Stetson University

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Anthropology Courses

The numbers in parentheses adjacent to the course name are the number of course units earned upon satisfactory completion of the course.

ANTH 101B/101S Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (1). An introduction to the principles of cultural anthropology, this course analyzes the ways in which human groups construct and articulate meaning. It explores the various ways of thinking, feeling, subsisting, communicating, and believing.Major topics include language, economic production and consumption, sex and gender, and the creative arts as expressions of culture.

ANTH 195, 196 Latin I, II (1). For students who have had little or no previous Latin, these courses give students a thorough understanding of the Latin language. ANTH 195 is a prerequisite to ANTH 196.

ANTH 201P Introduction to Physical Anthropology (1). How did human beings evolve? This course explores the basics of evolutionary theory, primate development and behavior, and the hominid fossil record. The lab includes exercises on inheritance, comparative osteology, and anthropometry.

ANTH 220A Glory of Greece I and II (1). The cultural traditions of the Graeco-Roman world shaped virtually every aspect of European and American culture.Many elements of Greek and Roman expression have persisted into the modern world, especially artistic ideals. This course focuses on three artistic media: architecture – secular forms as expression of social hierarchy and religious forms as expression of the relationship between human and divine; pottery painting, its techniques and the ways in which the compositions express and solidify cultural bonds; and sculpture as expression of the male and female aesthetic.

ANTH 221A Glory of Rome I and II (1). The cultural traditions of the Graeco-Roman world shaped virtually every aspect of European and American culture.Many elements of Greek and Roman expression have persisted into the modern world, especially artistic ideals. A natural follow-up to its Greek Art and Archaeology companion, Roman Art and Archaeology also focuses on three artistic media: architecture – secular forms as expression of social hierarchy and religious forms as expression of the relationship between human and divine; pottery painting, its techniques and the ways in which the compositions express and solidify cultural bonds; and the wall paintings of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

ANTH 285, 385, 485 Independent Study (0.5, 1). Students may take more than one ANTH 285, 385, or 485 course during their career with different titles and contents.

ANTH 290, 390, 490 Topical Seminar (0.5, 1). A course initiated by student interest, contingent upon the expertise of current departmental faculty. Students may take more than one ANTH 290, 390, or 490 course during their career with different titles and contents.

ANTH 301 Field Research Methods in Anthropology (1). Comprehensive introduction to the wide variety of field research methods in anthropology including: participant observation, network analysis, historical methods, surveys, linguistic methods, cross-cultural comparative research, visual anthropology and others. Students will design and implement their own "mini-studies" using these techniques and so gain practical experience in the field. Offered at least once every two years. Prerequisite: ANTH 101.

ANTH 397 Internship in Anthropology (0.5, 1). Opportunity to explore a substantive area of anthropology in an applied setting; setting, structure, requirements, and outcomes are negotiated with the individual instructor guiding the internship. Prerequisite: major or minor status and permission of instructor. Students may take more than one ANTH 397 course during their career with different titles and contents. Prerequisite: Anthropology minor status.

ANTH 480 Culture Seminar (1). This course explores a specific culture or aspect of culture. It can be taken multiple times with different subtitles, including Slavery in ClassicalWorld, Greek Religious Experiences,Minoan/MycenaeanWorld, and TheWorld of Homer. Prerequisite: ANTH 101.

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