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Anthropology - Lower-Division Courses


110. Introduction to Physical Anthropology (3)

Prerequisites/corequisites: Completion of any B.2 Foundation GE course.
Physical nature of human beings: relation of humans to other animals: heredity and principles of biological evolution: human fossils: significance of physical variation in modern populations: the origin and adaptive value of technology.

120. Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)

Prerequisite/corequisite: Any G.E. Foundations course.
Nature of culture; comparative and historical approach to religion, social organization, subsistence patterns and other aspects of cultures around the world; meanings of human nature, cultural universals and cultural differences.

140. Pyramids, Tombs and Treasure: Wonders of the Past (3)

Prerequisite/corequisite: Any G.E. Foundations course.
An exploration into the many enigmas that remain in the study of the human past. This course investigates how archaeologists are able to produce answers to many enduring problems using a scientific understanding of the archaeological record and material remains.

170. Introduction to Linguistics (3)

Prerequisite/corequisite: Any G.E. Foundations course.
Nature of language; its relation to culture; language structure and processes of change; language universals, contrasts and relationships.
Same course as LING 170. Not open for credit to student with credit in LING 170.