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ANTH 2301 - Physical Anthropology (3-3-0)
An introduction to the study of the bio/cultural diversity of humans. The interaction between culture and biology produces a variety of human biological adaptations that are traced through the following avenues: the fossil record of primates, primate behavior, and the genetic makeup of modern populations.
 
 Physical Anthropology: Honors - Please contact the Honors Program at 223-6555 or honors@austincc.edu for additional information.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ANTH 2302 - Introduction to Archaeology (3-3-0)
This course covers archaeological techniques for reconstructing ancient societies. Emphasis is placed on archaeological questions, scientific methods, and culture change.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ANTH 2351 - Cultural Anthropology (3-3-0)
This course introduces the student to a holistic study of culture. The major elements of human social behavior, material culture, and cultural diversity are studied as adaptations to social and environmental change--past and present.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ANTH 2373 - Topics in Anthropology (3-3-0)
Unique needs courses in Anthropology and Archaeology.
 
 Archaeological Field Methods - This course introduces students to field and laboratory methods in archaeology. Course objectives include research design, surface survey and excavation, analysis of artifacts and other remains, and preparation of final reports. Emphasis on specific aspects of archaeological fieldwork will depend on where (US or international) taught.
 Field Methods in Cultural Anthropology: Maya Culture and Environment - This course covers field investigations of the culture and environment of living Maya and their settlements. Investigations are based on the Popol Vuh, one of the only surviving Maya texts that deals with the relationship of Maya ideology and history to their environment. Emphasis is placed on how cultural anthropologists gather, analyze and interpret ethnographic data in the reconstruction of prehistoric cultures.
 Mesoamerican Archaeology - An introduction to the study of Mesoamerican prehistory. The rise of civilization, writing, religion, and technology in the New World’s greatest prehistoric society is traced through regional studies and field documentation.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ANTH 2389 - Academic Cooperative in Anthropology (3-1-5)
Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on experience in anthropology. In conjunction with class seminars, the student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of anthropology or archaeology.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Prerequisites: ANTH 2301 or ANTH 2302 or ANTH 2351 or instructor approval. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014