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Course Descriptions

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

500 Level
ANTH 501 - History of Method and Theory in Anthropology
ANTH 505 - Topics in Biological Anthropology 
ANTH 506 - The Anthropology of Physical Growth and Development 
ANTH 507 - Applied Anthropology 
ANTH 512 - Ecological Dimensions of Culture 
ANTH 515 - Human Paleontology 
ANTH 516 - Human Osteology 
ANTH 521 - Social Organization 
ANTH 525 - Evolutionary Adaptation and Human Diversity 
ANTH 527 - Culture and Medicine 
ANTH 529 - Laboratory Methods in Material Culture 
ANTH 530 - Topics in Native North American Cultures 
ANTH 531 - Native Americans of North America 
ANTH 532 - Native Americans of the Great Lakes 
ANTH 534 - Midwestern Archaeology 
ANTH 537 - Contemporary Problems of the Native Americans 
ANTH 540 - Anthropological Field Trip 
ANTH 541 - Anthropology and Women 
ANTH 542 - American Culture 
ANTH 543 - Historical Archaeology of Eastern United States 
ANTH 545 - Archaeological Field School 
ANTH 550 - Ethnographic Field School 
ANTH 551 - Witchcraft, Magic, and Religion 
ANTH 555 - Primatology 
ANTH 557 - Applied Archaeology 
ANTH 559 - Ethnographic Methods 
ANTH 560 - Topics in Ethnology 
ANTH 563 - Theory and Method in Historical Archaeology 
ANTH 564 - European Prehistory 
ANTH 570 - Topics in Regional Ethnography 
ANTH 571 - Ethnohistory 
ANTH 577 - Topics in Museum Operations 
ANTH 580 - Topics in Archaeology 
ANTH 552 - Anthropology of Technology
ANTH 581 - Culture, Economy, and Development 
ANTH 582 - Native Americans of the American Southwest 
ANTH 590 - Topics in Cultural Change 

600 Level
ANTH 690 - Independent Study in Anthropology
ANTH 695 - Research Methods in Anthropology 
ANTH 696 - Internship in Anthropology

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

Department of Anthropology
Burkhardt Building (BB), Room 315
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-1575
Fax: 765-285-2163