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Department of Anthropology

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Department of Anthropology

anthro.wsu.edu
College Hall 150
509-335-3441

Professor and Department Chair, A. Duff; Professors, W. Andrefsky, Jr., B. S. Hewlett, T. A. Kohler, J. M. Mageo, S. A. Weber; Associate Professors, C. Grier, E. Hagen, N. P. McKee, C. L. Meehan, L. Premo, M. B. Quinlan, R. J. Quinlan, C. Wilkinson-Weber; Assistant Professors, J. Cassaniti, E. Thornton, S. Tushingham; Professors Emeriti, R. E. Ackerman, J. H. Bodley, W. D. Lipe.

The curriculum includes courses in the four major subfields of anthropology: archaeology, cultural/social anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and physical/biological anthropology. These courses familiarize students with current issues in human evolution, linguistics, the prehistoric development of culture, and cultural theory. Undergraduate majors are required to gain a background in all four of these major subfields. Graduate students may specialize in archaeology, cultural anthropology, or evolutionary anthropology. The program in archaeology emphasizes research and training in the prehistory of the Americas, with additional strengths in South Asia, China, Japan, and Korea. Faculty research employs ceramic analysis, paleoeconomic and paleoenvironmental approaches including geoarchaeology and zooarchaeology, as well as stable isotope analysis, archaeometry via gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, and modeling and simulation. The department also conducts summer archaeological field schools. The program in cultural anthropology emphasizes globalization, historical ethnography, psychological anthropology, medical anthropology, gender and culture, biocultural perspectives, and public health anthropology. Faculty research is based in North and Central America, Polynesia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and South and Southeast Asia. The program in evolutionary anthropology emphasizes evolutionary psychology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary cultural anthropology, evolutionary archaeology and paleoanthropology. Evolutionary faculty have research interests that span several continents including the Americas, Europe and Africa.  The department also emphasizes research and training in Psychological/Medical Anthropology and Ethnobiology.

Departmental offices and laboratories are located in College Hall near the center of campus. Physical facilities include special laboratories for physical anthropology, isotope and lithic analysis, paleoecology, geoarchaeology, and zooarchaeology, as well as research laboratories for faculty and advanced students. The Museum of Anthropology, with permanent and temporary exhibits, and ethnographic and archaeological research collections, is also housed in College Hall.

The department offers courses of study leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Master of Arts in Anthropology, and Doctor of Philosophy (Anthropology). Positions open to anthropologists include those in teaching, research, museum work, state and federal agencies, private consulting firms, and international business. In addition, anthropology provides a strong general foundation for a pre-professional education.

Student Learning Outcomes

We expect that our graduating students will have:

  1. Familiarity with the basic principles and findings of ethnology, archaeology, physical anthropology, and linguistics, the four subfields of American anthropology as well as the ways in which these four subfields are interrelated;
  2. Awareness of the basic research and analytical methods and underlying theories of the four subfields of anthropology;
  3. Ability to read critically and synthesize information produced by professional anthropologists and published in academic books and journals;
  4. Ability to write in accessible, standard, academic prose narratives that are marked by: a framework of clear, general statements; specific, concrete evidence that supports these statements; analysis and discussion of the material presented; and a coherent summary conclusion, indicating the significance of the work;
  5. Ability to apply the principles, findings, and research and analytical methods of anthropology to new situations and data, including those of everyday life.

https://anthro.wsu.edu/undergraduate-studies/program-learning-goals/
 




Schedules of Studies

Honors students complete the Honors College requirements which replace the UCORE requirements.


Anthropology (120 Hours)

A minimum of 34 hours in anthropology courses are required. Grades of C- or higher are required for all anthropology courses. No required course can be taken pass, fail.
First Year
First TermHours
ANTH 203 [DIVR]3
Biological Sciences [BSCI] with lab or SCIENCE 101 [SCI]14
Communication [COMM] or Written Communication [WRTG]3
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
Foreign Language, if necessary, or Elective23 or 4
Second TermHours
ANTH 2604
Foreign Language, if necessary, or Elective23 or 4
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
Quantitative Reasoning [QUAN]33 or 4
Second Year
First TermHours
ANTH 2303
Creative & Professional Arts [ARTS]3
Physical Sciences [PSCI] with lab or SCIENCE 102 [SCI]14
Social Sciences [SSCI]3
Electives3
Second TermHours
ANTH Electives46
Creative & Professional Arts [ARTS], Humanities [HUM], or Social Sciences [SSCI]3
Electives6
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermHours
ANTH 390 [M]3
ANTH Elective43
Humanities [HUM]3
Electives6
Second TermHours
300-400-level Electives59
ANTH Electives46
Consider study abroad or summer field school
Fourth Year
First TermHours
300-400-level Electives512
ANTH Elective43
Second TermHours
300-400-level Electives59
ANTH 490 [CAPS] [M]3
Electives3

Footnotes
1To meet University and College of Arts and Sciences requirements, students must take a [BSCI] course with lab and [PSCI] course with lab or SCIENCE 101 [SCI] and SCIENCE 102 [SCI]. SCIENCE 101 [SCI] is offered Fall semester and is a prerequisite for SCIENCE 102 [SCI]. SCIENCE 102 [SCI] is offered Spring semester.
2Two years of one foreign language from high school or one year at college required.
3STAT 212 preferred.
418 hours of ANTH courses required. Minimum of 3 hours credit from each of the following areas: Archeology: ANTH 300, 330, 331, 334, 336, 340, 370, 430 [M]; Biological: ANTH 268, 380, 463, 465; Cultural: ANTH 300, 303, 306, 307, 309, 316, 320, 327, 402, 404, 405, 417, 418; Linguistics: ANTH 350, 450.
5Concentrating electives beginning in the junior year in one subarea of anthropology or in a minor discipline in consultation with the adviser is recommended.


Minors

Anthropology

A student with 60 semester hours may certify a minor. A minor requires a minimum of 18 semester hours in anthropology, including three of the following: ANTH 101, 203, 230, and 260. At least 9 hours must be 300-400-level work taken in residence at WSU or through WSU-approved education abroad or educational exchange courses. A minimum grade of C- is required in each course contributing to the minor.



Courses

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Anthropology (ANTH)

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101 [DIVR] General Anthropology 3 Major subfields of anthropology; physical (human evolution and race), cultural-social, archaeology, and linguistics. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

130 [SSCI] Great Discoveries in Archaeology 3 Impact of great archaeological discoveries and the work of archaeologists on our sense of the past. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

201 [HUM] Art and Society 3 Art as an expression of social and cultural systems in non-Western societies. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

203 [DIVR] Global Cultural Diversity 3 Introduction to the field of cultural anthropology; examination of how cultures vary and are similar. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

203 (Effective through Summer 2017) [DIVR] Peoples of the World 3 Principles of cultural anthropology through study of various ethnic groups from different parts of the world. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

214 [SSCI] Gender and Culture in America 3 Exploration or variation in gender roles, relationships, values, and institutions among men and women in US, ethnic, and other subcultures.

230 Archaeological Methods and Interpretation 3 Archaeological fieldwork methods; lab-based analysis of archaeological materials as applied to reconstructing past human lifeways. Typically offered Fall.

230 (Effective through Summer 2017) Introduction to Archaeology 3 Development of a dynamic picture of past human behavior from archaeological evidence. Typically offered Fall.

260 [BSCI] Introduction to Biological Anthropology 4 (3-3) Evidence for human evolution; evolutionary explanations of human variation; techniques of biological anthropology. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

268 [BSCI] Sex, Evolution, and Human Nature 3 Human sexuality, male-female relations, cooperation, violence and parent-child relations examined cross-culturally and in nonhuman primates utilizing evolutionary and biocultural perspectives. (Formerly ANTH 468.) Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

275 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-15 May be repeated for credit. S, F grading.

300 Field Methods V 2-8 Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission. Practice in methods of archaeological, ethnological, or linguistic field research. Typically offered Summer Session.

301 [ARTS] Arts and Media in Global Perspective 3 Contemporary arts and media around the world, and their impact on identity, society, and culture.

302 [SSCI] Childhood and Culture 3 Anthropological theory and methods applied to the study of infant, child, and adolescent development.

303 Religious Experience 3 Body, meaning, and power in religion cross culturally. Typically offered Spring.

304 [SSCI] Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Mental Health and Illness 3 Cross-cultural mental health and illness; common U.S. mental illnesses and treatments in diverse cultures around the world; mental illnesses specific to particular cultures. Recommended preparation: PSYCH 105; ANTH 101 or 203. Typically offered Spring.

306 Cultures and Peoples of the Middle East 3 Contemporary Arab cultures in a historical perspective within the framework of Western-Middle Eastern relations. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 306, ASIA 306, HISTORY 306).

307 [DIVR] Contemporary Cultures and Peoples of Africa 3 Introduction to family, social, political, economic and religious institutions of African cultures in context of African social issues.

309 [SSCI] Cultural Ecology 3 Major findings of ecological anthropology relating to problems of population, resources, and environment in small-scale cultures. Recommended preparation: Sophomore standing, ANTH 101 or 203.

312 Indigenous Women in Traditional and Contemporary Societies 3 Course Prerequisite: ANTH 101, 214, CES 101, or 171. Exploration of roles and activities of women in indigenous societies; how traditional gender roles have developed and changed. (Crosslisted course offered as CES 372, ANTH 312). Typically offered Spring and Summer.

312 (Effective through Summer 2018) Indigenous Women in Traditional and Contemporary Societies 3 Course Prerequisite: One of ANTH 101, 214, CES 101, 171, WOMEN ST 101, or 201. Exploration of roles and activities of women in indigenous societies; how traditional gender roles have developed and changed. (Crosslisted course offered as CES 372, ANTH 312, WOMEN ST 372). Typically offered Spring and Summer.

316 [DIVR] Gender in Cross Cultural Perspective 3 Cross-cultural examination of the status and roles of women and men, sexuality and marriage, and folk concepts of sexual anatomy in traditional cultures in Western science; concepts of nature and culture are explored through a variety of perspectives. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 316, WOMEN ST 316). Recommended preparation: Sophomore standing; ANTH 101, PSYCH 105, SOC 101, or WOMEN ST 101 or 201. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

317 Global Feminisms 3 Course Prerequisite: ANTH 101, WOMEN ST 101, or WOMEN ST 201. An interdisciplinary approach to examining women's roles and experiences throughout the world and different approaches to feminism/feminisms. (Crosslisted course offered as WOMEN ST 332, ANTH 317). Typically offered Spring.

320 Native Peoples of North America 3 A culture history/culture area study of native North America. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 320, CES 377). Typically offered Fall.

327 [DIVR] Contemporary Native Peoples of the Americas 3 Contemporary cultures of Native American communities emphasizing North America. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 327, CES 378). Recommended preparation: ANTH 101 or CES 171. Typically offered Spring.

330 Origins of Culture and Civilization 3 Prehistoric roots of culture from the beginnings of humankind to the rise of the first civilizations in Africa and Eurasia. Recommended preparation: 3 hours ANTH. Typically offered Fall.

331 [SSCI] Archaeology of the Americas 3 Cultures and environments of the Americas from the arrival of the earliest hunter-gatherers to the development of complex civilizations. Recommended preparation: ANTH 101. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

331 (Effective through Summer 2017) [SSCI] America Before Columbus 3 Cultures and environments of North/Middle America from the arrival of the earliest hunter-gatherers to the complex Mayan and Aztec civilizations. Recommended preparation: ANTH 101. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

334 Time and Culture in the Northwest 3 The archaeologically reconstructed environmental and cultural past of the Northwest including contemporary scientific and social approaches and issues. Recommended preparation: ANTH 101. Typically offered Spring.

336 Old World Civilizations 3 Evolution of complex society, urbanism, states and empires in the eastern hemisphere; survey of European, African and Asian civilizations. Recommended preparation: ANTH 101, 230, or 330.

340 [M] Maya, Aztec and Inca Civilizations 3 Examination of the great prehistoric civilizations of Mesoamerica and South America. Recommended preparation: ANTH 101, 330, or 336. Typically offered Spring.

350 [DIVR] Speech, Thought, and Culture 3 The role of language in social situations and as a reflection of cultural differences. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 350, FOR LANG 350). Typically offered Fall and Spring.

370 Past Environments and Culture 3 People and their environments from the Ice Age to modern time; archaeological, ecological, and biological data.

380 Human Osteology 3 Introduction to the field of osteology including molecular analysis, paleopathology, taphonomy and forensic analysis. Typically offered Fall.

380 (Effective through Summer 2017) Introduction to Osteology 3 Introduction to the field of osteology including molecular analysis, paleopathology, taphonomy and forensic analysis. Typically offered Fall.

381 [BSCI] Primate Behavioral Ecology 3 Evolution of primate behavior from ecological and phylogenetic perspective emphasizing methods for understanding primate adaptations and diversity. Recommended preparation: ANTH 101 or BIOLOGY 101, 102 or 150.

390 [M] History of Anthropological Thought 3 Course Prerequisite: ANTH 203; ANTH 230; ANTH 260. Development of theories in anthropology including contributions of significant individuals, representative classics and influential current movements. Recommended preparation: Junior standing. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

395 Topics in Anthropology V 3-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Examination of selected topics in contemporary anthropological theory and practice. Recommended preparation: Junior standing.

399 Archaeological Field School V 2-8 Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission. Training in methods of archaeological data recovery and analysis. Typically offered Summer Session.

402 Cross-cultural Gender and Kinship 3 Principles of kinship in anthropology applied to questions of cross-cultural gender definition. Recommended preparation: ANTH 101 or SOC 101.

404 [CAPS] The Self in Culture 3 Course Prerequisite: One course at the 100-level and one course at the 200-level in any of the following subjects: AMER ST, ANTH, CES, COM, ENGLISH, FINE ART, H D, HISTORY, HUMANITY, PHIL, POL S, PSYCH, SOC, or WOMEN ST; junior standing. Survey of anthropological theories exploring self in Western/non-Western cultures through dreams, history, and human development. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

405 Medical Anthropology 3 Relationships among disease, curing, culture and environment; non-Western medical systems; political economy of health care. Recommended preparation: Junior standing. Typically offered Spring.

406 Anthropology of Epidemic Disease and Bioterrorism 3 Human and world response to epidemics, cultural contexts terrorism, biocultural approaches to epidemic disease, bioterrorism in human history.

410 History of American Indian Sovereignty and Federal Indian Law 3 The history of sovereignty and Federal Indian Law against the backdrop of treaties and trust responsibility. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 410, ANTH 410, POL S 410). Typically offered Spring.

417 Anthropology and World Problems 3 Data and methods of cultural anthropology applied to the solution of contemporary human problems, emphasizing sustainable development. Recommended preparation: 3 hours ANTH; junior standing.

418 Human Issues in International Development 3 Interdisciplinary analysis of complex interaction between tradition and modernity in Third World societies. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 418, POL S 418, SOC 418).

430 [M] Archaeological Theory and Explanation 3 Archaeological theory and the role of theories of culture change in crafting explanations for the human past. Recommended preparation: ANTH 230; ANTH 330 or 331. Typically offered Spring.

430 (Effective through Summer 2017) [M] Introduction to Archaeological Method and Theory 3 Archaeological theory in anthropological perspective; current trends in method and theory in American archaeology. Recommended preparation: ANTH 230; 330 or 331.

450 Ethnolinguistics 3 Anthropological theory and methods applied to the study of cognitive linguistics, or the interrelation of language, mind, and culture. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 450, FOR LANG 450). Credit not granted for more than one of ANTH 450 and ANTH 550. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

450 (Effective through Summer 2017) Descriptive Linguistics 3 Introduction to analysis and description of natural languages; phonological, syntactic, and semantic analysis of data from a variety of languages. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 450, FOR LANG 450). Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

463 Anthropology of Life and Death 3 Demography, dynamics of evolution, human ecology, and their relationships to the biology of living, historical, and archaeological populations. Credit not granted for both ANTH 463 and ANTH 563. Recommended preparation: ANTH 260. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

465 Human Evolution 3 Human origins in the light of the fossil record and evolutionary theory. Credit not granted for both ANTH 465 and ANTH 565. Recommended preparation: ANTH 260. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

468 (Effective through Spring 2017) Sex, Evolution, and Human Nature 3 Human sexuality, male-female relations, cooperation, violence and parent-child relations examined cross-culturally and in nonhuman primates utilizing evolutionary and biocultural perspectives. Recommended preparation: Junior standing; 3 hours ANTH or BIOLOGY. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

469 Genes, Culture and Human Diversity 3 Relationships between genes, language and culture are explored as a means to understanding world history, genetic and cultural diversity and unity. Recommended preparation: Junior standing.

473 [CAPS] [M] Evolution and Society 3 Course Prerequisite: ANTH 260 or BIOLOGY 301; junior standing. Survey of how the theory of evolution is used to better understand ourselves, the societies in which live, and the biological world on which we depend. Recommended preparation: BIOLOGY 405 or concurrent enrollment. (Crosslisted course offered as BIOLOGY 473, ANTH 473).

473 (Effective through Fall 2017) [CAPS] [M] Evolution and Society 3 Course Prerequisite: ANTH 260 or BIOLOGY 301; junior standing. Survey of how evolutionary theory is used to better understand ourselves and the societies in which we exist and interact with others. (Crosslisted course offered as BIOLOGY 473, ANTH 473).

480 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-15 May be repeated for credit. S, F grading.

490 [CAPS] [M] Integrative Themes in Anthropology 3 Course Prerequisite: ANTH 203; ANTH 230; ANTH 260; ANTH 390; junior standing. Current research crosscutting traditional subdisciplines of anthropology. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

495 Research Practicum V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 10 hours. Hands-on experience in selection of a research problem, review of literature, developing methodology, data collection, and reporting results. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

498 Anthropology Internship V 1-15 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 hours. Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission. Participation as archaeological or cultural anthropological intern in public or private sectors; requires special arrangement with faculty advisor. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

500 Field Methods V 2 (0-6) to 8 (0-24) Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission. Training in gathering and analyzing field data. Typically offered Spring and Summer.

504 Culture, Ecology, and International Development 3 Sociocultural properties of ecological systems in developing nations; cultural transformation in dynamic systems; ethnographic description, comparison; mixed and collaborative methods.

507 Advanced Studies in Culture Theory 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Evaluation of major theories and methods and their relationship to problems in cultural-social analysis. Typically offered Spring.

510 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology 3 Overview of basic concepts and theory in cultural anthropology based on in-depth analysis of selected theoretical and ethnographic materials. Typically offered Fall.

513 Lithic Technological Organization 4 (3-3) Methods and theory of lithic technology. Typically offered Spring.

514 Ceramic Analysis 4 (3-3) Basic concepts, methods, and approaches used in the analysis of archaeological pottery. Typically offered Fall.

519 International Development and Human Resources 3 History of and recent changes in international development emphasizing anthropological perspectives. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 519, POL S 538, SOC 519).

521 Psychological Anthropology 3 Psychological and anthropological aspects of personhood, self, human development, gender, sexuality, emotion and cognition in various cultures.

522 Culture and Mind 3 Examination of cultural variation in mind and mental processing, and how shared ideas and personal perceptions are necessarily co-constitutive of one another. Typically offered Even Years - Fall.

525 Medical Anthropology 3 Examination of the interactions between culture and well-being, including illness concepts, distributions, prevention, and treatments in global perspective. Typically offered Odd Years - Spring.

528 Historical Ethnography 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Culture history, ethnography, theoretical, and contemporary problems of selected culture areas.

529 Seminar in Ethnography 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Methodological, stylistic and craft issues in the process and product of ethnography. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

530 Theory in Archaeology 3 History of archaeological method and theory; analysis of current literature. Typically offered Spring.

530 (Effective through Summer 2017) Archaeological Method and Theory 3 History of archaeological method and theory; analysis of current literature. Typically offered Spring.

535 Cultural Resource Management 3 Role of archaeology in historic preservation and resource conservation; legal and institutional frameworks; research and interpretation in a CRM context. Typically offered Fall. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

537 Quantitative Methods in Anthropology 4 (3-3) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Sampling, exploratory data analysis, inferential statistics, and use of statistical software in anthropological research. Typically offered Fall.

539 Prehistory of the Southwest 3 Prehistory of the American Southwest; emphasis on Pueblo, Mogollon and Hohokam traditions and relationships to historic native groups. Typically offered Fall.

540 Prehistory of the Northwest Coast 3 Prehistoric cultures, chronologies, and interrelationships on the northwest coast of North America. Typically offered Fall.

543 Prehistory of the Plateau and Basin 3 Archaeology of the interior Northwest and Great Basin.

546 Complexity in Small Scale Societies 3 Seminar focused on classic literature and current issues relevant to complexity in small scale societies, predominately covering hunter-gatherer systems. Recommended preparation: ANTH 530. Typically offered Spring.

547 Models and Simulation 3 Models and model-building as an anthropological approach to present and past cultures. Typically offered Fall.

548 Hunters and Gatherers: Past and Present 3 Introduction to hunter-gatherer studies in anthropology and archaeology exploring uses of evolutionary approaches to modeling and reconstructing hunter-gatherer behavior in contemporary and prehistoric contexts.

549 Settlement and Agro-Pastoralism 3 Development of settled communities and food production through evaluation of their social, economic and spatial configurations. Recommended preparation: ANTH 530. Typically offered Spring.

550 Ethnolinguistics 3 Anthropological theory and methods applied to the study of cognitive linguistics, or the interrelation of language, mind, and culture. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 450, FOR LANG 450). Credit not granted for more than one of ANTH 450 and ANTH 550. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

550 (Effective through Summer 2017) Descriptive Linguistics 3 Introduction to analysis and description of natural languages; phonological, syntactic, and semantic analysis of data from a variety of languages. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 450, FOR LANG 450). Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

554 Anthropological Field Methods Seminar 3 Elicitation, recording techniques and analysis of sociocultural and linguistic field data. Recommended preparation: ANTH 450 or 550. Typically offered Fall.

561 Current Trends in Physical Anthropology 3 May be repeated for credit. Intensive review of major current trends in physical anthropology. Recommended preparation: ANTH 465. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

562 Evolutionary Method and Theory in Anthropology and Archaeology 3 A graduate-level seminar-based course focusing on the evolutionary analysis of past and present human behavior. Typically offered Spring.

563 Anthropology of Life and Death 3 Demography, dynamics of evolution, human ecology, and their relationships to the biology of living, historical, and archaeological populations. Credit not granted for both ANTH 463 and ANTH 563. Recommended preparation: ANTH 260. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

564 Advances in Evolution and Human Behavior 3 Recent trends in the study of evolution and human behavior. Typically offered Spring.

565 Human Evolution 3 Human origins in the light of the fossil record and evolutionary theory. Credit not granted for both ANTH 465 and ANTH 565. Recommended preparation: ANTH 260. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

566 Evolutionary Psychology 3 Overview of evolutionary psychology; theoretical foundations, insights, and key research contributions and applications from this interdisciplinary field. Typically offered Even Years - Spring.

567 Primate Behavioral Ecology 3 Seminar-based course focusing on evolutionary analysis of primate behavior, morphology and ecology.

568 Research Design and Grant Writing 3 Project development, research design, and successful proposal writing.

569 Evolutionary Cultural Anthropology 3 Evolutionary nature of culture and its interactions with human biology (genes) and ecology. Typically offered Fall.

570 Sediments in Geoarchaeology 4 (3-3) Sediment-forming processes, sedimentological techniques, reconstruction of Quaternary environments, and sedimentology of site-forming processes. Typically offered Fall.

571 Stable Isotope Analysis in Anthropology 4 (3-3) Lab and seminar course on stable isotope applications, methods, and interpretations within the field of Anthropology. Typically offered Even Years - Spring.

572 Residue Analysis and Experimental Archaeology 4 (3-3) The science of archaeological residues, identification of organic and inorganic compounds, method and theory of interpretation, experimental archaeology, ethnoarchaeology. Typically offered Even Years - Fall.

573 Zooarchaeology 4 (2-6) Identification of animal bones from archaeological sites, methodological and theoretical techniques for interpreting faunal remains. Typically offered Fall. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

576 Paleoethnobotany 4 (3-3) Methods of analysis and interpretation of botanical remains recovered from archeological sites, including pollen, phytoliths, starch, wood, and macro-botanical remains. Typically offered Spring.

581 Comparative Biology of Social Traditions 3 Phylogenetic and modeling perspectives used to examine the evolution of social learning and cultural transmission in humans and other animals. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 581, BIOLOGY 581).

591 Special Topics in Anthropology 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Examination of current areas of anthropological theory and research. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

593 Publishing and Professional Communication 3 Preparation of original research reports; survey of types of professional communication, and of standards and techniques. Typically offered Fall.

596 (Effective through Spring 2017) IPEM Seminar 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: By permission only. Symposia and project work sessions for the WSU/UW IGERT: Program in Evolutionary Modeling. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 596, BIOLOGY 598). S, F grading.

598 Advanced Anthropology Internship V 1-15 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 hours. Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission. Participation as archaeological or cultural anthropological intern in public or private sectors; requires special arrangement with faculty advisor. Typically offered Spring. S, F grading.

599 Archaeological Field School V 2-8 Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission. Training in methods of archaeological data recovery and analysis. Typically offered Summer Session.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.

800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the Anthropology PhD program. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.

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