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Option Biocultural Option Undergraduate Option  

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This option is offered within the following major(s):
Anthropology - College of Liberal Arts



Also available via Ecampus.


The Biocultural option focuses on the ways evolutionary biology, political-economy, ecology, and culture interact to influence human health and behavior, over time and in cross-cultural perspective. This option prepares students to engage in ethical fieldwork, laboratory work, and data analyses, to ultimately understand the intersections of biomarkers and other indicators of human health status, demographic processes, social relationships, cultural norms, and political and economic inequalities.



Anthropology Core (24 Credits)

ANTH 110. *Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
ANTH 230. Time Travelers (3)
ANTH 240. Introduction to Biological Anthropology (3)
ANTH 345. *Biological and Cultural Constructions of Race (3)
ANTH 350. Language, Culture, and Society (4)
ANTH 370. ^Anthropological Theories (4) 
ANTH 475. Anthropology in Practice (4)

Biocultural Option (30 additional credits)


Foundations (10 credits):

ANTH 371. Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology (4)
ANTH 374. *Anthropology and Global Health (3)
ANTH 383. *Introduction to Medical Anthropology (3)

Survey Courses  (3 classes for a minimum of 12 credits):

ANTH 441. Human Evolution (4)
ANTH 446. *Forensic Anthropology (4)
ANTH 449. Biocultural Perspectives on Human Reproduction (4)
ANTH 461. Neuroanthropology (4)
ANTH 477. Ecological Anthropology (4)
ANTH/FCSJ 486. Anthropology of Food (4)

Advanced Theory and Methods (2 classes for a minimum of 8 credits):

ANTH 442. Human Adaptability (4) 
ANTH 443. Human Osteology Lab (4)
ANTH 444. Nutritional Anthropology (4)

Take remaining Anthropology credits to equal 60 credits with the following restrictions:


Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)


Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed - Signifies that the Major/Option can be completed thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

Option Code: 864




 
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