892 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

892-110 INTRODUCTORY ANTHROPOLOGY GS 3 cr
An introductory survey of major divisions in the field of anthropology. Topics include the origins of Homo sapiens, the rise of civilization, genetic variation among contemporary human groups, linguistics, and the cross-cultural study of societies at differing levels of organizational complexity.

892-218 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY GS 3 cr
Varieties of human cultures past and present throughout the world, emphasizing the comparative study of social systems.

892-324 PEOPLES AND CULTURES OF THE PACIFIC GS 3 cr
Survey of the prehistory and contemporary cultures of Pacific Island societies: Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Island South East Asia, and Australia. Area topics vary.
Prereq: Individual and Society or Global Perspectives or junior standing.

892-334/534 WOMEN IN CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE GS 3 cr
Anthropological approaches to the cross-cultural study of gender relations with emphasis on societies of the non-Western world. Topics vary.
Prereq: Individual and Society or Global Perspectives or sophomore standing.

892-490 ANTHROPOLOGY WORKSHOP 1-6 cr
Repeatable. Prereq: Consent of instructor.

892-494/694 ANTHROPOLOGY SEMINAR Repeatable 3 cr

892-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES IN ANTHROPOLOGY 3 cr
Repeatable. Prereq: 6 credits in anthropology or consent of instructor.

892-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ANTHROPOLOGY 1-3 cr
Repeatable. Prereq: Jr or sr st and cons instr.

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