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Grad Catalog 01-03

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and
Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree
Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields
of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of
Graduate Studies
Committees

APPENDIX
Course
Abbreviations

 

    

Anthropology

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Anthropology: ANT

380K. Topics in Archaeological Method and Theory.
A major category of archaeological topics in which the emphasis is on anthropological theory pertinent to archaeological data and its interpretation. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Conference Course.

Topic 6: Ethnohistory and Archaeology.

Topic 7: Systems of Archaeological Classification.

381C. Quechua Language and Society in the Andes I.
Same as Latin American Studies 381C. Beginning spoken Quechua; Quechua folklore. Taught in English. Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 324L (Topic: Quechua Language and Society in the Andes), 351C, 381C, 389 (Topic: Quechua Language and Society in the Andes), Latin American Studies 324L (Topic: Quechua Language and Society in the Andes), 391 (Topic: Quechua Language and Society in the Andes). Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

381D. Quechua Language and Society in the Andes II.
Same as Latin American Studies 381D. Intermediate spoken Quechua; Quechua folklore. Taught in English. Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 324L (Topic: Advanced Quechua Language and Society in the Andes), 351D, 381D, 389 (Topic: Advanced Quechua Language and Society in the Andes), Latin American Studies 324L (Topic: Advanced Quechua Language and Society in the Andes), 391 (Topic: Advanced Quechua Language and Society in the Andes). Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

382N. Geo-Archaeology and Environmental History.
Same as Geography 382K. Long-term ecology as reconstructed from settlement and land-use histories. Empirical case studies in environmental history from the Mediterranean region, the Near East, and Mesoamerica. Applications to degradation, desertification, sustainability, and global change. Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 382N, Geography 356 (Topic: Geo-Archaeology), 356C. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

383M. Topics in Archaeological Techniques and Procedures.
A major category of archaeological topics in which the emphasis is on techniques and procedures pertinent to the analysis of prehistoric data. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Conference Course.

Topic 2: Technological Analysis: Lithics.

Topic 4: Technological Analysis: Ceramics.

Topic 6: Field Projects.

Topic 7: Quantitative Analysis in Archaelogy.

683N. Field Archaeology.
Two hundred forty hours of fieldwork. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

384M. Topics in Regional Archaeology.
Prehistoric cultural developments of a major geographical area; comparative cultural developments in ecologically similar areas. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Conference Course.

Topic 2: South America.

Topic 4: Mesoamerica.
Same as Latin American Studies 391 (Topic 2: Mesoamerica).

Topic 6: The American Southwest.

Topic 8: Texas.

Topic 10: Ethnohistory and Archaeology of the Caribbean.
Same as Latin American Studies 391 (Topic 1: Ethnohistory and Archaeology of the Caribbean).

388. Topics in Physical Anthropology.
Constitutes one of two principal categories of courses in physical anthropology covering substantive studies in primate behavior, primate anatomy and evolution, human evolution, and growth and development. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Conference Course.

Topic 5: Primate Evolution.

Topic 7: Human Evolution.

Topic 8: Primate Anatomy.

Topic 9: Primate Behavior.

Topic 11: Hominid Paleoecology.

Topic 13: Primate Ecology.
An introduction to the biology and ecology of living primates--prosimians, monkeys, apes, and humans.

388K. Topics in General Anthropology.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Conference Course.

Topic 2: Anthropology of Education.
Same as Curriculum and Instruction 380G. A study of social life in contemporary American schools from an anthropological perspective. Additional prerequisite: Twelve semester hours of upper-division education or consent of instructor.

Topic 5: Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Methods.

389. Topics in Unwritten Languages.
Intensive instruction in selected unwritten, usually aboriginal, languages. Three lecture hours and five laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Conference Course.

Topic 2: The Mayan Languages.
Same as Latin American Studies 391 (Topic 4: The Mayan Languages).

389K. Topics in Regional Ethnography.
Anthropological surveys and analyses of societies and cultures of distinctive world areas. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Conference Course.

Topic 10: Indo-European Culture and Religion.

Topic 17: Mexican America.

Topic 19: Race and Ethnicity in American Society.
Same as Latin American Studies 391 (Topic 5: Race and Ethnicity in American Society).

Topic 20: South Asia: History and Ethnography.
Issues in the history and ethnography of the Indian subcontinent. Topics may include class, caste, and ethnicity; communalism and secularism; colonialism and postcolonialism; the state and ethnic violence; anthropology, Indology, and history.

391. Topics in Social Anthropology.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Conference Course.

Topic 2: Social Anthropological Theory.

Topic 3: Native and Reflexive Anthropology.

Topic 4: Cultural Construction of Masculinity.

Topic 5: Symbolic Anthropology.

Topic 7: Researching Women in Institutions.

Topic 10: Ideology and Social Change.
Same as Asian Studies 391 (Topic 5: Ideology and Social Change). Anthropology 391 (Topic 10) and Asian Studies 380T (Topic 7: Ideology and Social Change) may not both be counted.

Topic 15: History and Anthropology.

Topic 16: Problems in Development in Latin America.
Same as Latin American Studies 391 (Topic 3: Problems in Development in Latin America). Discussion seminar on the agrarian question, the urban question, "Lo Mexicano," and current change in Mexico.

Topic 22: Representation and Signification.

Topic 27: Consciousness and Resistance.

Topic 31: Ritual, Politics, and Power.
Same as Asian Studies 390 (Topic 5: Ritual, Politics, and Power). Anthropology 391 (Topic 31) and Asian Studies 380T (Topic: Ritual, Politics, and Power) may not both be counted.

Topic 32: Gender, Ethnicity, and Nationalism.
Same as Asian Studies 391 (Topic 4: Gender, Ethnicity, and Nationalism). Anthropology 391 (Topic 32) and Asian Studies 380T (Topic: Gender, Ethnicity, and Nationalism) may not both be counted.

Topic 33: Methods in the Study of Religion.
Same as Asian Studies 394 (Topic 1: Methods in the Study of Religion). Anthropology 391 (Topic 33) and Asian Studies 380T (Topic: Methods in the Study of Religion) may not both be counted.

391L. Topics in Research Methods in Physical Anthropology.
In this second major category of courses in physical anthropology are listed those that have research techniques as their principal focus. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 4: Field Methods in Primatology.

Topic 5: Analysis of Primate Behavior.

Topic 6: Analysis of Primate Anatomy.

392K. Introduction to Graduate Archaeology.
Core course. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

392L. Introduction to Graduate Physical Anthropology.
Core course. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

392M. Introduction to Graduate Social Anthropology.
Core course. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

392N. Introduction to Graduate Linguistic Anthropology.
Same as Linguistics 396 (Topic 2: Introduction to Graduate Linguistic Anthropology). Core course. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

392P. Introduction to Graduate Folklore.
Core course. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

392Q. Introduction to Graduate Anthropology.
Core course. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

393. Topics in Linguistic Anthropology.
Training and individual research in subjects concerning the relations between language and culture. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Conference Course.
Additional prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 3: Speech Play and Verbal Art.
Same as Linguistics 393 (Topic 6: Speech Play and Verbal Art). Additional prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 7: Discourse Analysis.
Additional prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 8: Ethnography of Speaking.
Same as Linguistics 396 (Topic 3: Ethnography of Speaking). Additional prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 11: Ethnographic Description of Language and Speech.
Additional prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 14: Language and Power.
Additional prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 15: Symbolism and Iconography.
Additional prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 16: Introduction to Diachronic Linguistics: German.
Same as Classical Civilization 383 (Topic 2: Introduction to Diachronic Linguistics: German), German 381 (Topic 3: Introduction to Diachronic Linguistics: German), and Linguistics 383 (Topic 8: Introduction to Diachronic Linguistics: German). Additional prerequisite: Twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in German or consent of instructor.

Topic 17: Older Germanic Languages.
Same as German 381 (Topic 6: Older Germanic Languages) and Linguistics 383 (Topic 9: Older Germanic Languages). Additional prerequisite: Twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in German or consent of instructor.

Topic 18: Major Works in Twentieth-Century Linguistic Theory.
Same as German 381 (Topic 13: Major Works in Twentieth-Century Linguistic Theory) and Linguistics 391 (Topic 4: Major Works in Twentieth-Century Linguistic Theory). Anthropology 393 (Topic 18) and French 392K (Topic: Major Works in Twentieth-Century Linguistic Theory) may not both be counted. Additional prerequisite: Twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in German or consent of instructor.

394M. Topics in Folklore.
Training and individual research on problems in folklore, both regionally and theoretically. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Conference Course.

Topic 4: Anthropology of the Performing Arts.

Topic 13: Cultural Poetics.
Additional prerequisite: Completion of core courses in social anthropology and folklore.

Topic 19: Foundations of Ethnomusicology.

Topic 20: Field Methods in Ethnomusicology.

Topic 26: Marxism and Expressive Culture.

Topic 27: Musical Change and Exchange.

Topic 28: Music and Ritual.

395K. Cultural Adaptation and Change.
Same as Geography 395. A graduate-level introduction to cultural behavior, adaptation, evolution and transformation, with emphasis on demography, diffusion, migration, ethnicity, and institutions. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in anthropology or a related field, and consent of instructor.

397. Conference Course in Anthropology.
Individual instruction for graduate students on specialized problems of advanced research. Conference course. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

397F. Doctoral Forum.
Development of skills in writing, revision, and presentation of papers and grant proposals, and in job hunting. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

698. Thesis.
The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in anthropology and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Anthropology 698A.

398R. Master's Report.
Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in anthropology and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in Anthropology.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Anthropology 399R, 699R, or 999R.


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Graduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - Graduate Study
Chapter 2 - Admission and Registration
Chapter 3 - Degree Requirements
Chapter 4 - Fields of Study
Chapter 5 - Members of Graduate Studies Committees
Appendix - Course Abbreviations

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