Lower Division Collegiate
ANTH110 (4 credits)
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Examines human social organizations, the meaning of culture and its diverse forms and structures, cultural growth and expansion, and the nature of cultural change. Explores various key anthropological topics that may include language, ritual, kinship, the arts, globalization, religion and political and economic structures. Examples are drawn from small scale societies and from industrialized societies. Fulfills cultural literacy requirement within the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree. Prerequisite: WR115 or BT113 or designated placement score.
ANTH150 (4 credits)
Introduction to Archaeology
Provides an introduction to the science of archaeology: its history, methods, and theory. Citing examples from the prehistoric world, it examines the nature of archaeological data, the application of techniques, and the extrapolation of culture from the archaeological record. In doing so, it illustrates the relationship of culture to environment, a variety of ideas regarding past culture change, and the role of modern archaeology in preserving the past for the future. Fulfills both the social science and cultural literacy requirements within the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree. Prerequisite: WR115 or BT113 or designated placement score.
ANTH199 (variable credits)
Special Studies: Anthropology
Selected topics of study in anthropology are offered on demand through workshops, seminars, lecture, lab, and/or independent study format. Prerequisite: May vary depending on subject offerings.