Anthropology Dept

Course Descriptions

Below are all the anthropology (ANTH) courses available to undergraduate students. Click on a course title to view its description. You can also view specific course requirements for the anthropology major and anthropology minor.  

100 Level
ANTH 101 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 103 - Archaeology and Culture
ANTH 105 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology
ANTH 111 - Global Cultural Diversity 

200 Level
ANTH 200 - Sophomore Seminar 
ANTH 204 - Fundamentals of Archaeology 
ANTH 206 - Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology
ANTH 242 - Folklore and Folklife 

300 Level
ANTH 301 - History of Method and Theory in Anthropology 
ANTH 302 - Culture of Education 
ANTH 305 - Human Biological Variation
ANTH 306 - The Anthropology of Physical Growth and Development
ANTH 307 - Applied Anthropology
ANTH 308 - Introduction to Anthropological Linguistics
ANTH 310 - Topics in Old World Prehistory
ANTH 311 - Ethnicity and Race
ANTH 312 - Ecological Dimensions of Culture
ANTH 315 - Human Paleontology
ANTH 320 - Topics in New World Archaeology
ANTH 321 - Social Organization
ANTH 329 - Laboratory Methods in Material Culture
ANTH 330 - Special Topics in Native American Cultures
ANTH 331 - Native Americans of North America
ANTH 332 - Native Americans of the Great Lakes
ANTH 334 - Midwestern Archaeology
ANTH 341 - Anthropology and Women
ANTH 342 - American Culture
ANTH 343 - Historical Archaeology of Eastern United States
ANTH 360 - Special Topics in Anthropology
ANTH 364 - European Prehistory
ANTH 369 - Paid Internship in Anthropology
ANTH 370 - Topics in Old World Cultures
ANTH 377 - Topics in Museum Operations
ANTH 380 - Topics in New World Cultures
ANTH 390 - Honors Colloquium in Anthropology 

400 Level
ANTH 404 - History of Archaeology
ANTH 416 - Human Osteology
ANTH 427 - Culture and Medicine
ANTH 437 - Contemporary Problems of the Native Americans
ANTH 440 - Anthropological Field Trip
ANTH 445 - Archaeological Field School
ANTH 450 - Ethnographic Field School
ANTH 451 - Witchcraft, Magic, and Religion
ANTH 455 - Primatology
ANTH 457 - Applied Archaeology
ANTH 459 - Ethnographic Methods
ANTH 460 - Topics in Cultural Change
ANTH 463 - Theory and Method in Historical Archaeology
ANTH 471 - Ethnohistory
ANTH 479 - Unpaid Internship
ANTH 481 - Culture, Economy, and Development
ANTH 482 - Native Americans of the American Southwest
ANTH 490 - Independent Study in Anthropology
ANTH 491 - Senior Seminar in Anthropology 

To see when these courses are offered, consult the Schedule of Classes.