Undergraduate Anth Courses

Bachelor's Degree Courses

Fall 2021 Special Topics Courses

  • ANTH 307 Ancient Egypt (3 units)  Ancient Egypt through an archaeological lens. Early settlements through the rise of Pharaonic empires - economic and political organization, intercultural interactions, subsistence, art, architecture, writing, and religion. ANTH 307 will hold no synchronous meetings; all course work is asynchronous online. Dr. Marissa Ramsier
  • ANTH 339 Evolutionary Anatomy (4 units) Human anatomy from an evolutionary and functional perspective. Emphasis on systems and topics essential to applied and/or evolutionary biological anthropology. Focus is on humans, with comparison to other vertebrates. The class will hold no synchronous meetings; all course work is asynchronous online. Dr. Marissa Ramsier
  • ANTH 339 Comparative Osteology (1 unit) Hands-on workshop focusing on identification of whole and fragmentary human skeletal remains and of nonhuman skeletal remains common in forensic and archaeological contexts. The class will meet in BSS 310 on Saturday, October 23, 9:00 AM to 4:50 PM and on Sunday, October 24, 9:00 AM to 12:50 PM. The rest of the course work will be asynchronous online. Dr. Marissa Ramsier
  • ANTH 390 China Dreaming (4 units) Perspectives on contemporary China's diverse and changing culture. We consider emerging social and political institutions, media, literature, film, and ethnographic accounts to gain perspective on aspirations, ideologies, and grounded experience. ANTH 390 is fully online. The class will meet synchronously online Mondays, 1:00-2:50 PM. The rest of the course work will be asynchronous online. Dr. Mary Scoggin