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Department of Anthropology

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

ANT | Anthropology

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is given in Appendix A.

Lower-Division Courses

301 (TCCN: ANTH 2301). Physical Anthropology. Human evolution, race, heredity, the organic basis of culture; culture history through the Paleolithic stage. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be counted toward the Area C requirement for the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I.

302 (TCCN: ANTH 2351). Cultural Anthropology. The concept of culture; social and political organization; language; the supernatural; elementary cultural theory. Three lecture hours a week or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

304 (TCCN: ANTH 2302). Introduction to Archaeological Studies I: Prehistoric Archaeology. Same as Archaeology 301. Anthropological study of prehistory, from human beginnings to the appearance of written records. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

305. Expressive Culture. Tradition as it is maintained, contested, and re-created in various forms of cultural expression, including verbal art, material culture, and ritual enactments. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

307. Culture and Communication. An introduction to the study of culture through communication and the theory of signs. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

309L. The American Public Sphere. Introduction to culture and politics in the American public sphere: the importance of public identities and the distinction Americans make between public and private domains; the study of culture as mediated by television, radio, music, film, and other expressive forms; the construction of a national culture and of minority cultures and subcultures through distinctive expressive forms and public spaces. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

310L. Introductory Topics in Anthropology. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

316L. Gender in the African American Community. Same as African and African American Studies 316L. Critical overview of the history and contemporary status of gender relations in the black community: family and gender relations during slavery and in the Reconstruction-era South, gender and the great migration, gender and the civil rights movement, black feminism, and the "crisis" of the black male.

318L. Mexican American Culture. Same as Mexican American Studies 318. Mexican American cultural distinctiveness in the areas of social organization, child rearing, food culture, folklore, language, and religion.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Anthropology. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Anthropology. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

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Upper-Division Courses

320L. Topics in Language, Culture, and Communication. Relationship of language to culture and society, and of folk classifications to principles of social organization and cognition. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 2: Introduction to Maya Hieroglyphic Writing. Same as Latin American Studies 324L (Topic 1: Introduction to Maya Hieroglyphic Writing). An introductory survey that includes glyph recognition and interpretation according to the latest developments in decipherment. Prerequisite: Anthropology 302 or consent of instructor.

Topic 3: Ethnography of Speaking. Prerequisite: Anthropology 302.

Topic 4: American Indian Languages and Cultures. Prerequisite: Anthropology 302.

Topic 5: Speech Play and Verbal Art. Prerequisite: Anthropology 302.

Topic 8: German and English: Historical Perspectives. Same as Classical Civilization 348 (Topic 8: German and English: Historical Perspectives), Germanic Civilization 327E (Topic 9: German and English: Historical Perspectives), and Linguistics 373 (Topic 8: German and English: Historical Perspectives). Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 320L (Topic 8), 320L (Topic 9: The German Language: Historical Perspectives), Classical Civilization 348 (Topic 9: The German Language: Historical Perspectives), German 369 (Topic 4: The German Language: Historical Perspectives), Linguistics 373 (Topic 9: The German Language: Historical Perspectives). Prerequisite: For English majors, completion of at least thirty semester hours of coursework, including English 316K or the equivalent; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 9: The German Language: Historical Perspectives. Same as Classical Civilization 348 (Topic 9: The German Language: Historical Perspectives), German 369 (Topic 4: The German Language: Historical Perspectives), and Linguistics 373 (Topic 9: The German Language: Historical Perspectives). Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 320L (Topic 8: German and English: Historical Perspectives), 320L (Topic 9), Classical Civilization 348 (Topic 8: German and English: Historical Perspectives), Germanic Civilization 327E (Topic 9: German and English: Historical Perspectives), Linguistics 373 (Topic 8: German and English: Historical Perspectives). Prerequisite: Six semester hours of upper-division coursework in German, or fourteen hours of coursework in German and six hours of coursework in linguistics.

Topic 10: Language, Culture, and Society in Latin America. Prerequisite: Anthropology 302, 305, 307, or Linguistics 306; or consent of instructor.

322K. Southwestern Archaeology. Prehistory of New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and neighboring areas, from the earliest human occupation to the Spanish conquest. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

322M. Topics in Cultures of the World. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Perspectives on Japanese Culture. Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 12: Perspectives on Japanese Culture). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 3: Indians of the American Southwest. Same as American Studies 321 (Topic 1: Indians of the American Southwest). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 5: Indians of Mexico and Guatemala. Same as Latin American Studies 324L (Topic 2: Indians of Mexico and Guatemala). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 7: Indians of South America. Same as Latin American Studies 324L (Topic 3: Indians of South America). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 9: The Spanish Background of Hispanic America. Same as Geography 347K and Latin American Studies 330 (Topic 1: The Spanish Background of Hispanic America). Prehistoric and Roman origins of Mediterranean land use and settlement; late Medieval economy and institutions; conquest and the transformation of Spanish culture in the New World, with emphasis on colonial Mexico. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 10: Mexican American Indigenous Heritage. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 23: Mexican American Indigenous Heritage). The prehistory, history, and contemporary racial understanding of Mexican Americans. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 11: Zen Buddhism and Japanese Culture. Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 16: Zen Buddhism and Japanese Culture). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

323G. Primate Ecology. Introduction to the biology and ecology of living primates. Prerequisite: Anthropology 301 or consent of instructor.

323K. Primate Behavior. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 323 (Topic 1: Primate Behavior). The behavior of nonhuman primates, and its relevance to the understanding of human biology and culture. Two lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be counted toward the Area C requirement for the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I. Prerequisite: Anthropology 301 or consent of instructor.

324L. Topics in Anthropology. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some topics partially fulfill legislative requirement for American history; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 3: Primitive Technology. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 7: Introduction to African Prehistory. Same as African and African American Studies 322. African and African American Studies 374 (Topic: Introduction to African Prehistory) and Anthropology 324L (Topic 7) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 8: Cultures of Southeast Asia. Same as Asian Studies 361 (Topic 5: Cultures of Southeast Asia). Comparative study of the peoples of Indonesia, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, and other countries. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 9: The African Diaspora in the Americas. Same as African and African American Studies 321. Black cultures and societies in the New World, and their African heritage. African and African American Studies 374 (Topic: The African Diaspora in the Americas) and Anthropology 324L (Topic 9) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 10: Colonialism and Nationalism. Same as Asian Studies 361 (Topic 10: Colonialism and Nationalism). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 11: Folklore, Gender, and the Middle East. Same as Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 8: Folklore, Gender, and the Middle East) and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 6: Folklore, Gender, and the Middle East). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 12: Maya Research, 1900 to the Present. Same as Latin American Studies 324L (Topic 7: Maya Research, 1900 to the Present). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 13: Musics of India. Same as Asian Studies 361 (Topic 11: Musics of India) and Music 342 (Topic 3: Musics of India). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 14: Ideologies of Poverty. Same as Urban Studies 354 (Topic 6: Ideologies of Poverty). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 15: Origins of Complex Society: Africa. Same as African and African American Studies 324. African and African American Studies 374 (Topic: Origins of Complex Society: Africa) and Anthropology 324L (Topic 15) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 16: Contemporary India. Same as Asian Studies 361 (Topic 3: Contemporary India).

Topic 17: Cultural Ecology. Same as Geography 331K. Long-term patterns and processes of conversion of planet Earth to the human home, including the emergence of humans, the achievement of control over the food supply, the emergence of civilizations, and globalization. Anthropology 324L (Topic 17) and Urban Studies 354 (Topic 1: Cultural Ecology) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 18: The Male in African American Culture and Society. Same as African and African American Studies 323. African and African American Studies 374 (Topic: The Male in African American Culture and Society) and Anthropology 324L (Topic 18) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 21: Reading Ethnography. Exploration of classic and contemporary issues in the writing and reading of ethnography.

Topic 22: Human Biology and Gender Roles. Discussion and evaluation of the biological and social explanations for various aspects of human behavior. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 23: History of Hindu Religious Traditions. Same as Asian Studies 340 (Topic 4: History of Hindu Religious Traditions), History 364G (Topic 1: History of Hindu Religious Traditions), and Religious Studies 321. History of major doctrines, practices, and institutions that shaped the development of Hinduism; how religions adapt to social and cultural change and often provide the catalyst for change. Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 324L (Topic 23), History 366N (Topic 5: History of Hindu Religious Traditions), Religious Studies 361 (Topic 22: History of Hindu Religious Traditions). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 24: Archaeology of African Thought. Same as African and African American Studies 374 (Topic 22: Archaeology of African Thought). Archaeological, historical, and ethnographic data as they relate to the foundations of contemporary African and African American societies. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 25: Family and Households. Same as Latin American Studies 324L (Topic 12: Family and Households). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 26: Race and Sport in African American Life. Same as African and African American Studies 374 (Topic 27: Race and Sport in African American Life) and Kinesiology 352K (Topic 6: Race and Sport in African American Life). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 27: The Practice of Islam in the United States. Same as Islamic Studies 372 (Topic 5: The Practice of Islam in the United States), Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 20: The Practice of Islam in the United States), and Religious Studies 346 (Topic 3: The Practice of Islam in the United States). Islam as a religious doctrine and a way of life, and its impact on contemporary American society. Study of Islam from the antebellum era to the present from historical, anthropological, and sociological perspectives. Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 324L (Topic 27), 324L (Topic: The Practice of Islam in America), History 366N (Topic 14: The Practice of Islam in the United States), 366N (Topic: The Practice of Islam in America), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 19: The Practice of Islam in the United States), 372 (Topic: The Practice of Islam in America), Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic: The Practice of Islam in America), Religious Studies 361 (Topic: The Practice of Islam in America). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 29: Sacred and Ceremonial Textiles. Same as Islamic Studies 372 (Topic 11: Sacred and Ceremonial Textiles) and Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 24: Sacred and Ceremonial Textiles). Textiles and material objects indigenous to the Islamic world, and what they reveal about the culture of various Islamic societies. Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 324L (Topic 29), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 25: Sacred and Ceremonial Textiles), Religious Studies 364 (Topic 7: Sacred and Ceremonial Textiles). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 30: Shamanism in Central Asia. Same as Middle Eastern Studies 326 (Topic 1: Shamanism in Central Asia); Religious Studies 342 (Topic 1: Shamanism in Central Asia); and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 345 (Topic 3: Shamanism in Central Asia). Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 324L (Topic 30), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 340 (Topic 4: Shamanism in Central Asia), Religious Studies 361 (Topic: Shamanism in Central Asia). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

325L. Cultural Studies, Public Culture, and Folklore: Selected Topics. Consideration of folklore in different culture areas of the Western Hemisphere. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Three hours in either Anthropology 325K or 325L may be counted toward a major in English. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 10: Middle Eastern Magic, Religion, and Folklore. Same as English 325L (Topic 10: Middle Eastern Magic, Religion, and Folklore) and Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 19: Middle Eastern Magic, Religion, and Folklore). Anthropology 325L (Topic 10) and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 16: Middle Eastern Magic, Religion, and Folklore) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

325M. Language in Culture and Society. Same as Linguistics 373 (Topic 3: Language in Culture and Society) and Sociology 352M (Topic 4: Language in Culture and Society). Language as a cultural resource; functions of language in society; survey of language communities. Prerequisite: Anthropology 302, 305, 307, or Linguistics 306; or consent of instructor.

325N. Language and Speech in American Society. Same as American Studies 321 (Topic 2: Language and Speech in American Society), Linguistics 373 (Topic 2: Language and Speech in American Society), and Sociology 352M (Topic 3: Language and Speech in American Society). Prerequisite: Anthropology 302, 305, 307, or Linguistics 306; or consent of instructor.

326L. Cultures in Contact. History of the interactions of the indigenous peoples of the Americas with Africans, Asians, and Europeans over the past five hundred years. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

327C. Topics in American Cultures. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 1: Race and Ethnicity in the United States.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Anthropology. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Anthropology. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

330C. Theories of Culture and Society. Examination of the theoretical approaches that have established the intellectual foundations of contemporary sociocultural anthropology. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

432L. Primate Anatomy. Comparative and functional anatomy of primates, including humans; emphasis on adaptations and evolution of the various taxa. Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be counted toward the Area C requirement for the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I. Prerequisite: Anthropology 301 or consent of instructor.

334L. North American Archaeology. Regional cultural development of Native American societies from the earliest human occupations to the historic period. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

336L. American Indian Cultures North of Mexico. Same as American Studies 321 (Topic 3: American Indian Cultures North of Mexico). American Studies 322 (Topic: American Indian Cultures North of Mexico) and Anthropology 336L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and Anthropology 302 or consent of instructor.

340C. Ethnographic Research Methods. Restricted to anthropology majors. Introduction to methods used in conducting ethnographic research; emphasis on research design, analysis, writing, and ethical considerations. Prerequisite: Anthropology 302, 305, or 307.

344K. Films: An Anthropological Perspective. Films viewed and discussed. How is cultural meaning communicated? What systems of signification are involved? What are possibilities and limitations of ethnographic films? Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

345C. Urban Cultures. The culture of cities, including the distinctive forms of expressive culture, ethnic and racial conflict, and political or economic activity that cities generate. Three lecture hours a week or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

347C. Methods in Primate Biology. The study of primate behavior and the methods by which animal behavior is observed and documented. Students conduct a research project and write a report. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and Anthropology 348K (Topic 6: Primate Social Behavior), 348K (Topic 7: Comparative Primate Ecology), Biology 359K, or consent of instructor.

348. Human Origins and Evolution. Detailed examination and analysis of morphological trends evident in the hominid fossil record. Two lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be counted toward the Area C requirement for the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I. Prerequisite: Anthropology 301 or consent of instructor.

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348K. Current Topics in Paleoanthropology. Continuation of Anthropology 348. An in-depth exposure to current topics, controversies, literature, and fossil cast material of human and primate evolution. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May be counted toward the Area C requirement for the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I. Prerequisite: Anthropology 301 or consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Human Evolution.

Topic 3: Paleomagnetism.

Topic 4: Primate Evolution. Examination of the fossil record for nonhuman primate evolution, including basic concepts of the anatomy, ecology, and systematics of living primates.

Topic 5: Primate Sensory Ecology. An integrated perspective on the comparative anatomy, physiology, and ecological significance of sensory adaptations in primates.

Topic 6: Primate Social Behavior. Primate behavior and why primates do what they do, including basic theoretical principles and the models used to explain primate behavior. Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 7: Comparative Primate Ecology. The basics of how organisms interact with their environment, focusing on a wide range of primates from a comparative perspective. Discusses how various aspects of ecology are used to conserve primate populations. Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

350M. Evolution of Primate Behavior. Mechanisms underlying the evolution of human and nonhuman primate behavior. The reasons and ways primates live in social groups; comparisons between human and nonhuman primates using living primates, fossil remains, and archaeological evidence. Prerequisite: Anthropology 301 or consent of instructor.

351C. Quechua Language and Society in the Andes I. Same as Latin American Studies 351C. 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), 381C, 391 (Topic: Quechua Language and Society in the Andes). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

351D. Quechua Language and Society in the Andes II. Same as Latin American Studies 351D. 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), 381D, 391 (Topic: Advanced Quechua Language and Society in the Andes). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

453. Archaeological Analysis. Derivation of chronology and cultural information from archaeological data; the role of archaeology in modern life. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Anthropology 304 or Archaeology 301, and a major in anthropology or classical archaeology; or consent of instructor.

353E. Archaeological Laboratory Analysis. The analysis of artifacts, features, architecture, and other remains recovered in the field. Four and one-half laboratory hours a week for one semester. Anthropology 324L (Topic: Archaeological Laboratory Analysis) and 353E may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Anthropology 662 or equivalent field experience, or consent of instructor.

355K. Contemporary Mexico. Same as Latin American Studies 324L (Topic 4: Contemporary Mexico). Mexico in the contemporary period and recent past; the political economy of Mexico and its effects on ordinary people, nationalism, the family, and the urban and rural experience; United States–Mexican relations. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

360K. The Civilization of the Maya. Same as Latin American Studies 324L (Topic 10: The Civilization of the Maya). Maya prehistory and history: the archaeological record, codices and inscriptions, and Spanish conquest writings. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

361K. The Civilizations of Ancient Mexico. Same as Latin American Studies 324L (Topic 11: The Civilizations of Ancient Mexico). Mexican cultures from earliest prehistory to the European conquest. Prerequisite: Anthropology 302 or consent of instructor, and six semester hours of any upper-division coursework in social science.

662. Field Archaeology. Two hundred and forty hours of fieldwork. May be repeated for credit, but may be taken only once on the letter-grade basis. Prerequisite: Anthropology 462M or the equivalent, one geographic area course in archaeology, a major in anthropology or archaeology, or consent of instructor.

362K. Archaeology of Texas and Vicinity. Cultural history of Texas and neighboring areas, from early prehistoric times to Anglo-American settlements. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

462M. Archaeological Techniques. Problems in planning, organizing, and carrying out archaeological surveys and excavations. One three-hour lecture a week for one semester, and four required Saturday field trips. Prerequisite: Anthropology 453 with a grade of at least C, and a major in anthropology or classical archaeology; or consent of instructor.

366. Anatomy and Biology of the Human Skeleton. Comprehensive study of the human skeleton, with special attention to methods of identification. One lecture hour and four laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be counted toward the Area C requirement for the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I. Prerequisite: Anthropology 301, six semester hours of any upper-division coursework in natural or social science, or consent of instructor.

374M. Sociolinguistics. Same as Linguistics 374M. An in-depth treatment of current interests in sociolinguistic research literature. Subjects include language and gender; social, regional, and ethnic dialects of American English; language use in African American communities; language and identity in a pluralistic society; and language, literacy, and education. Prerequisite: Anthropology 302 or Linguistics 306.

376P, 676P. Research Internship. Restricted to anthropology majors. Supervised fieldwork in a business or community setting related to the student's career and research interests. Students conduct research and apply anthropological skills to real-world problems. Approximately 150 or 300 hours of fieldwork. May be repeated for credit, but no more than six semester hours may be counted toward the major requirement. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

379. Problems in Anthropology. Supervised individual research on selected problems in anthropology. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of upper-division coursework in anthropology and consent of instructor.

679H. Honors Tutorial Course. For honors candidates in anthropology. Individual reading of selected works for one semester, followed in the second semester by the writing of an honors thesis. Conference course for two semesters. Prerequisite: For 679HA, admission to the Anthropology Honors Program; for 679HB, Anthropology 679HA.

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ARY | Archaeology

Lower-Division Courses

301. Introduction to Archaeological Studies I: Prehistoric Archaeology. Same as Anthropology 304. Anthropological study of prehistory, from human beginnings to the appearance of written records. Three lecture hours a week or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

302. Introduction to Archaeological Studies II: Classical Archaeology. Same as Classical Civilization 302K. Introduction to the archaeological study of the Mediterranean world from the beginnings of writing and complex urban civilizations to the fall of Rome. Three class hours a week for one semester.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Archaeology. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the archaeological studies program. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

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Upper-Division Courses

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Archaeology. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the archaeological studies program. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer work is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

679H. Honors Tutorial Course. For honors candidates in archaeological studies. Individual reading of selected works for one semester, followed in the second semester by the writing of an honors thesis. Conference course for two semesters. Prerequisite: For 679HA, admission to the Archaeological Studies Honors Program; for 679HB, Archaeology 679HA.

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