ECU Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2001
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COURSES
SECTION 9

                                                       

SIGNIFICANCE OF COURSE NUMBERS

0001‑0999 Remedial 2000‑2999 Sophomore 4000‑4999 Senior 6000‑6999 Graduate 8000‑9000 Doctoral
1000‑1999 Freshman 3000‑3999 Junior 5000‑5999 Graduate 7000‑7999 Specialist  

Five-thousand-level (5000‑5999) courses are graduate courses. Undergraduate students may be admitted with the written permission of the chairperson of the department or the dean of the school in which the course is offered. For 6000-level and above courses, see graduate catalog.  Courses normally meet 1 hour per week for each semester hour credit. The numbers in parentheses following the title for each course listed under the various programs, departments, and schools of the university indicate the semester hours credit. Exceptions to the rule, such as labs, are printed under course titles.

NAME ABBREVIATIONS

ACCT  Accounting                                                                                      School of Business

ADED  Adult Education                                                                             School of Education

AERO  Aerospace Studies                                                   School of Industry and Technology

AMID  Apparel, Merchandising, and Interior Design      School of Human Environmental Sciences

ANAT Anatomy                                                                                          School of Medicine

ANTH Anthropology                                                                       Department of Anthropology

ART     Art                                                                                                          School of Art

ASAS  Area Studies-Asian Studies                                               College of Arts and Sciences

ASEU  Area Studies-European Studies                                         College of Arts and Sciences

ASIP    Administrative Services and Information Processing                          School of Education

ASLS   American Sign Language Studies                                 School of Allied Health Sciences

BIOC   Biochemistry                                                                                   School of Medicine

BIOL   Biology                                                                                      Department of Biology

BIOS   Biostatistics                                                                 School of Allied Health Sciences

BVTE  Business, Vocational, and Technical Education                                School of Education

CDFR  Child Development and Family Relations          School of Human Environmental Sciences

CHEM Chemistry                                                                               Department of Chemistry

CHIN  Chinese                                               Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

CLAS  Classical Studies                                                               College of Arts and Sciences

CLSC  Clinical Lab Science                                                    School of Allied Health Sciences

CMED Comparative Medicine                                                                      School of Medicine

CMGT Construction Management                                          School of Industry and Technology

COAD Counselor and Adult Education                                                        School of Education

COAS Coastal Studies                                                                 College of Arts and Sciences

COHE Community Health                                                        School of Allied Health Sciences

                                                                          and School of Health and Human Performance

COMM                                                               Communication Department of Communication

CRM   Coastal Resources Management                                        College of Arts and Sciences

CSCI   Computer Science                                                              Department of Mathematics

CSDI   Speech and Hearing Sciences                                      School of Allied Health Sciences

DESN  Design and Drafting                                                  School of Industry and Technology

DNCE Dance                                                                       Department of Theatre and Dance

DRED  Driver Education                                             School of Health and Human Performance

DSCI   Decision Sciences                                                                          School of Business

DTEC  Digital Communications Technology                            School of Industry and Technology

ECON Economics                                                                            Department of Economics

EDTC  Educational Technology                                                                  School of Education

EDUC  Education                                                                                      School of Education

EHST   Environmental Health                                                School of Industry and Technology

ELEC   Electricity/Electronics                                               School of Industry and Technology

ELEM  Elementary Education                                                                     School of Education

EMST  Electronic Mass Media Studies                                                       School of Education

ENGL  English                                                                                       Department of English

ETHN  Ethnic Studies                                                                   College of Arts and Sciences

EXSS   Exercise and Sport Science                           School of Health and Human Performance

FACS  Family and Consumer Sciences                                                      School of Education

FINA   Finance                                                                                           School of Business

FLGC  Foreign Languages, Generic                  Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

FORL  Foreign Languages                               Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

FREN  French                                                Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

GEOG Geography                                                                             Department of Geography

GEOL  Geology                                                                                    Department of Geology

GERM German                                              Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

GERO  Gerontology                                                                          Interdisciplinary Programs

GRK    Greek                                                 Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

GRPH  Graphics                                                                  School of Industry and Technology

HESC  Human Environmental Sciences                      School of Human Environmental Sciences

HIMA  Health Information Management                                     School of Allied Health Sciences

HIST    History                                                                                       Department of History

HLTH  Health                                                            School of Health and Human Performance

HNRS  Honors                                                                                                Honors Program

HPRO  Health Professions                                                       School of Allied Health Sciences

HUMS Medical Humanities                                                                         School of Medicine

IDIS     Industrial Distribution                                                 School of Industry and Technology

INTE   Interdepartmental                                                                              School of Medicine

INTL   International Studies                                                           Center for International Affairs

ITAL    Italian                                                  Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

ITEC    Industrial Technology                                                 School of Industry and Technology

JAPN   Japanese                                            Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

JUST   Criminal Justice                                School of Social Work and Criminal Justice Studies

LATN  Latin                                                    Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

LDVP  Leadership Development                                            Center for Leadership Development

LEED   Educational Leadership                                                                  School of Education

LIBS    Library Studies and Educational Technology                                    School of Education

MANF Manufacturing                                                          School of Industry and Technology

MAST Maritime Studies                                                          Coastal Resources Management

MATH Mathematics                                                                       Department of Mathematics

MCBI  Microbiology                                                                                   School of Medicine

MGMT Management                                                                                  School of Business

MIDG  Middle Grades Education                                                                School of Education

MKTG Marketing                                                                                        School of Business

MLSC Military Science                                                         School of Industry and Technology

MRST  Medieval and Renaissance Studies                                    College of Arts and Sciences

MULT Multidisciplinary Studies                                                     College of Arts and Sciences

MUSC Music                                                                                                  School of Music

NCST  North Carolina Studies                                                      College of Arts and Sciences

NEUR  Neuroscience                                                                                  School of Medicine

NUHM Nutrition and Hospitality Management               School of Human Environmental Sciences

NURS  Nursing                                                                                            School of Nursing

OCCT Occupational Therapy                                                   School of Allied Health Sciences

PADM Public Administration                                                     Department of Political Science

PADP  Physician Assistant                                                     School of Allied Health Sciences

PATH  Pathology                                                                                        School of Medicine

PHAR  Pharmacology                                                                                 School of Medicine

PHIL    Philosophy                                                                            Department of Philosophy

PHLY  Physiology                                                                                      School of Medicine

PHYS  Physics                                                                                    Department of Physics

PLAN  Planning                                                                   School of Industry and Technology

POLS  Political Science                                                           Department of Political Science

PSYC  Psychology                                                                          Department of Psychology

PTHE   Physical Therapy                                                        School of Allied Health Sciences

RCLS  Recreation and Leisure Studies                       School of Health and Human Performance

READ  Reading                                                                                        School of Education

REHB  Rehabilitation Studies                                                   School of Allied Health Sciences

RELI    Religious Studies                                                              College of Arts and Sciences

RONC Radiation Oncology                                                                         School of Medicine

RUSS  Russian                                              Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

SAFT   Safety                                                                      School of Industry and Technology

SCIE    Science Education                                                                        School of Education

SOCI   Sociology                                                                               Department of Sociology

SOCW Social Work                                   School of Social Work and Criminal Justice Studies

SPAN  Spanish                                              Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

SPCH  Speech                                                                          Department of Communication

SPED   Special Education                                                                         School of Education

TCHR  Teacher Education                                                                         School of Education

TECH  Technology                                                                                    School of Education

THEA  Theatre Arts                                                               Department of Theatre and Dance

WOST   Women's Studies                                                            College of Arts and Sciences

COURSE DESCRIPTION KEY

(Number)=Credit Hours

(WI)=Writing Intensive; (WI*)=Selected Sections are Writing Intensive

(F)=Offered During Fall Semester; (S)=Offered During Spring Semester; (SS)=Offered During Summer Session

P=Prerequisite(s); C=Corequisite(s); P/C=Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s); R=Recommended P, C, or P/C

Some courses that carry general education credit have been identified in the course listings using the following key.  However,  there may be other courses with the prefix which also carry general education credit.  Courses in major prefix may not count toward general education.

(GE:EN)=English

(GE:EX)=Exercise and Sport Science

(GE:FA)=Fine Arts

(GE:HL)=Health

(GE:HU)=Humanities

(GE:MA)=Mathematics

(GE:SC)=Science

(GE:SO)=Social Science

ACCT: ACCOUNTING

Preference in registration for courses numbered 3000 and above will be given to declared majors and intended majors with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

2401. Financial Accounting (3) (F) (S) (SS) P: MATH 1065 or 1066. Basic concepts and transformation processes of the accounting information system.

2521. Managerial Accounting (3) (F) (S) (SS) P: ACCT 2401; DSCI 2223. Accounting information systems for gathering and organizing data for planning and control of organization activities.

3551. Intermediate Accounting I (3) (F) (S) (SS) P: ACCT 2521; P/C: FINA 3724. Concepts, principles, and transformations underlying the compilation and presentation of financial statements.

3561. Intermediate Accounting II (3) (F) (S) (SS) P: ACCT 3551. Financial reporting theory, financial reporting problems, and contemporary financial accounting issues.

3611. Auditing (3) (F) (S) P: ACCT 3561. Auditing standards and procedures and their relation to principles and systems of internal control of business operations.

3621. Cost Accounting (3) (F) (S) P: ACCT 2521. Types of cost accounting including the application and analysis of standard costs for planning, control, and product costing.

3731. Advanced and Nonprofit Accounting (3) (F) (S) P: ACCT 3561. Accounting for business combinations, not‑for‑profit organizations, and international operations.

4451. International Accounting (3) (F) (S) P: FINA 3724. Study of international financial reporting, accounting, and controllership.

4611. Controllership I (3) (F) (S) (WI) P: ACCT 3561. Controllership, including concepts of taxation and their effect upon business decision making and international accounting issues.

4621. Controllership II (3) (F) (S) P: ACCT 3561; DSCI 3063. Controllership, including concepts of auditing with internal emphasis and not-for-profit sector accounting.

4651. Accounting Information Systems (3) (F) (S) P: ACCT 3561; DSCI 3063. Accounting information system procedures, techniques, and cycles with emphasis upon internal report generation and decision making.

4821. Advanced Auditing (3) P: ACCT 3611. Application of various auditing procedures and techniques as they apply to audits and related accounting problems.

4921. Accounting Problems (3) P: ACCT 3561, 3621. Accounting problems with special emphasis in the areas of cost accounting, international accounting, business combinations, practical application, and the audit.

ACCT Banked Courses

3581. Intermediate Accounting III (3)

4941. Topics in Accounting (3)

4951. Legal Environment of Professional Accounting (3)

AERO: GENERAL MILITARY COURSE

Consent of department chair is a prerequisite for all courses  above 2999.

1100. Introduction to the Air Force Today (1) (F) Basic introduction to US Air Force customs, courtesies, opportunities, and benefits. Covers the foundations of officership, core values, and oral and written communications.

1101. Leadership Lab (1) (F) 2 lab hours per week. C: AERO 1100. Training in military drill and ceremonies to include individual, element, and flight activities; introduction to US Air Force customs and courtesies. Introduction to and participation in US Air Force physical fitness activities.

1102. Introduction to the Air Force Today (1) (S) P: AERO 1100. Introduction to the organization of the US Air Force and continued study of officership and communication skills; includes group leadership application problems and a macro US history overview.

1103. Leadership Lab (1) (S) 2 lab hours per week. P: AERO 1101. Further study of US Air Force customs and courtesies, including those of the flag; introduction to grade structure and chain of command; introduction to honor and ethics, and a survey of the environment of the US Air Force officer. Continued participation in US Air Force physical fitness activities.

2200. The Evolution of the United States Air Force Air and Space Power (1) (F) P: AERO 1102. Milestones in the development and deployment of air power leading to its growth as a primary element of national security. Includes historical events, leaders, and technical developments which have surrounded the growth of air power from its inception through present applications. Includes a basic look at leadership as well as written and oral communication skills.

2201. Leadership Lab (1) (F) 2 lab hours per week. P: AERO 1103; C: AERO 2200. Advanced work and studies in subjects covered in AERO 1103 with emphasis on development of personal responsibility, military proficiency, and leadership skills. Participating in US Air Force physical fitness tests.

2202. The Evolution of the United States Air Force Air and Space Power (1) (S) P: AERO 2200. Study of leadership, professionalism, and ethical behavior as they relate to the environment and role of the US Air Force officer. Includes quality principles and techniques as well as written and oral communication skills.

2203. Leadership Lab (1) (S) 2 lab hours per week P: AERO 2201; C: AERO 2202.. Continued studies of the environment of the US Air Force officer and other subjects related to AERO 2201 with emphasis on development of sense of  responsibility, operation of the cadet corps, and leadership skills in preparation for field training. Includes participating in and meeting US Air Force physical fitness requirements.

3300. Air Force Leadership Studies (3) (F) Application of listening, speaking, and writing skills in US Air Force peculiar formats and situations; study of selected concepts, principles, and theories of US Air Force leadership and management; introduction and development of quality concepts and processes; study of individual leadership skills and personal strengths and weaknesses in US Air Force environments; and the study of an officer’s responsibilities in the counseling and feedback process.

3301. Leadership Lab (1) (F) 2 lab hours per week. C: AERO 3300. Reinforces leadership and management theory covered in AERO 3300 through practical application; establishes corps training policy and directives; and augments military drill and ceremony skills. Includes participating in and meeting US Air Force physical fitness requirements.

3302. Air Force Leadership Studies (3) (S) P: AERO 3300. Further application of listening, speaking, and writing skills in US Air Force peculiar formats and situations. Study of US Air Force officer’s duties and responsibilities as a subordinate leader, of the authority and responsibilities of a US Air Force officer, and of the application and concepts of ethical behavior.

3303. Leadership Lab (1) (S) 2 lab hours per week. P: AERO 3301; C: AERO 3302. Provides advanced leadership and management experience and stresses practical application of human relations in dealing with superiors, peers, and subordinates. Includes participating in and meeting US Air Force physical fitness requirements.

4400. National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty (3) (F) P: AERO 3302. Analysis of the crucial questions of the role and function of the professional military officer in a democratic society and the complex relationships involved in civil‑military interactions. Study of the framework and formulation of defense policy and strategy. Emphasis is on developing communication skills.

4401. Leadership Lab (1) (F) 2 lab hours per week. P: AERO 3302; C: AERO 4400. Education, training and personal guidance in the various junior officer duties and responsibilities; military drill and ceremony skills; and experience in leadership. Includes participating in and meeting US Air Force physical fitness requirements.

4402. National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty (3) (S) P: AERO 4400. Continued study of the framework and formation of defense policy and strategy. Study of the military justice system and the roles of a US Air Force officer in today’s society. Continued emphasis is placed on development of communication skills, officership, and ethics.

4403. Leadership Lab (1) (S) 2 lab hours per week. Continuation of AERO 4401. P: AERO 4401; C: AERO 4402. Further education and training in junior officer duties and responsibilities, including emphasis on practical leadership and management application in a realistic environment and on preparation for and transition to active duty.

AMID: APPAREL MERCHANDISING AND INTERIOR DESIGN

1135. Principles of Merchandising (3) (F) (S) Principles of apparel design, fashion terminology, organization of the apparel industry, and study of American and foreign designers.

1180. Interior Design Fundamentals (1) (F) (S) Fundamentals of interior design with emphasis on the use of design elements and principles.

1181. Interior Design Fundamentals Laboratory (2) (F) (S) 4 lab hours per week. C: AMID 1180. Application of the elements and principles of design as it affects the environment.

1500. Color in Interiors: Theory and Application (3) (F) (S) P: AMID 1180, 1181. Intermediate study of color in interior design with emphasis on color theories and systems, color interaction, psychological effects of color, and practical applications.

2003. Apparel Construction for Secondary Education (2) (SS2001) C: AMID 2004. Application and evaluation of techniques in teaching fabric selection and apparel construction.

2004. Apparel Construction for Secondary Education Laboratory (1) (SS2001) 3 lab hours per week. C: AMID 2003. Application of construction principles; the interrelationship of fabric selection, pattern selection and alteration, and garment fit.

2034. Textiles (3) (S) C: AMID 2035. Study of textile fibers and fabrics with emphasis on quality, performance, care, and selection. Introduction to the textile industry.

2035. Textiles Laboratory (1) (S) C: AMID 2034. Assessment of textile fibers and fabrics as related to quality and performance.

2040. Textiles for Interiors (3) (S) (SS)  Study of textile products and fabrics for interiors. Emphasis on selection, performance, and care of interior textiles.

2050. Quality Analysis: Apparel (3) (F) P: AMID 1135, 2034, 2035. Evaluation of apparel construction through identification, differentiation, and analysis. The relationship between product quality and the production, distribution, and consumption of apparel.

2239. Apparel and Human Behavior (3) (S) Study of the cultural, social, psychological, and economic aspects of apparel which affect the selection and use of apparel by the consumer.

2350. Merchandising Strategies (3) (F) (Formerly AMID 3237) P: AMID 1135. Effect of fashion trends and influence on consumer buying patterns and merchandising of fashion. Responsibilities of retail personnel in purchasing and merchandising of fashion products.

2500, 2501. Interior Design I and Laboratory: Introduction to Spatial Composition and Design (1,2) (F) (S) 1 classroom and 4 lab hours per week. P: AMID 1180, 1181; C for 2500: AMID 2501; C for 2501: AMID 2500. Fundamentals of spatial planning, building structure and design in residential and commercial interiors. Application and analysis of graphic presentation techniques in communicating spatial planning and design in residential and commercial interiors.

2600, 2601. Interior Design II and Laboratory: Proxemics, Behavior, and Design Process (1,2) (F) (S) 1 classroom and 4 lab hours per week. P: AMID 2500, 2501; C for 2600: AMID 2601; C for 2601: AMID 2600. Study of the implications of social, psychological, and cultural influences on the design and function of interior spaces. Attention to the relationship between human needs and interior spaces. Application of the theory and research of social, psychological, and cultural influences on the design of interior spaces. Orthographics and 3-dimensional presentation and color techniques in design of public and private multi‑unit interior spaces.

2700. Historic Interiors I: 3000 BC Through Mid-Nineteenth Century (3) (WI) (F) Survey of the major styles of interiors from 3000 BC through the mid-nineteenth century. Emphasis on influences and characteristics of styles in Italy, France, England, and North America.

2750. Historic Interiors II: Late Nineteenth and Twentieth  Centuries (3) (WI) (S) Survey of the major styles of interiors of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Emphasis on design movements, furniture and interior designers, manufacturers, and products, both nationally and internationally.

3001, 3002, 3003. Special Topics (1,2,3) (F) (S) May be repeated for credit with a change of topic. P: Consent of instructor; may vary by topic offered. Special topics in selected areas of apparel, merchandising, and interior design. Variable titles, content, and hours permitted.

3350. Merchandising Analysis (3) (S) (Formerly AMID 4237) P: AMID 2350. Buying, management, and operations in the apparel industry, including wholesale and retail. Emphasis on understanding interrelationships between the buying and merchandising functions.

3400. Visual Merchandising, Planning, and Operations (3) (S) P: AMID 1135. Application of merchandising and promotion concepts and strategies to the sale of fashion products and services.

3550. Materials and Specifications for Interior Design (3) (F) P: AMID 2040, 2600, 2601. Study of building materials and interior finishes. Emphasis on product knowledge, application, maintenance, and specification techniques.

3600. Interior Design III: Systems (3) (F) (S) 6 lab hours per week. P: AMID 1500, 2600, 2601; DESN 3030, 3031. Fundamental principles of energy‑driven systems as in residential and commercial interiors. Includes development of graphic presentation techniques.

3650. Kitchen and Bath Design (3) (SS) 1 lecture and 4 lab hours per week. P: AMID 3550, 3600. Fundamentals of kitchen and bath design; emphasis on design detailing, ergonomics considerations, and universal design criteria; client project required.

3700. Computer Aided Design in Interior Design (3) (F) (S) 6 lab hours per week. P: AMID 2600, 2601; DESN 3030, 3031. Application of graphic presentation techniques using computer drafting programs. Problems in orthographic and three‑dimensional forms in both residential and commercial interiors.

3883. Professional Development in Merchandising (3) (S) P: Senior standing. Preparation for merchandising internship. Development of management and leadership abilities within the apparel industry.  Attention is given to cultivating skills and knowledge required for successful management in a global economy.

3999. Professional Procedures in Interior Design (2) (S) P/C: Interior design major; SPCH 2510 or 2520; all required major courses below the 4000 level. Examination of the interior design profession and support industries. Business practices such as documentation, contracting, subcontracting, bidding, and management of interior design services.

4001, 4002, 4003. Independent Study/Apparel, Textiles, Merchandising, and Interior Design (1,2,3) (F) (S) P: Junior standing. Problems in one or more of the following disciplines: apparel, textiles, merchandising, and interior design.

4209. Directed Study: Merchandising, Apparel, and Textiles (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) P: Senior Standing.  Individualized study of problems and/or issues in merchandising.

4300. Global Textile and Apparel Economics (3) (WI) (F) P: AMID 2034; ECON 2113. Economic issues affecting the textile and apparel industries and the impact of these issues on merchandising and consumption of end‑use products.

4350. Merchandise Buying and Sourcing (3) (F) (S) (SS) P: AMID 3350. Making buying decisions, including applying the buying plan and sourcing alternatives.  Application of the computer in the buying process.

4500, 4501. Interior Design IV and Laboratory: Universal Design (1,2) (S) 1 classroom and 4 lab hours per week. P: AMID 3600; DESN 3030; C for 4500: AMID 4501; C for 4501: AMID 4500. Barrier-free interior design for all populations. Emphasis on physical aspects of the near environment which contribute to safety, comfort, and convenience. Barrier free space planning for all populations. Development of graphic presentation techniques.

4600, 4601. Interior Design V and Laboratory: Commercial Design (1,2) (WI) (F) 1 classroom and 4 lab hours per week. P: AMID 3600, 3700; C for 4600: AMID 4601; C for 4601: AMID 4600. Theories and principles of space programming applied to commercial interior design. Commercial codes and products for interiors. Planning for commercial interiors based on space programming. Specification of commercial interior products. Development of graphic presentation techniques.

4650. Advanced Computer-Aided Design (3) (F) P: AMID 3700. Advanced computer drafting of interior environments using 2-D, 3-D, and animated computer presentation. Commercial, institutional, and residential interior design problems are incorporated into course requirements.

4700. Problems in Interiors (3) (S) 6 lab hours per week. May be repeated for a maximum 6 s.h. of credit. P: AMID 3600, 3700. Comprehensive design process as applied to the development of a residential or commercial interior design problem. Development of graphic presentation techniques.

4750. Interior Design for Adaptive Reuse (3) (WI) (SS) 6 lab hours per week. P: AMID 3600, 3700. Synthesis of interior design knowledge and application to the redesign of existing structures for contemporary use.

4880. Interior Design Internship (3) (SS) 200 work hours. P: AMID 3999; senior interior design major; consent of instructor. Work experience involving application of interior design knowledge and skills under the direction of a professional interior designer.

4883. Merchandising, Apparel, and Textiles Internship (3) (F) (SS) 200 work hours. P: Senior merchandising major; minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA; consent of instructor. Supervised work experience designed to enhance the student's competency in merchandising through integration of theory and practice.

AMID Banked Courses

2301. Computer Applications in Merchandising (3)
3207. Special Problems in Food and Nutrition (3)
3307. History of Costume and Textiles (3)
4308. Professional Development in Merchandising, Apparel, and Textiles (3)
4333. Quality Analysis: Textiles (2)
4334. Quality Analysis Laboratory: Textiles (1)
5325. Costume and Textile Conservation (3)
5337. Tailoring (3)
5338. Problems in Apparel, Merchandising, and Interior Design (3)
5387. Interior Lighting Design (3)
5389. Contemporary Interpretation of Period Interiors (3)

ANTH: ANTHROPOLOGY

1000. Introduction to Anthropology (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO) General introduction to anthropological studies of human culture.

2000. Archaeology Around the World (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO) Introduction to the prehistory of the major geographic regions and culture areas of the world, from the origins of human culture to the beginning of recorded history.

2005. Environmental Anthropology (3) (S) (GE:SO) Examination of ways in which humans have adapted to different environments from prehistoric to modern times.

2010. Societies Around the World (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO) Ethnographic survey of world culture areas showing similarities and variations in cultural patterns.

2015. Introduction to Biological Anthropology (3) (WI*) (F) (S) (GE:SC) Same as BIOL 2015. May count toward general education science requirement for all except ANTH majors. May not count toward general education social science requirement. RP: BIOL course. Introduction to evolutionary theory, human evolution, and the formation of human variability, adaptation and genetics, and our relationship with other primates.

2016. Biological Anthropology Laboratory (1) (F) (S) (GE:SC) Same as BIOL 2016. May count toward general education science requirement for all except ANTH majors. May not count toward general education social science requirement. C: ANTH 2015. Laboratories in human genetics, population genetics, anthropometry, anthroposcopy, dermatoglyphics, blood pressure, blood typing, osteometry, primate taxonomy, and human evolution.

2025. Sexual Behavior from an Anthropological Perspective (3) (F) (GE:SO) P: Introductory ANTH, SOCI, or PSYC course or consent of instructor. Human sexual behavior from an evolutionary and cross-cultural–mainly non-western–viewpoint.

2200. Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO) Introduction to the nature of human culture. Emphasis is placed on the concepts and methods of the cross-cultural study of human societies.

3002. Cultures of East Asia (3) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor. Exploration  of the regions, cultures, historic development, and role in the global economy of East Asia (China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam) and Southeast Asia (Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia).

3003. Cultures of Africa (3) (S01) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor. Study of the traditional cultures of Africa south of the Sahara.

3004. Cultures of the South Pacific (3)  (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor. Study of the traditional cultures of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia.

3005. North American Indians (3)  (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor. Origin and cultural development of aboriginal peoples of North America. Survey of representative Indian populations with respect to native economic, social, and religious organization.

3009. Motherhood of God in Asian Traditions (3) (F00) (GE:SO) Same as RELI 3000 and WOST 3000. Study of female representation of deities in Eastern traditions, including Hinduism, Mahayana Buddhism, and Taoism; examination of religious and social impact of such representation.

3011. Hunter-Gatherer Lifeways (3) (S) P: ANTH 1000 or 2000 or 2005 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor. Cross-cultural examination of hunter-gatherer lifeways using ethnographic, archaeological, and ethnoarchaeological data.

3016. Cultures of the Caribbean (3) (S) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor. Overview of culture in the Caribbean archipelago and adjacent coastal regions of North, South, and Central America. Focus on the multicultural history of the area and its place in contemporary world culture.

3017. Cultures of Mexico and Guatemala (3)  (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor. Survey of the indigenous peoples of Mexico and Guatemala, with emphasis on their history, social institutions, belief systems, and present‑day status in relation to national development.

3018. Cultures of South and Central America (3) (F00) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor. Survey of the indigenous populations of lower Central and South America stressing social organization, ecology, adaptation, and the cultural emphases of particular groups and contemporary trends and issues.

3020. Primate Behavior and Social Organization (3) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 2015, 2016; or consent of instructor. A comparative examination of prosimians, monkeys, and apes in natural and experimental situations that enhance understanding of human behavior and social organization.

3024. Heredity and Culture (3) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 2015, 2016; or consent of instructor. An examination of relationships between genetics and culture in previous and contemporary human societies.

3027. Human Health and Disease Ecology (3) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 2015, 2016; or consent of instructor. Study of disease ecology exploring interaction between environment, behavior, and illness; examining environmental niches conducive to the maintenance and spread of disease; and reviewing methods of examining diseases in prehistoric societies.

3050. Ethnographic Field Methods (3) (S) P: ANTH 1000 or consent of instructor. Introduction to the methods of ethnographic fieldwork. Through lectures, readings, and fieldwork, students will survey and apply formal and informal ethnographic research techniques.

3077. Archaeological Methods (3) (S) P: ANTH 2000 or consent of instructor. Introduction to basic archaeological methods and techniques in site survey, site types, excavation, recording processing, presentation, chronometry, and analysis of materials.

3111. North American Archaeology (3) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2000 or consent of instructor. Culture, history, and development of prehistoric cultures of North America from earliest times to the period of European colonization.

3115. Caribbean Archaeology (3) (F) P: ANTH 2000 or consent of instructor. Archaeology of the Circum Caribbean area from the Archaic Period to the end of the Colonial Period.

3175. Archaeological Field Training (6) (SS) 40 hours of field work per week (summer). P: ANTH 3077 or equivalent. Practical application of archaeological methods and cultural analysis in field research situations.

3200. Women's Roles in Cross‑Cultural Perspective (3) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor. Comparative study of the cross‑cultural development and diversity of women's roles.

3252. Medical Anthropology (3)  (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor.  Comparative and holistic study of cultural behavior in the context of health and disease.

4000, 4001. Selected Topics in Anthropology (3,3) A maximum of 6 s.h. may be earned in ANTH 4000, 4001; SOCI 4000, 4001. P: ANTH 1000; 6 s.h. in ANTH above 2999. Study of specialized topics and current developments in anthropology.

4025. Theory in Anthropology (3) (WI) (F) P: ANTH 1000 or consent of instructor; RP: ANTH 3050; or 3077; or 4400, 4401. Examination of the historical development of the major theoretical schools within anthropology through the study of recurrent issues debated by key theorists in the discipline.

4050. Psychological Anthropology (3) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor.  Influence of culture and social institutions on the formation of social norms, individual and group personality, and cross‑cultural cognitive development.

4054. Anthropology of Religion (3) (F01) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor. Comparative and cross‑cultural study of religion in relationship to culture and society with emphasis on the role of culture in shaping the expression of religious experience.

4225. Human Evolution (3) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 2015, 2016; or consent of instructor. Survey of the data, methods, and theoretical problems in human evolution.

4253. Social Anthropology (3) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor. Study of social organization with emphasis on kinship and descent.

4260. Cultural Ecology (3) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor. Study of the relationship of human populations to their environments. Basic principles and approaches of cultural ecology are examined and applied to case study materials.

4400, 4401. Human Skeletal Analysis (4,0) (GE:SO) P: ANTH 2015, 2016; or consent of instructor. Analysis of the human skeleton with emphasis on techniques required for archaeological and anthropological research.

4501, 4502, 4503. Independent Study (1,2,3) (WI*) (F) (S) (SS) P: ANTH 1000 and consent of instructor and department chair. Intensive research in a selected subdiscipline of anthropology.

4550, 4551. Anthropology Honors (3,3) P: Junior standing in ANTH; minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and minimum 3.5 GPA in ANTH; minimum of 20 s.h. in ANTH; or consent of department chair. Extensive program of carefully supervised reading and research in an area of anthropology. Written report in the format of a professional paper in anthropology is required.

5010. Advanced Archaeological Methods and Theory (3) (S) P: ANTH 3077 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Advanced survey of methodology relevant to analysis of archaeological cultures with emphasis on research design, processes of culture change, and theoretical applications.

5015. Advanced Ethnographic Methods and Theory (3) (S) 3 hours per week and field research projects. P: ANTH 3050 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Advanced training in ethnographic field methods and theory, with emphasis on individual and group research.

5030. Economic Anthropology (3) P: ANTH 2200 or consent of instructor. Production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services from an anthropological perspective. Particular Attention is paid to the ways in which society and culture influence economic behaviors in underdeveloped regions.

5065. Maritime Anthropology (3) P: ANTH 2200 or consent of instructor. Systematic study of human adaptations to marine environments around the world from prehistoric to contemporary periods with emphasis on cross‑cultural examinations of nonindustrial societies.

5120. Archaeology of the Southeastern US (3) P: ANTH 2000 or consent of instructor. Intensive study of prehistoric cultures in the southeastern US with emphasis on cultural dynamics and environmental relationships.

5125. Historical Archaeology (3)  P: ANTH 2000 or consent of instructor. Review of the development and practice of historical archaeology. Examination and discussion of theoretical and methodological contributions. Contemporary issues are highlighted by recent and on-going projects in North Carolina and the Southeast.

5175. Advanced Archaeological Field Training (6) (SS) 40 hours per week of field research (summer).  P: ANTH 3077 or 3175 or equivalent; or consent of instructor. Research methods applied to specific archaeological field problems.

5201. Special Topics in Archaeology (3) May be repeated for a maximum of 6 s.h. credit. P: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of selected topics in archaeology at an advanced level. Topics will vary depending on student interest and current issues in archaeology.

5202. Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology (3) May be repeated for a maximum of 6 s.h. credit. P: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of selected topics in cultural anthropology at an advanced level. Topics will vary depending on student interest and current issues in anthropology.

5203. Special Topics in Physical Anthropology (3) May be repeated for a maximum of 6 s.h. credit. P: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of selected topics in physical anthropology at an advanced level. Topics will vary depending on student interest and current issues in anthropology.

ANTH  Banked Courses

2020. Contemporary Human Problems and Global Issues (3)
3075, 3076. Archaeological Methods and Laboratory (3,0)
3112. Archaeology of Mexico and Guatemala (3)
4252. Anthropology of Aging (3)


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