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Course Listings/Descriptions
Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.

ANT-Anthropology

ANT 1138 Introduction to Maritime Studies . . . . . 1(F,S,SS)
Basic introduction to maritime studies designed to familiarize students with the dynamic cultural and natural resources of the maritime environment. Students will gain knowledge and understanding of maritime environments.

ANT 2000 Introduction to Anthropology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Introduction to subdivision of anthropology and anthropological thought, basic treatment of human evolution, origins of civilization, world archaeology and modern work cultures, stressing the continuities of human nature. (General Studies Course: SS/BEH) Meets Multicultural requirement

ANT 2100 Introduction to Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Basic introduction to archaeology; includes fundamental principles, field and laboratory methods, theories construction, special sites and conditions, and ethics. Information from all over the world is used. Field trips to local archeological sites are usually included. (General Studies Course: SS/BEH)

ANT 2140 Exploring World Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Consists of a short overview of archaeology followed by a series of lectures about archaeological excavations at especially interesting and often well known sites around the world. The lectures are presented by several archaeologists who have actually participated in the excavations. Field trips to local archaeological sites, museums, and laboratories are included. This introductory course is designed for students with or without previous courses in archaeology.

ANT 2400 Current Cultural Issues . . . . . 3(F,S)
Deals with the problems that confront American culture such as poverty, language, race, gender, and violence. Involves critical, analytical and objective thinking so that our own culture and values can be viewed more objectively and other cultures can be better understood and respected. An important element is to provide an understanding of the role of the individual in the continuation or amelioration of issues that afflict American society. (General Studies Course: SS/SOC).

ANT 2511 Biological Anthropology . . . . . 4(F,S,SS)
Corequisite: ANT 2511L.
Human evolution and variation with emphasis on principles of evolution, primate biology, fossil records, variability in living populations, and the biological foundations of human culture capacities. (General Studies Course: NS/LEC)

ANT 2948 Service Learning Field Study I . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Placement in community agency or other social organizational setting related to field of study. Supervision by faculty and agency. Students and faculty "customize" courses to fit a full range of services that are available in the setting. Student must be able to draw correlation between the discipline and field study. Journal and reflective experience paper are required. With the agreement of the student's faculty sponsor, a minimum of 6-8 hours per week must be done at the field site per semester hour of credit. Permission is required.

ANT 3101 Principles of Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Detailed explanation of the principles and methodology of current archaeology in U.S.; includes a brief history and theoretical orientation development of American archaeology.

ANT 3137 Shipwreck Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Introductory course in Underwater Archaeology with an emphasis on American Maritime History and New World Archaeology as they relate to Pensacola's maritime heritage. The format centers around assigned readings and classroom meetings with lectures, discussions, educational slides and videos, and workshops. An attempt is made to incorporate field activities on at least one occasion.

ANT 3141 Origins of Civilization . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Cultural processes leading toward civilization and theories explaining the emergence of civilization. Comparison of the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Mesoamerica, and Peru.

ANT 3153 North American Archaeology . . . . . 3(S)
Overview of archaeology of North America. Emphasis on patterns of development of regional cultures based on the archaeological record. Open to students in all majors.

ANT 3154 Northwest Florida Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S)
A survey class of the archaeology of northwest Florida from the earliest Indian inhabitants 12,000 years ago to the modern period. The latest archaeological and environmental information is used to describe and explain how people and their societies have lived in this area. Archaeological methods and materials will also be discussed.

ANT 3158 Florida Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Archaeology of Florida with emphasis on general patterns of development of Florida Indians. Field trips to area archaeological sites. Students may not have earned credit in ANT 3150.

ANT 3212 Peoples and Cultures of the World . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Culture areas of the world and frameworks for cultural comparison. Detailed study of representative peoples around the world gives emphasis to non-Western societies and the reporting tool of ethnography. Meets Multicultural requirement.

ANT 3241 Anthropology of Religion . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Connections of religion with the social organization, behavioral systems, and technology of traditional peoples outside the world of Western monotheism. Emphasis on animistic symbolism, shamanism, traditional metaphors for deities, and prehistoric, historic, or ethnographic accounts of ritual systems.

ANT 3277 Conflict Resolution in Cross-Cultural Perspective 3(F,S,SS)
Students will learn about: 1) factors which contribute to the production of conflict and dispute cross-culturally; 2) the ways in which conflict and dispute unfold cross-culturally; and 3) the dimensions of conflict and dispute resolution cross-culturally, including: A) avoidance, acquiescence, forced coercion, and negotiation/medication as universal possibilities for conflict resolution; and B) the social and cultural specificities of these possibilities for conflict resolution.

ANT 3312 North American Indians . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Past and present life styles of the diverse Native American cultures north of Mexico; discussion of the major culture areas with emphasis upon Indians of the Southeastern United States. Meets Multicultural requirement.
ANT 3317 Indians of the Southeast: An Anthropological Perspective 3(S)
Southeastern Indians is a survey course of the Native American groups in the Southeastern U.S. and their culture. It begins with an overview of prehistory and continues into the early 19th century. Examines such key areas as socio-cultural archaeology, archaeology, biological anthropology and history.

ANT 3352 African Cultures . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
An introduction to African culture and society. Examination and analysis of the social foundations, beliefs, practices, and institutions that make up the rich and unique cultural values of the African people. The aim is to broaden students' awareness of the beliefs, practices, and institutions that make up the cultural values of the African people. Attention will be given to pre-colonial years with an overview of the post-colonial era.

ANT 3363 Japanese Culture . . . . . 3(F,S)
Basic introduction to the distinctive cultural heritage of the Japanese people. A brief overview of key historical events, fundamental philosophical tenets and basic religious beliefs form the background for exploring the prevalent customs, lifestyles and business practices in Japan today. Meets Multicultural requirement.

ANT 3403 Cultural Ecology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Interactions between human cultures and the natural and social environment. Stress is placed on the adaptive aspect of human culture and the maintenance or disruption of the ecosystem. Meets Multicultural requirement.

ANT 3520 Forensic Anthropology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Introduces students to the basic principles of forensic anthropology, and to current methods of determining personal identity, manner and cause of death, elapsed time since death, and other relevant information from skeletonized remains.

ANT 3620 Language and Culture . . . . . 3(F,S)
Introduction to linguistic principles as they relate to the study of culture. Discussion of origins and nature of language. Direct applications of linguistic concepts in anthropological structural analyses and ethnography.

ANT 3820 Archaeological Field Survey . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: ANT 3101.
A field methods course that focuses on the techniques of archaeological survey (locating sites). Field work is conducted on the university campus. The purpose is to acquire the basic skills of archaeological survey. Topics include the archaeological survey in cultural resource management, background research, field survey, field documentation, data analysis and report production. Permission is required.

ANT 3948 Service Learning Field Study II . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Placement in community agency or other social organizational setting related to field of study. Supervision by faculty and agency. Students and faculty "customize" courses to fit a full range of services that are available in the setting. Student must be able to draw correlation between the discipline and field study. Journal and reflective experience paper are required. With the agreement of the student's faculty sponsor, a minimum of 6-8 hours per week must be done at the field site per semester hour of credit. Permission is required.

ANT 3949 Cooperative Education . . . . . 1-2(F,S,SS)
Alternating full-time or consecutive parallel terms of practical experience in the intended field. Reinforcing academic preparation, confirming educational and career goals, personal and professional development, early start in career, earnings toward self-support; and improved employability. (See program description under Cooperative Education). Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Permission of director of Cooperative Education is required.

ANT 4034 History of Anthropology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Development of anthropology with emphasis on the emergence of modern American discipline; detailed treatment of the formation of evolutionary, historical, functional and ecological orientations of the discipline.

ANT 4115 Method and Theory in Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: ANT 3101.
History and evolution of archaeological methods and theory in the United States. Major schools of thought and currently developing ideas are compared and contrasted: sampling theory, site formation, geosciences. Permission is required.

ANT 4121 Combined Archaeological Field Methods . . . . . 1-9(SS)
Prerequisite: ANT 3101.
On site training in maritime and terrestrial archaeology (6 weeks each). Structured hands on experience including training in both field and laboratory methods. Emphasized methods include site control grids, setting up excavation units, basic excavation techniques, use of hand tools, identification of ship structure and features, screening techniques, field documentation, principles and procedures. A diving certificate from a nationally recognized program and permission is required.

ANT 4155 Archaeology of the Southeastern United States . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prehistory of the Southeastern United States including chronology, ways of life and the evolution of cultural adaptations for the past 15,000 years. Field trips to archaeological sites and museums will be conducted.

ANT 4163 Art and Archaeology of Mesoamerica . . . . . 3(F,S)
Cultural and artistic heritage of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica through a study of surviving artifacts and excavated sites.

ANT 4164 Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Andes . . . . . 3(F)
Cultural and artistic heritage of the pre-Columbian Andean region through a study of surviving artifacts and excavated sites.

ANT 4172 Historical Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: ANT 3101.
Principles and methodology of historical archaeology; includes history of this specialty and theoretical development. Course is detailed and is required for Historical Archaeology graduate students prior to taking ANG 5172. Field trips to local historical archaeology sites and museums and permission is required.

ANT 4174 Anthropology of the Bible . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Social and cultural interpretations of the scriptures pertinent to Hebrew/Aramic and Eastern Mediterranean cultures from the 2nd century BCE through the 4th century CE. Students will read the assigned texts from Torah, the Hebrew Bible generally, the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Christian canon, and the scriptures of the Naj Hammadi library. Offered concurrently with ANG 5174; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANT 4180L Laboratory Methods in Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: ANT 2000 and ANT 4824 or ANT 3101.
Methods and techniques of applied anthropology, including ethical issues and approaches to planned culture change-social intervention, policy formation, small scale systems analysis. Practical activities in the local community will be included.

ANT 4182C Conservation of Archaeological Materials . . . . . 4(F,S)
Prerequisite: ANT 3101.
Techniques of stabilizing and preserving deteriorated or corroded artifacts from archaeological sites. Hands on conservation techniques are taught in seminar/laboratory using chemicals and treatment procedures. Credit may not be earned in both ANT 4184C and ANT 4182C.

ANT 4190 Historic Preservation in Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: ANT 3101.
Includes a detailed review of basic historic preservation laws and regulations, the historic preservation system, and the articulation of archaeological resources in that system. Topics include historic preservation law, historic preservation system, archaeological resource management, and the contributions to the discipline of anthropology. Permission is required.

ANT 4191C Archaeological Data Analysis . . . . . 3(F,S)
Focuses on the methods and techniques of analysis of archaeological data which is an essential step in the interpreting of data. The analytical techniques of archaeological data include construction and use of spread sheets, digital image development and manipulation, map making, data base construction, management, and querying. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and computer assisted drawing (CAD) will also be introduced. Windows applications for the personal computer are used to perform these analyses.

ANT 4302 Sex Roles in Anthropological Perspective . . . . . 3(F,S)
Female and male behavioral, social and biological similarities and differences viewed from a biological-cultural perspective. Emphases upon evolution and cross-cultural comparison.

ANT 4307 Cultures of Latin America . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Students will explore the themes and features of Latin American culture in general, including subsistence patterns and socioeconomic organization, family organization and gender, race and ethnicity, religion, and ideological constructions. Students will also learn about the regional cultural diversity in different Latin American areas. Offered concurrently with ANG 5307, graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANT 4321 Cultures of Mexico . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Students will explore the key themes and elements of Mexican culture, including the development of a distinct Mexican national culture from Old World and New World roots, as well as the regional diversity of Mexican culture today. As students examine the composition and diversity of Mexican national and regional cultures, they will also encounter topics of race and ethnicity, socioeconomic class, gender, economic development, politics and social organization as they relate to Mexican culture and Mexico's place in the world Offered concurrently with ANG 5321; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANT 4322 Mesoamerican Cultural Traditions . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Students will explore important themes of Mesoamerican cultural tradition. Includes examination of both ancient and contemporary Native American culture in Mexico and Guatemala. Students will learn about continuities between ancient and contemporary Mesoamerican culture, including the ways in which indigenous cultural traditions are maintained in the face of persistent acculturative pressure, as well as about ways in which Native American cultural traditions in the region in other ways have been shaped and modified by the 500 year history since the Spanish Conquest. Offered concurrently with ANG 5322; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANT 4408 Disease and Culture . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Through lecture and discussion of readings we will explore the relationships between disease and culture. Main topics will include the basics of disease epidemiology in humans, human bio-cultural adaptations to disease, and the effects and influences of disease on human culture and society. Offered concurrently with ANG 5408; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANT 4451 Race, Ethnicity, and Culture . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Explores race and ethnicity and their relationship to culture in a cross-cultural, anthropological perspective. Will consider cultural constructions of race and ethnicity in the United States, in other areas of the Americas, and other areas of the world. Offered concurrently with ANG 5451; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANT 4466 Human Osteology . . . . . 4(F,S)
Prerequisite: ANT 2511.
Corequisite: ANT 4466L.
Detailed examination of human skeletal and dental anatomy, structure, and function. Techniques of osteological analysis, including determination of age, sex, stature, ancestry, and pathology. Offered concurrently with ANG 5466; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANT 4587 Race in Biological Anthropology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: ANT 2511 and ANT 2511L.
Examination of the biological basis of human diversity, the mechanisms of human population variation, and racial studies in historical and social context.

ANT 4651 Aesthetics & Critical Theory . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Experiential and anthropological/semiotic examination of the topic of aesthetics as a central foundation of human culture. Students encounter working artists and scholars, engage Western and non-Western systems of aesthetic value, develop tools for several kinds of postmodern cultural criticism, and explore personal constructions of aesthetics and cultural studies. Permission is required.

ANT 4808 Applied Anthropology . . . . . 3(S)
Methods and techniques of applied anthropology, including ethical issues and approaches to planned culture change-social intervention, policy formation, small scale systems analysis. Practical activities in the local community will be included in the course. Credit may not be earned in both ANT 4705 and ANT 4808.

ANT 4824 Terrestrial Archaeological Field Methods . . . . . 1-9(SS)
Prerequisite: ANT 3101.
On site training in terrestrial field methods includes use of hand tools, surveying equipment, and some power equipment. Emphasized in the field are excavation techniques in a variety of situations, field scale drawings, and documentation. Field lab methods are often included. Permission is required. Credit may not be earned in both ANT 4124 and ANT 4824.

ANT 4835 Maritime Archaeological Field Methods . . . . . 1-9(F,SS)
Prerequisite: ANT 3101.
On site training in maritime archaeology. Structured hands on experience including training in both field and laboratory methods. Emphasized methods include site control grids, setting up excavation units, basic excavation techniques, use of hand tools, identification of ship structure and features, screening techniques, field documentation, principles and use of field instruments, and field conservation procedures. A diving certificate from a nationally recognized program and permission is required. Credit may not be earned in both ANT 4135 and ANT 4835.

ANT 4853C Geographic Information Systems in Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: CGS 2570.
Application of Windows-based Geographical Information Systems technology in anthropology, archaeology and cultural resource management. Credit may not be earned in both ANT 4076C and ANT 4853C.

ANT 4944 Anthropology Internship . . . . .1-3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: ANT 4190 and ANT 4824.
Placement in community agency or other social or organizational setting. Supervision by faculty and agency. Student participates in full range of services available in the setting. An internship paper is required. A maximum of 6 sh may be applied to the major requirements. Permission is required.

ANT 4949 Cooperative Education . . . . . 0(F,S,SS)
Alternating full-time or consecutive parallel terms of practical experience in the intended field. Reinforcing academic preparation; confirming educational and career goals; personal and professional development; early start in career; earnings toward self-support; improved employability. (See program description under Cooperative Education). Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Must be a master level student and permission of director of Cooperative Education is required.