Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH 2353 Introduction to Biological Anthropology (N)

Description: Introduction to human biological evolution, including genetics, paleoanthropology, primatology, and osteology.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Sociology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Natural Sciences

ANTH 2883 Introduction to Archaeology (S)

Description: A general introduction to the methods of study of archaeology. Understanding the development of prehistoric cultures as adaptive responses to changing natural and social environments from early Paleolithic to emergence of urban civilizations.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Sociology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Social & Behavioral Sciences

ANTH 3353 Cultural Anthropology (IS)

Description: Introduction to culture, various subdisciplines of cultural anthropology, anthropological concepts, and capsule ethnographies of assorted ethnic groups.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Sociology

General Education and other Course Attributes: International Dimension, Social & Behavioral Sciences

ANTH 3443 Peoples of Mesoamerica (IS)

Description: Modern indigenous peoples of Mexico and Central America. Examination of contemporary communities and modern social and cultural practices understood from a historical perspective, leading to an appreciation of regional similarities and diversity.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Sociology

General Education and other Course Attributes: International Dimension, Social & Behavioral Sciences

ANTH 3990 Fieldwork in Anthropology

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Instruction through ethnographic or archaeological field techniques by participation in a field program. Topics subject to change from year to year depending upon the type of field program offered or available. Offered for variable credit, 1-8 credit hours, maximum of 8 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-8

Contact hours: Lecture: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Sociology

ANTH 4123 Archaeology of North America (S)

Description: Factors influencing the initial peopling of North America, the spread and diversification of hunting and gathering economies, the rise of agricultural systems and emergence of extensive and complex political units.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Sociology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Social & Behavioral Sciences

ANTH 4223 The Aztec Empire (H)

Description: Society and Culture of the Aztecs of Mesoamerica. Overview of preceding civilizations, analysis of imperial strategies, social organization, religion, and other topics culminating in the Spanish conquest.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Sociology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Humanities

ANTH 4443 Prehistory of Oklahoma (S)

Description: Surveys social and cultural development of Native peoples of Oklahoma from Paleoindian hunting adaptations to villagers encountered by early Europeans. Using archaeological investigations examines diversity of social and cultural adaptations to various environments of Oklahoma, including development of complex societies.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Sociology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Social & Behavioral Sciences

ANTH 4883 Comparative Cultures (IS)

Description: Compares environments, economies, social and political organizations and other aspects of culture among selected literate and preliterate societies.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Sociology

General Education and other Course Attributes: International Dimension, Social & Behavioral Sciences

ANTH 4990 Special Topics in Anthropology

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor

Description: Directed readings or research on significant topics in anthropology. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Sociology

ANTH 5243 Globalization and Culture

Prerequisites: Admission to Graduate College and International Studies..

Description: Critical assessment of 20th century social scientific theories of development culminating in current theories of globalization. Exploration of capitalism's antecedents, origin, and proliferation. Evaluation of global inequality from a cross-culture perspective. Utility of anthropological theories of culture, ideology and hegemony in assessing local responses to globalization. No credit for students with credit in INTL 5243.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Sociology

ANTH 5990 Advanced Problems and Issues in Anthropology

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Group enrollment or individual research enrollment as needed. Graduate level analysis of special problems and issues in Anthropology not covered in other department offerings. Offered for variable credit, 1-9 credit hours, maximum of 9 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-9

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Sociology