Anthropology Courses

AN 5140 Special Topics in Anthropology - 3 graduate credits
Specialized topics chosen for graduate seminar by individual faculty. Scheduled as needed.


AN 5410 Native Americans: Past and Present - 3 graduate credits
This course traces the history of native cultures in North America with an accent on the northeastern region for teachers and other educators. Various Indian cultures will be described in traditional anthropological categories such as language, kinship, religion, politics and subsistence. Cultural change, relativism, ethnocentrism and social conflict are some of the topics used to understand their culture from the past into the present.


AN 5910 Independent Study Anthropology - 1-3 graduate credits
Independent study provides students with the opportunity to round out their background in anthropology through reading and research that supplements previous coursework in the field. A research paper, periodic conferences and an oral examination may be required. Consent of a faculty supervisor, the Department Chair and the Associate Vice President of the College of Graduate Studies is required.

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