Credit Courses

(ANT) Anthropology

General Education course Social Science / Diversity and Global Perspective
ANT 101 - Anthropology (3 credits)
Corequisite: ENG 101 or college-level eligibility
Explores anthropology - the study of humankind in all places at all times - in its "four fields": physical anthropology (the systematic study of humans as biological organisms); archaeology (the study of human cultures through the recovery and analysis of material remains and environmental data); linguistic anthropology (the study of human language); and cultural anthropology. 3 lecture hours
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ANT 222 - The Anthropology of Myths, Magic and Witchcraft (3 credits)
Prerequisite: ENG 101 or college-level eligibility
Examines the supernatural belief systems and practices of various cultures. Myths, rituals, animism, witchcraft, magic, shamanism, and syncretic religions are critically analyzed to understand the integrative effects of the sacred world. From that foundation, study progresses with a cross-cultural, anthropological comparison of religion and the supernatural. 3 lecture hours
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