ANTH101 Physical Anthropology and Evolution  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

This course is an introduction to the field of physical/biological anthropology, with an emphasis on the evolution of and analysis of human variation. The course discusses the perspectives and methods of heredity, paleoanthropology, and primatology in order to trace and explain human evolution from the first primates and hominids to the development of bipedalism and the emergence of anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens).

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

ANTH102 Introduction to Archaeology  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

This course introduces students to the archaeology and prehistory of the world and archaeological method and theory. It examines the transition of human societies from hunting and gathering to farming and the beginning of urban life through prehistoric and historic archaeology; techniques of fieldwork; analysis and dating; development of cultural stages; and civilizations of the Old and New Worlds.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

ANTH180 Internship: Anthropology  1-12 credits  (3 lab hrs/wk/cr)

Prerequisite(s): Instructor consent

Practical on-site experience that will allow students to explore workplace environments and career options.

This course may be taken 12 times for credit.

Course classification: LDC

ANTH221 Intro to Cultural Anthropology  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

This course discusses the meaning of culture, its processes of growth and expansion, its significance for human beings, and its diverse forms and degrees of elaboration among different groups of people. The course introduces students to the theories, concepts, and methods used in cultural anthropology to understand and explain the cultural diversity seen around the world. May be taken independently of ANTH 222/223.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

ANTH222 Intro to Cultural Anthropology  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

A continuation of the major topics explored in ANTH 221/223, including marriage and the family, gender, equality and inequality, political systems, conflict and conflict resolution, religion, art and applied anthropology. May be taken independently of ANTH 221/223.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

ANTH223 Intro to Cultural Anthropology  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

A continuation of the major topics explored in ANTH 221/222, including the meaning of progress and development, globalization, neoliberalism and the state, identity, medical anthropology, migration and applied anthropology. May be taken independently of ANTH 221/222.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

ANTH224 Intro to Medical Anthropology  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

Medical Anthropology is concerned with the cross-cultural study of culture, health, and illness. The course introduces student to theoretical orientations and key concepts of medical anthropology; the cross-cultural diversity of health beliefs and practices; cultural aspects of ethnomedicine and biomedicine; and contemporary issues and special populations such as AIDS, homelessness, cancer, women’s health, and children at risk.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

ANTH230 Native North Americans: Oregon  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

A survey of prehistoric and historic cultures in Oregon and contemporary Native American issues. This course introduces various tribes of Native Americans in Oregon. Cultural practices; survival strategies; migrations; trade; and cultural change are explored through the findings of archaeology, linguistics, ethnology, historical documents, and contemporary tribal members. May be taken independently of ANTH 231/232.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

ANTH231 Native North Americans: PNW  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

Examines Native American cultures in the Pacific Northwest from prehistoric to modern times. Archaeological findings and recent developments are discussed including the origins and development of art forms and fishing technology. May be taken independently of ANTH 230/232.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

ANTH232 Native North Americans  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

A broad overview of the earliest inhabitants of North America, including the traditional lifestyles, languages, and customs of selected Native American cultures on the continent. Emphasis is placed on Native American peoples and cultures; diversity of cultural adaptation; European contact; and Native American history (ancient and contemporary). May be taken independently of ANTH 230/231.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

ANTH280 CWE: Anthropology  1-12 credits  (3 lab hrs/wk/cr)

Prerequisite(s): Instructor consent

This course offers career exploration and workplace experience within a widely defined number of supervised settings. The course provides professional experience in the field of anthropology.

This course may be taken 12 times for credit.

Course classification: LDC