Anthropology Courses

ANT 151 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
The basic principles, fundamental ideas and insights of cultural anthropology will be examined through comparative ethnographic accounts. The view of humans as both the products and creators of their culture will be explored through an analysis of cultural variation and culture change. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

ANT 152 PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
An exploration of the physical, behavioral and cultural heritage of man from an evolutionary point of view. Broad topics will include an assessment of the relevance of primate behavior; theories on the origin of the human line; the evidence for human evolution in terms of stone tools and fossils. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

ANT 261 NATIVE AMERICANS

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
A survey of American prehistory using both archaeological and ethnographic data, covering the past 30,000 years to the European invasion 500 years ago. The history, environment, culture and social institutions characteristic of native Americans will be examined with the focus on adaptation and cultural development of pre-contact cultures. Prerequisite: ANT 151. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

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