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ANTH: Anthropology


5005. Contemporary Latin American Cultures (3)
Introduces varied and diverse cultural groups in modern Latin America.
5010. Advanced Archaeological Methods and Theory (3)
P: ANTH 3077 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Advanced survey of methodology relevant to analysis of archaeological cultures. Emphasis on research design, processes of culture change, and theoretical applications.
5015. Advanced Ethnographic Methods and Theory (3)
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. 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. Emphasis on 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. Emphasis on cross-cultural examinations of non-industrial societies.
5120. Archaeology of the Southeastern US (3)
P: ANTH 2000 or consent of instructor. Intensive study of prehistoric cultures in Southeastern US. Emphasis on cultural dynamics and environmental relationships.
5125. Historical Archaeology (3)
P: ANTH 2000 or consent of instructor. Development and practice of historical archaeology with theoretical and methodological contributions. Contemporary issues, including ongoing projects in NC and Southeast.
5126. Public Archaeology (3)
P: ANTH 2000 or consent of instructor. Pragmatic approach to archaeology beyond academic setting, including legislative mandates, contract archaeology, and public education.
5175. Advanced Archaeological Field Training (6)
40 hours of field research per week (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 maximum of 6 s.h. P: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Advanced level. Topics vary depending on student interest and current issues.
5202. Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology (3)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. P: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Advanced level. Topics vary depending on student interest and current issues.
5203. Special Topics in Physical Anthropology (3)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. P: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Advanced level. Topics vary depending on student interest and current issues.
6007. Medical Anthropology and Public Health: A Global Perspective (3) Same as MPH 6007
Explores the issues related to the fields of medical anthropology and public health leading toward developing global health interventions.
6020. Advanced Physical Anthropology Methods and Theory (3)
P: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Advanced training. Primate behavior, human genetics, anthroposcopy, anthropometry, dermatoglyphics, and osteometry.
6101. Core Course: Archaeology (3)
P: Admission to anthropology graduate program or consent of instructor. Methodological concepts, cultural-historical applications, and theoretical orientations appropriate to contemporary research in archaeology.
6102. Core Course: Cultural Anthropology (3)
P: Admission to anthropology graduate program or consent of instructor. Contemporary research in subfield of cultural anthropology.
6103. Core Course: Physical Anthropology (3)
P: Admission to anthropology graduate program or consent of instructor. Contemporary research in subfield of physical anthropology.
6104. Anthropological Research Design (3)
P: Admission to anthropology graduate program or consent of instructor. Analytical techniques most useful to anthropologists. Persuasive writing and organizational skills necessary to develop effective research program.
6106. Anthropological Perspectives of Security (3)
P: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Explores security and violence issues related to cultural anthropology.
6225. Battlefield Archaeology (3) Same as HIST 6225
Theoretical and practical approaches to the analysis of battlefields using archaeology, history, and material culture.
6501, 6502, 6503. Independent Reading and Research (1,2,3)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. for thesis and internship option and 3 s.h. for non-thesis option. P: Consent of instructor. Intensive research in selected sub-discipline of anthropology.
6993, 6994. Internship (3,3)
140 hours of supervised field experience. P: Admission to ANTH graduate program.
6845. Advanced Archaeological and Museum Artifact Conservation (3) Same as MAST 6845 and HIST 6845
P: Consent of instructor. Advanced archaeological and curatorial artifact conservation, stabilization, and micro-excavation techniques and training.
6860. Archaeological and Museum Conservation Methods Internship (3) Same as MAST 6860 and HIST 6860
P: HIST 6840 and consent of instructor. Internship in Archaeological and Museum artifact conservation and artifact conservation laboratory operations.
7000. Thesis (1-6)
May be repeated. May count maximum of 3 s.h.
7001. Thesis: Summer Research (1)
May be repeated. No credit may count toward degree. Students conducting thesis research may only register for this course during the summer.
7007. Special Topics in Anthropological Research and Methodology (1,2,3)
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of instructor. Emerging and specialized research techniques and methodologies for anthropological studies.
7008. Directed Studies in Anthropology (1,2,3)
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of instructor. Independent study on selected topic. May include field work, lab work, directed readings, or some combination thereof.
9000. Dissertation Research (3-12)
May be repeated. May count a maximum of 24 s.h.
9001. Dissertation: Summer Research (1)
May be repeated. No credit may count toward degree. Students conducting dissertation research may only register for this course during the summer.