Courses Offered

Undergraduate Courses Offered

The following is a list of all Anthropology courses offered. To check the availability of any particular course, refer to the UWM Schedule of Classes or the UWM Academic Catalog.


ANTHRO 14 Foundations of Flamenco
1 cr. Undergraduate.
Survey of the social groups and forces that have led to the formation of the Andalusian Spanish form of musical expression, Flamenco.
Prerequisites: none.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Fall 1998, Fall 1996, Fall 1995.
ANTHRO 101 Introduction to Anthropology: Human Origins
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Principles of evolution, Mendelian genetics, human adaptability, and concept of race; natural history of primates; human evolution; archaeological evidence for the evolution of culture.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Summer 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018.
ANTHRO 102 Introduction to Anthropology: Culture and Society
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Science of human behavior in different cultural contexts; human biological and cultural variability; human societies of the present and recent past; dynamics of culture change.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Summer 2019, Spring 2019, UWinteriM 2019, Fall 2018.
ANTHRO 103 Digging Up the Past: Approaches to Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Why and how extinct cultures are studied. Current archaeological approaches, reconstructing past environments, ethnographic analogy, experimental archaeology.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Summer 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018.
ANTHRO 104 Lifeways in Different Cultures: A Survey of World Societies
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Variety and diversity of human cultural adaptations. Specific peoples and cultures are discussed with respect to their similarities and uniquenesses.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Summer 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 105 Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Methods, techniques, and models of analysis of linguistic anthropology and their applications to the other subfields of anthropology.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 140 Games and Society
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Cultural and social contexts of play and games; institutions, technology, and games. 2 hrs lec, 1 hr dis.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: Jointly offered with and counts as a repeat of DAC 140.
ANTHRO 150 Multicultural America
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Comparative study of U.S. ethnic and racial identities through popular culture with attention to African-, Asian-, Hispanic-, and Native-American experiences.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: CD, SS
Course Rules: Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ANTHRO 156 Food and Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Social and cultural implications of food; nutritional and dietetic concerns of secondary interest. 2 hrs lec, 1 hr dis.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Summer 2017, Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 193 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194).
Last Taught: Fall 2009, Fall 2008, Fall 2007, Spring 2007.
ANTHRO 199 Independent Study
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
For further information, consult dept chair.
Prerequisites: 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Summer 2012, Spring 2011, Spring 2010.
ANTHRO 203 Indigenous Religions
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A survey of the religious beliefs and practices of subsistence societies and their relationships to other aspects of culture.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2011, Fall 2006, Fall 2004.
ANTHRO 212 The Past on Tap: The Archaeology of Fermented Beverages
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Introduction to the production, distribution and consumption of fermented beverages in the ancient world with a particular emphasis on archaeological evidence.
Prerequisites: none.
Last Taught: Spring 2019.
ANTHRO 213 American Indian Peoples of Wisconsin
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Past and contemporary societies and cultures of American Indians of Wisconsin, including the Chippewa (Ojibwa), Menominee, Winnebago, Oneida, Potawatomi, Stockbridge-Munsee.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: CD, SS
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Spring 2017.
ANTHRO 214 Ancient Civilizations of Latin America
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A comparative archaeological overview of various civilizations that flourished in Latin America prior to the arrival of Spanish conquistadors in the early 16th century.
Prerequisites: none.
Last Taught: Spring 2019.
ANTHRO 225 The Aztec Empire
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Formation and expansion of the Aztec empire; description and analysis of Aztec culture, with an emphasis on archaeological and ethnohistoric perspectives.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: AIS 225 & Anthro 225 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Summer 2016, Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012.
ANTHRO 229 Madness and Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Madness of some kind as a recognized universal in human experience; variation in how madness is expressed, classified, and treated over time and across cultures.
Prerequisites: none.
Last Taught: Spring 2013.
ANTHRO 250 Women's Roles in Cross-Cultural Perspective
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Investigation of cross-cultural similarities and differences in women's roles; insights into the nature of women's roles in North American society.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Spring 2009, Fall 2007, Spring 2006, Spring 2005.
ANTHRO 281 Dead Men Do Tell Tales: An Introduction to Forensic Science
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A multidisciplinary view of how forensic scientists contribute to the many ways that physical evidence is collected, analyzed, and evaluated.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of Chem/BMS/Crm Jst 281.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 285 Medicolegal Death Investigation
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Lectures on the fundamentals of death investigation as outlined by national guidelines for death investigators.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: Jointly-offered with & counts as repeat of Chem/BMS(C L Sci)/Crm Jst 285.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 289 Internship in Anthropology, Lower Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of basic principles of anthropology in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate settings.
Prerequisites: Anthro 101(P), 102(P), 103(P) or 360(P); 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2011, Spring 2008, Spring 2005.
ANTHRO 296 UROP Apprenticeship
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.
Prerequisites: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
Course Rules: One credit for 45 hrs research. May be retaken to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Not open to jrs & srs.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2013.
ANTHRO 297 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.
Prerequisites: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2015.
ANTHRO 298 Study Abroad: Brazil
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Three weeks in Brazil participating in seminars, visiting urban businesses, religious centers, squatter settlements, etc., and traveling to rural cattle ranches, sugar cane plantations etc.
Prerequisites: none.
ANTHRO 299 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.
Prerequisites: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2000, Spring 1989, Fall 1988.
ANTHRO 301 Human Evolution and Variation
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Theory, mechanisms, and processes of biological evolution applied to problems of the primate and human fossil record and contemporary human populations. 2 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.
Prerequisites: soph st; Anthro 101(P), Bio Sci 100(P), 102(P), or 150(P), or cons instr.
General Education Requirements: NS+
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ANTHRO 302 Anthropology and Popular Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Aspects of popular culture including music, information technology, tourism, and film, video, and museum-spectacles in light of anthropological theory.
Prerequisites: jr st; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score of 637 or higher on EPT.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2015.
ANTHRO 302G Anthropology and Popular Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Aspects of popular culture including music, information technology, tourism, and film, video, and museum-spectacles in light of anthropological theory.
Prerequisites: jr st; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score of 637 or higher on EPT.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2015.
ANTHRO 304 Violence and Warfare in Prehistory
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Archaeological evidence for the origin and maintenance of violence and warfare in prehistory. How archaeological inquiry is affected by current politics, ethics, and morality.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 304G Violence and Warfare in Prehistory
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Archaeological evidence for the origin and maintenance of violence and warfare in prehistory. How archaeological inquiry is affected by current politics, ethics, and morality.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 305 The Celtic World
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Archaeology, folklore and literature of the Celtic peoples in the British Isles and on the continent, explored and analyzed from an anthropological and historical perspective.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 305G The Celtic World
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Archaeology, folklore and literature of the Celtic peoples in the British Isles and on the continent, explored and analyzed from an anthropological and historical perspective.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 306 European Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Old World cultural development focusing on prehistoric Europe from the Paleolithic to the Roman period; European developments compared to other parts of the Old World.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 306G European Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Old World cultural development focusing on prehistoric Europe from the Paleolithic to the Roman period; European developments compared to other parts of the Old World.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 307 World Archaeology: Foundations of Civilization
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Cultural developments in selected areas of Old and New Worlds; emphasis on origins of plant and animal domestication, sedentary life, and transition to urban civilization.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2015.
ANTHRO 307G World Archaeology: Foundations of Civilization
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Cultural developments in selected areas of Old and New Worlds; emphasis on origins of plant and animal domestication, sedentary life, and transition to urban civilization.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2015.
ANTHRO 308 Archaeology of North America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Main pre-Columbian cultures on the North American continent, north of Mexico.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103 (P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: AIS 308 & Anthro 308 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2014.
ANTHRO 308G Archaeology of North America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Main pre-Columbian cultures on the North American continent, north of Mexico.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103 (P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: AIS 308 & Anthro 308 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2014.
ANTHRO 309 Archaeology of Central and South America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Main pre-Columbian cultures and civilizations of Central and South America, including the Caribbean.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 309G Archaeology of Central and South America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Main pre-Columbian cultures and civilizations of Central and South America, including the Caribbean.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 310 Archaeology of Middle America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historical development and ecological settings of cultures and civilizations in Mexico and Central America from earliest times to the Spanish conquest.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: AIS 310 & Anthro 310 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Spring 2011.
ANTHRO 310G Archaeology of Middle America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historical development and ecological settings of cultures and civilizations in Mexico and Central America from earliest times to the Spanish conquest.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: AIS 310 & Anthro 310 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Spring 2011.
ANTHRO 311 The World of the Ancient Maya
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historical development of ancient Maya civilization from its origins to the Spanish Conquest.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: AIS 311 & Anthro 311 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 311G The World of the Ancient Maya
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historical development of ancient Maya civilization from its origins to the Spanish Conquest.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: AIS 311 & Anthro 311 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 313 Archaeology of the American Southwest
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Pre-Hispanic cultures of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.
Prerequisites: Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 313G Archaeology of the American Southwest
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Pre-Hispanic cultures of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.
Prerequisites: Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 314 American Indian Societies and Cultures
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Description and analysis of selected indigenous American cultures including subsistence, sociopolitical organizations, beliefs and Euro-American Indian policy.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Course Rules: AIS 314 & Anthro 314 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2015.
ANTHRO 314G American Indian Societies and Cultures
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Description and analysis of selected indigenous American cultures including subsistence, sociopolitical organizations, beliefs and Euro-American Indian policy.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Course Rules: AIS 314 & Anthro 314 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2015.
ANTHRO 320 Peoples and Cultures of Africa
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Description and analysis of the cultures of Africa, especially south of the Sahara.
Prerequisites: Pereq: jr st; Anthro 102(R); grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score 637 or higher on EPT.
Last Taught: Fall 2005, Fall 2003.
ANTHRO 320G Peoples and Cultures of Africa
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Description and analysis of the cultures of Africa, especially south of the Sahara.
Prerequisites: Pereq: jr st; Anthro 102(R); grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score 637 or higher on EPT.
Last Taught: Fall 2005, Fall 2003.
ANTHRO 322 Europe in Anthropological Perspective
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Key topics in the anthropology of Europe, including nationalism and ritual, gender and politics, borders and immigration, and bureaucracy and citizenship.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2010.
ANTHRO 322G Europe in Anthropological Perspective
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Key topics in the anthropology of Europe, including nationalism and ritual, gender and politics, borders and immigration, and bureaucracy and citizenship.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2010.
ANTHRO 325 Japanese Culture and Society
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Japanese culture and society, including marriage and the family, work life, education, rural and urban social organization, gender, ritual and life cycle.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2014.
ANTHRO 325G Japanese Culture and Society
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Japanese culture and society, including marriage and the family, work life, education, rural and urban social organization, gender, ritual and life cycle.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2014.
ANTHRO 326 Peoples and Cultures of South Asia
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The subcontinent south of the Himalayas, including India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2013.
ANTHRO 326G Peoples and Cultures of South Asia
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The subcontinent south of the Himalayas, including India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2013.
ANTHRO 328 Comparative Studies of Music, Race, and Gender in Nationalism
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A comparative study of the processes of nation-formation and of the roles played by race, gender, and music in constructing national identities.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R); grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score 637 or higher on EPT.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Fall 2009.
ANTHRO 328G Comparative Studies of Music, Race, and Gender in Nationalism
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A comparative study of the processes of nation-formation and of the roles played by race, gender, and music in constructing national identities.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R); grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score 637 or higher on EPT.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Fall 2009.
ANTHRO 335 American Indians of the Southeast
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Description and analysis of Southeastern Indian cultures, including subsistence, sociopolitical organizations, beliefs, and Euro-American relations.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R) & 314(R).
ANTHRO 335G American Indians of the Southeast
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Description and analysis of Southeastern Indian cultures, including subsistence, sociopolitical organizations, beliefs, and Euro-American relations.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R) & 314(R).
ANTHRO 340 Cultures of Online Games and Virtual Worlds
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Anthropological understandings of online games and virtual worlds including: conceptual foundations, current topics, methodological issues, and first-hand experience.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Summer 2019, UWinteriM 2018.
ANTHRO 340G Cultures of Online Games and Virtual Worlds
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Anthropological understandings of online games and virtual worlds including: conceptual foundations, current topics, methodological issues, and first-hand experience.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Summer 2019, UWinteriM 2018.
ANTHRO 349 Seminar in Ethnography and Cultural Processes
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
How sociocultural processes are confronted and represented through the genre of ethnography; new monographs used to chart innovations in the form.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2014.
ANTHRO 349G Seminar in Ethnography and Cultural Processes
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
How sociocultural processes are confronted and represented through the genre of ethnography; new monographs used to chart innovations in the form.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2014.
ANTHRO 351 Anthropological Theories of Religion
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Anthropological theories of religion covering magic and witchcraft, moral order, sacred and profane, alientation, capitalism, neurosis, ritual, fetishism, fundamentalism, conversion, sacrifice, and healing.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: Anthro 351 & ReligSt 351 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
ANTHRO 354 Anthropology, Aesthetics, and Art
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Arts and aesthetics in anthropological perspective; their relation to other aspects of culture, prehistoric and contemporary art, and material culture.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 354G Anthropology, Aesthetics, and Art
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Arts and aesthetics in anthropological perspective; their relation to other aspects of culture, prehistoric and contemporary art, and material culture.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 355 Globalization, Culture, and Environment
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Anthropological approaches to examining the concept of environmental justice as a crucial component of global security.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016, Fall 2012, Fall 2011.
ANTHRO 361 Applications in Linguistic Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Advanced work in linguistic anthropology designed to give students applied skills in cross-linguistic studies.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 105(360)(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 361G Applications in Linguistic Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Advanced work in linguistic anthropology designed to give students applied skills in cross-linguistic studies.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 105(360)(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 362 System Failure: Globalization and Language Extinction
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Role of globalization in the projected extinction of a large number of the world's languages within the next century.
Prerequisites: jr st; a course in social science; a course in linguistic anthro; or cons instr.
Course Rules: AIS 362, Anthro 362, & Global 362 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2012.
ANTHRO 362G System Failure: Globalization and Language Extinction
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Role of globalization in the projected extinction of a large number of the world's languages within the next century.
Prerequisites: jr st; a course in social science; a course in linguistic anthro; or cons instr.
Course Rules: AIS 362, Anthro 362, & Global 362 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2012.
ANTHRO 380 Anthropological Applications of GIS
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Use of GIS in archaeology, cultural anthropology, and physical anthropology.
Prerequisites: jr st; a course in anthro.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.
ANTHRO 380G Anthropological Applications of GIS
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Use of GIS in archaeology, cultural anthropology, and physical anthropology.
Prerequisites: jr st; a course in anthro.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.
ANTHRO 381 Honors Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Selected topics in cultural anthropology, ethnography, prehistory, and human evolution.
Prerequisites: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 400 Human Sociobiology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Application of the principles of evolutionary theory and behavioral ecology to the social and cultural life of humans and other primates.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 101(R) or 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 400G Human Sociobiology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Application of the principles of evolutionary theory and behavioral ecology to the social and cultural life of humans and other primates.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 101(R) or 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 401 Primate Populations
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Ecological behavioral genetic and multidisciplinary field studies of nonhuman primates.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 301(P) or cons instr; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score of 637 or higher on EPT.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 401G Primate Populations
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Ecological behavioral genetic and multidisciplinary field studies of nonhuman primates.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 301(P) or cons instr; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score of 637 or higher on EPT.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 402 Primate Evolution
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Evolution, adaptation, and distribution of living primates, including humans, comparative primate adaptations and skeletal anatomy. Evolutionary theory and its application to the primate fossil record.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 301(P) or cons instr.
General Education Requirements: NS
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2016.
ANTHRO 402G Primate Evolution
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Evolution, adaptation, and distribution of living primates, including humans, comparative primate adaptations and skeletal anatomy. Evolutionary theory and its application to the primate fossil record.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 301(P) or cons instr.
General Education Requirements: NS
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2016.
ANTHRO 403 The Human Skeleton
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Morphological and functional examination of the skeletal system. Microscopic and biomedical considerations of bone and cartilage, age, sex, and regional differences among modern human populations. Combined lec/lab.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 301(P) or cons instr.
General Education Requirements: NS
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ANTHRO 403G The Human Skeleton
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Morphological and functional examination of the skeletal system. Microscopic and biomedical considerations of bone and cartilage, age, sex, and regional differences among modern human populations. Combined lec/lab.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 301(P) or cons instr.
General Education Requirements: NS
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ANTHRO 404 Seminar in Human Evolutionary Physiology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Evolutionary principles influencing human populations. Variation within and between human groups.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 301(P) or cons instr; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score level 4 on EPT.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Spring 2008.
ANTHRO 404G Seminar in Human Evolutionary Physiology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Evolutionary principles influencing human populations. Variation within and between human groups.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 301(P) or cons instr; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score level 4 on EPT.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Spring 2008.
ANTHRO 405 Forensic Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Techniques in the forensic analysis of human skeletal material. Introduction to death investigation and forensic pathology.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 403(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 405G Forensic Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Techniques in the forensic analysis of human skeletal material. Introduction to death investigation and forensic pathology.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 403(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 406 Evolutionary Biology & Human Diseases
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Evolutionary principles applied to our understanding of infectious and chronic diseases common to human populations, both past and present.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 301(R), Bio Sci 100(R) or 150(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2013.
ANTHRO 406G Evolutionary Biology & Human Diseases
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Evolutionary principles applied to our understanding of infectious and chronic diseases common to human populations, both past and present.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 301(R), Bio Sci 100(R) or 150(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2013.
ANTHRO 407 Neuroanthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Anthropological theories of human brain evolution, and its role in complex human cultural traits, including sociality, language, tool manufacture, cogntion, and emotion.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 101(P) or Bio Sci 150(P).
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of Anthro 641 with same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 407G Neuroanthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Anthropological theories of human brain evolution, and its role in complex human cultural traits, including sociality, language, tool manufacture, cogntion, and emotion.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 101(P) or Bio Sci 150(P).
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of Anthro 641 with same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 408 Hormones and Behavior
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Roles of hormones in evolution and expression of animal behaviors, particularly aggression, stress, mating, parenting, and cognition; emphasis on humans.
Prerequisites: jr st; intro course in physical anthro, bio sci, or psych.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of Anthro 641 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.
ANTHRO 408G Hormones and Behavior
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Roles of hormones in evolution and expression of animal behaviors, particularly aggression, stress, mating, parenting, and cognition; emphasis on humans.
Prerequisites: jr st; intro course in physical anthro, bio sci, or psych.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of Anthro 641 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.
ANTHRO 409 Evolution, Religion, and Human Biology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Nature and evolutionary origins of human religion as well as empirical evidence for the effects of religion on human health.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 101(P) or an intro bio sci course.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016.
ANTHRO 409G Evolution, Religion, and Human Biology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Nature and evolutionary origins of human religion as well as empirical evidence for the effects of religion on human health.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 101(P) or an intro bio sci course.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016.
ANTHRO 420 Power and Ideology in Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Nature of and relationship between power and ideology in past societies; theoretical perspectives and methods used by archaeologists to study power and ideology.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: Counts as a repeat of Anthro 641 w/similar title.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2012.
ANTHRO 420G Power and Ideology in Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Nature of and relationship between power and ideology in past societies; theoretical perspectives and methods used by archaeologists to study power and ideology.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: Counts as a repeat of Anthro 641 w/similar title.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2012.
ANTHRO 421 Cities in the Ancient World
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Cross-cultural comparison of the world's first cities; the emergence of cities and their role in the development of ancient civilizations.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2012.
ANTHRO 421G Cities in the Ancient World
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Cross-cultural comparison of the world's first cities; the emergence of cities and their role in the development of ancient civilizations.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2012.
ANTHRO 424 Ethnoarchaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Combination of ethnographic methods with archaeological research questions to achieve a better understanding of material culture.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(P) or 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: Counts as a repeat of Anthro 641 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 424G Ethnoarchaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Combination of ethnographic methods with archaeological research questions to achieve a better understanding of material culture.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(P) or 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: Counts as a repeat of Anthro 641 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 425 Hunter-Gatherer Lifeways: Past and Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Cross-cultural comparisons of hunter-gatherer societies, including archaeological, ethnohistorical, and ethnographic approaches.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(P) or 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2016.
ANTHRO 425G Hunter-Gatherer Lifeways: Past and Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Cross-cultural comparisons of hunter-gatherer societies, including archaeological, ethnohistorical, and ethnographic approaches.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(P) or 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2016.
ANTHRO 426 Who Owns the Past?
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Social/political ramifications of the study, interpretation, presentation, conservation of the archaeological past; institutions/stakeholders involved in those processes: museums, scholars, ethnic groups, the public.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(P) or 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: Counts as a repeat of Anthro 641 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2015.
ANTHRO 426G Who Owns the Past?
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Social/political ramifications of the study, interpretation, presentation, conservation of the archaeological past; institutions/stakeholders involved in those processes: museums, scholars, ethnic groups, the public.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(P) or 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: Counts as a repeat of Anthro 641 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2015.
ANTHRO 431 Cities and Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Cross-cultural analysis; relation of urban space to community, capitalism, migration, class, globalization, social and artistic movements; methods for ethnographic study.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2010.
ANTHRO 431G Cities and Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Cross-cultural analysis; relation of urban space to community, capitalism, migration, class, globalization, social and artistic movements; methods for ethnographic study.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2010.
ANTHRO 439 Culture and Global Health
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Contemporary global health through the lens of cultural anthropology and related social sciences; local communities' response to globally-directed intervention into disease.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: Anthro 439 & Global 439 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018.
ANTHRO 439G Culture and Global Health
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Contemporary global health through the lens of cultural anthropology and related social sciences; local communities' response to globally-directed intervention into disease.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: Anthro 439 & Global 439 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018.
ANTHRO 440 Medical Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Comparative study of medical systems; cultural meaning of illness and the healing process; social origins of disease.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(P); grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score of 637 or higher on EPT.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 440G Medical Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Comparative study of medical systems; cultural meaning of illness and the healing process; social origins of disease.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(P); grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score of 637 or higher on EPT.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 441 Nature, Knowledge, and Technoscience in Anthropological Perspective
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Anthropological approaches to contemporary issues of science in society; critical perspectives on knowledge construction with respect to culture and indigenous traditions, race, class and gender.
Prerequisites: jr. st
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2012.
ANTHRO 441G Nature, Knowledge, and Technoscience in Anthropological Perspective
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Anthropological approaches to contemporary issues of science in society; critical perspectives on knowledge construction with respect to culture and indigenous traditions, race, class and gender.
Prerequisites: jr. st
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2012.
ANTHRO 442 Humanitarianism in Global Perspective
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Anthropological study of global humanitarianism through specific case studies. Themes include politics of representation, intervention, war, genocide, trauma, child soldiers, and human trafficking.
Prerequisites: jr st; a social science course (P).
Course Rules: Anthro 442 & Global 442 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 442G Humanitarianism in Global Perspective
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Anthropological study of global humanitarianism through specific case studies. Themes include politics of representation, intervention, war, genocide, trauma, child soldiers, and human trafficking.
Prerequisites: jr st; a social science course (P).
Course Rules: Anthro 442 & Global 442 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 443 Medicine and Pharmaceuticals in the Global Age
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The practices of medicine and the distribution of pharmaceuticals globally.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 440(R).
Course Rules: Anthro 443 & Global 443 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
ANTHRO 443G Medicine and Pharmaceuticals in the Global Age
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The practices of medicine and the distribution of pharmaceuticals globally.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 440(R).
Course Rules: Anthro 443 & Global 443 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
ANTHRO 445 Psychological Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The relationship between individual and society; cultural influences on cognition, personality, identity, and emotion; and the comparative study of mental disorder.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Fall 2011.
ANTHRO 445G Psychological Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The relationship between individual and society; cultural influences on cognition, personality, identity, and emotion; and the comparative study of mental disorder.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Fall 2011.
ANTHRO 446 The Child in Different Cultures
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Relationship of child development to particular cultural milieus; methods of child training in different cultures and their effects on the development of adult personality.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R) or Psych 101(R) or Sociol 101(R).
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 446G The Child in Different Cultures
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Relationship of child development to particular cultural milieus; methods of child training in different cultures and their effects on the development of adult personality.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R) or Psych 101(R) or Sociol 101(R).
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 447 The Global Politics of Human Rights
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historical and theoretical context of human rights discourse; anthropology of human rights; case studies of efforts to protect human rights in particular social settings.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Course Rules: Anthro 447 & Global 447 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 447G The Global Politics of Human Rights
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historical and theoretical context of human rights discourse; anthropology of human rights; case studies of efforts to protect human rights in particular social settings.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Course Rules: Anthro 447 & Global 447 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 448 Cultural and Human Ecology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Relationships of human societies to natural environments; energy systems involved in processes of human adaptation; ways in which culture and society operate as dynamic components of that exchange.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2014.
ANTHRO 448G Cultural and Human Ecology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Relationships of human societies to natural environments; energy systems involved in processes of human adaptation; ways in which culture and society operate as dynamic components of that exchange.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2014.
ANTHRO 449 The Human Economy
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Uses and allocation of resources; modes of production and distribution and their relationship to kinship, politics, and other aspects of culture.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 449G The Human Economy
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Uses and allocation of resources; modes of production and distribution and their relationship to kinship, politics, and other aspects of culture.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 450 Political Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Political organization: forms of authority, responsibility, accountability, and power in societies at different levels of social complexity and in different ecological contexts.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2017.
ANTHRO 450G Political Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Political organization: forms of authority, responsibility, accountability, and power in societies at different levels of social complexity and in different ecological contexts.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2017.
ANTHRO 460 Anthropological Theory
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical examination of the development and current status of the major paradigms and theories employed in anthropological studies.
Prerequisites: sr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 460G Anthropological Theory
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical examination of the development and current status of the major paradigms and theories employed in anthropological studies.
Prerequisites: sr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 465 Historic Preservation in Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historic preservation and cultural resource management in American archaeology; the legislative base, federal and state programs, the national register, regional planning, and research orientations.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 465G Historic Preservation in Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historic preservation and cultural resource management in American archaeology; the legislative base, federal and state programs, the national register, regional planning, and research orientations.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 466 Historical Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of the historical archaeology discipline; issues of method and theory; use of documentary, oral, and material culture evidence to interpret the recent past.Counts as repeat of Anthro 641 with same topic. Prereq: jr st; Anthro 103 (P) or cons instr.
Prerequisites: Fall 2017, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 466G Historical Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of the historical archaeology discipline; issues of method and theory; use of documentary, oral, and material culture evidence to interpret the recent past.Counts as repeat of Anthro 641 with same topic. Prereq: jr st; Anthro 103 (P) or cons instr.
Prerequisites: Fall 2017, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 467 Archaeological Curation: A Practicum in the Care of Research Collections
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Practicum in archaeological curation focusing on conservation and preservation, pest management, storage, collection accessibility, accountability, curation policies, federal regulations, and ethics.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr; or grad st.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of Anthro 641 w/similar topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2017.
ANTHRO 467G Archaeological Curation: A Practicum in the Care of Research Collections
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Practicum in archaeological curation focusing on conservation and preservation, pest management, storage, collection accessibility, accountability, curation policies, federal regulations, and ethics.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr; or grad st.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of Anthro 641 w/similar topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2017.
ANTHRO 481 Criminalistics
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Instruction on collection, preservation, and analysis of physical evidence from crime scenes. Instruction on the rules of evidence and expert testimony.
Prerequisites: jr st; admis to Forensic Sci cert prog; Anthro/Chem/BMS(C L Sci)/Crm Jst 281(P); Crm Jst 480(P).
Course Rules: Anthro 481, Chem 481, C L Sci 481, & Crm Jst 481 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016.
ANTHRO 489 Internship in Anthropology, Upper Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of advanced principles of anthropology in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: jr st; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ANTHRO 497 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Summer 2017, Spring 2017, Summer 2016.
ANTHRO 499 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.
Prerequisites: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Summer 2013, Summer 2011, Spring 2009, Spring 2000.
ANTHRO 501 Archaeology of Death
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Archaeological study of mortuary behavior and osteology to understand cultural variability in social organization, disease, nutrition, and violence.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score 637 or higher on EPT.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 501G Archaeology of Death
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Archaeological study of mortuary behavior and osteology to understand cultural variability in social organization, disease, nutrition, and violence.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score 637 or higher on EPT.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 502 Lithic Analysis: Stone Tools and Human Behavior
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Stone tool producion use, and archaeological analysis; experimental knapping, heat treatment, and other exercises. No cr for student w/cr in Anthro 641 w/similar topic.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 502G Lithic Analysis: Stone Tools and Human Behavior
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Stone tool producion use, and archaeological analysis; experimental knapping, heat treatment, and other exercises. No cr for student w/cr in Anthro 641 w/similar topic.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 525 Zooarchaeology: Analysis of Faunal Remains
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Theory and method, including practical labs, in the analysis of animal remains from archaeological contexts.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.
ANTHRO 525G Zooarchaeology: Analysis of Faunal Remains
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Theory and method, including practical labs, in the analysis of animal remains from archaeological contexts.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.
ANTHRO 535 Analysis of Archaeological Ceramics
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Archaeological approaches to ceramic analysis including theory and methods; ethnoarchaeological, experimental, compositional, and stylistic approaches; practical skills including sorting, typing, and reporting ceramic assemblages.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of Anthro 641 with similar topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2016.
ANTHRO 535G Analysis of Archaeological Ceramics
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Archaeological approaches to ceramic analysis including theory and methods; ethnoarchaeological, experimental, compositional, and stylistic approaches; practical skills including sorting, typing, and reporting ceramic assemblages.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of Anthro 641 with similar topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2016.
ANTHRO 540 Applications of Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Uses of anthropological concepts, methods, and findings in human problems resulting from culture change.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: UWinteriM 2012, UWinteriM 2011.
ANTHRO 540G Applications of Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Uses of anthropological concepts, methods, and findings in human problems resulting from culture change.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: UWinteriM 2012, UWinteriM 2011.
ANTHRO 543 Cross-Cultural Study of Religion
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Various approaches to the study of religion; religions of selected non-Western societies.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2013.
ANTHRO 543G Cross-Cultural Study of Religion
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Various approaches to the study of religion; religions of selected non-Western societies.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2013.
ANTHRO 544 Religious Giving in Anthropological Perspective
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Seminar on religious directives for giving in historical and cross-cultural perspective, including Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, and Jewish ideas of charity, philanthropy, and social welfare.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: Anthro 544 & ReligSt 544 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
ANTHRO 560 Introduction to Research Methods in Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Problem and research design formulation. How to ask and answer scientific questions using methods and techniques common to all fields of anthropology.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ANTHRO 560G Introduction to Research Methods in Anthropology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Problem and research design formulation. How to ask and answer scientific questions using methods and techniques common to all fields of anthropology.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ANTHRO 561 Techniques and Problems in Ethnography
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Methods of fieldwork for cultural anthropologists; design of field studies; techniques for collection and analysis of field data; field projects.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 561G Techniques and Problems in Ethnography
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Methods of fieldwork for cultural anthropologists; design of field studies; techniques for collection and analysis of field data; field projects.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 562 Techniques and Problems in Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Methods of fieldwork in archaeology; strategies of archaeological investigations; introduction to archaeological site mapping Lec, lab.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016.
ANTHRO 562G Techniques and Problems in Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Methods of fieldwork in archaeology; strategies of archaeological investigations; introduction to archaeological site mapping Lec, lab.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016.
ANTHRO 565 Seminar in Regional Archaeology:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Seminar in archaeology of specific geographic areas. Consult Schedule of Classes for specific semester's content.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 565G Seminar in Regional Archaeology:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Seminar in archaeology of specific geographic areas. Consult Schedule of Classes for specific semester's content.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2015.
ANTHRO 566 Archaeological Analysis and Report Preparation:
3-6 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Students will organize, describe, analyze, and interpret actual archaeological materials. Each student will assist in writing an archaeological report. Fee assessed according to nature and location of field trips.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 566G Archaeological Analysis and Report Preparation:
3-6 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Students will organize, describe, analyze, and interpret actual archaeological materials. Each student will assist in writing an archaeological report. Fee assessed according to nature and location of field trips.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2014.
ANTHRO 567 Archaeological Field School
3-6 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Archaeological methods and techniques under field conditions, at one or more sites. Field work five days a week, evening lectures. Fee assessed according to nature and location of field school.
Prerequisites: jr st; cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2019, Summer 2017.
ANTHRO 567G Archaeological Field School
3-6 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Archaeological methods and techniques under field conditions, at one or more sites. Field work five days a week, evening lectures. Fee assessed according to nature and location of field school.
Prerequisites: jr st; cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2019, Summer 2017.
ANTHRO 568 Introduction to Anthropological Statistics
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Statistical models and their basic assumptions; statistical inference in biological and cultural anthropology; probability theory; nonparametric and parametric methods.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 101(P) or 102(P) or 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ANTHRO 568G Introduction to Anthropological Statistics
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Statistical models and their basic assumptions; statistical inference in biological and cultural anthropology; probability theory; nonparametric and parametric methods.
Prerequisites: jr st; Anthro 101(P) or 102(P) or 103(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ANTHRO 570 Issues in Bilingualism
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of bilingual competence, bilingual community, and second language acquisition from sociolinguistic, psycholinguistic, and general linguistic standpoints.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: Anthro 570 & Linguis 570 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ANTHRO 570G Issues in Bilingualism
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of bilingual competence, bilingual community, and second language acquisition from sociolinguistic, psycholinguistic, and general linguistic standpoints.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: Anthro 570 & Linguis 570 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ANTHRO 585 Internship in Forensic Toxicology
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Practical experience in a forensic toxicology laboratory under the supervision of a toxicologist.
Prerequisites: jr st; admis to Forensic Sci cert prog; Anthro/Chem/BMS(C L Sci)/Crm Jst 281(P) & 285(P); Chem 221(P) or 223(P); Crm Jst 480(P); Hepatitis B vaccine series or waiver.
Course Rules: Anthro 585, Chem 585, BMS(C L Sci) 585, & Crm Jst 585 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Summer 2009, Spring 2008, Fall 2007.
ANTHRO 589 Internship in Death Investigation
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Practical experience in death investigation under the supervision of a death investigator and forensic pathologist.
Prerequisites: jr st; admis to Forensic Sci certif prog; Anthro/Chem/BMS(C L Sci)/Crm Jst 281(P); Crm Jst 480(P); BMS(C L Sci) 620(R); Hepatitis B vaccine series or waiver.
Course Rules: Anthro 589, Chem 589, BMS(C L Sci) 589, & Crm Jst 589 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ANTHRO 594 Internship in Forensic Science
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
On-site shadowing of evidence analyst at State Crime Laboratory.
Prerequisites: jr st; admis to Forensic Sci cert prog; Anthro/Chem/BMS(C L Sci)/Crm Jst 281(P); Chem 221(P) or 223(P); Crm Jst 480(P); Hepatitis B vaccine series or waiver.
Course Rules: Anthro 594, Chem 594, BMS(C L Sci) 594, & Crm Jst 594 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2012.
ANTHRO 620 Museum Fundamentals
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Fundamentals of museum management, including administration and leadership, programming and exhibits, and collections management.
Prerequisites: jr st.
ANTHRO 620G Museum Fundamentals
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Fundamentals of museum management, including administration and leadership, programming and exhibits, and collections management.
Prerequisites: jr st.
ANTHRO 621 Internship in Museum Studies
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Supervised practical experience in museums arranged on an individual basis.
Prerequisites: junior standing and ANTHRO 620(P) or consent of instructor.
Course Rules: Retakeable to 6 cr max.
ANTHRO 621G Internship in Museum Studies
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Supervised practical experience in museums arranged on an individual basis.
Prerequisites: junior standing and ANTHRO 620(P) or consent of instructor.
Course Rules: Retakeable to 6 cr max.
ANTHRO 636 Geochronology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Theory and application of radiometric and other numerical dating methods in geology, archaeology, and paleoanthropology.
Prerequisites: jr st, Anthro 101(P) or 103(P) or Geo Sci 100(P), & cons instr; or grad st & cons instr.
Course Rules: Anthro 636 & Geo Sci 636 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
ANTHRO 636G Geochronology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Theory and application of radiometric and other numerical dating methods in geology, archaeology, and paleoanthropology.
Prerequisites: jr st, Anthro 101(P) or 103(P) or Geo Sci 100(P), & cons instr; or grad st & cons instr.
Course Rules: Anthro 636 & Geo Sci 636 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
ANTHRO 641 Seminar in Anthropology:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A research seminar in any of the several recognized areas of anthropology.
Prerequisites: jr st, Anthro 101(P) or 102(P) or 103(P); or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 641G Seminar in Anthropology:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A research seminar in any of the several recognized areas of anthropology.
Prerequisites: jr st, Anthro 101(P) or 102(P) or 103(P); or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ANTHRO 649 Ethnography of Institutions
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Method, practice, and theory of institutional ethnography. Counts as a repeat of Anthro 641 with the same topic.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 649G Ethnography of Institutions
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Method, practice, and theory of institutional ethnography. Counts as a repeat of Anthro 641 with the same topic.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2018.
ANTHRO 699 Independent Work
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Advanced independent work under the supervision of an Anthro faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit a study proposal. For further information, consult dept undergrad prog coord.
Prerequisites: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Summer 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2016.