350 Research Methods in Archaeology

ANTH 352 Laboratory Methods in Archaeology

ANTH 360 Museum Studies

Choose one additional theory course: (4)

ANTH 311 Human Evolution

ANTH 480 History and Theory of Archaeology


Choose five topical or regional courses: (20)

ANTH 310 World Prehistory

ANTH 313 North American Prehistory

ANTH 314 Evolution of Human Societies

ANTH 315 South American Prehistory

ANTH 316 Circumpolar Peoples

ANTH 326 Ethnographic Writing

ANTH 330 Contemporary Chicano/a/Latino/a Culture

ANTH 332 Latin America

ANTH 340 Mothers and Daughters

ANTH 358 Tribal Art of the US and Canada

ANTH 370 Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective

ANTH 375 Women Anthropologist

ANTH 380 Africa

ANTH 384 Modernization

ANTH 386 Anthropology of Islam

ANTH 388 Transnational Migration

ANTH 390 Pastoral Nomads

ANTH 392 Applied Anthropology

ANTH 394 Childhood in Cross-Cultural Perspective

ANTH 396 Environmental Anthropology

ANTH 461 Urban Anthropology

ANTH 475 Anthropological Approaches to Law

ANTH 476 Religion and Ritual

ANTH 482 Historical Archaeology

ANTH 494 Northwest Indian Cultures

ANTH 496 The Indian in American Culture

Anthropology minor (28 credits)

A 28-hour minor program may be planned with the help of an adviser.



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