Department of Anthropology

Courses Offered in the Anthropology Department

Undergraduate Anthropology Courses

ANTH 100 General Anthropology 3 credits. Introduction to fields of anthropology: physical anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, and ethnology, and to biological and cultural development of humans. Satisfies Goal 12 of the General Education Requirements. F, S, Su

ANTH 101 Elementary Shoshoni I 4 credits. Basic communication skills and grammar of Shoshoni and introduction to Shoshoni culture. Cross-listed as SHOS 101. Satisfies Goal 10B of the General Education Requirements. F

ANTH 102 Elementary Shoshoni II 4 credits. Furthering basic communication skills and grammar of Shoshoni and introduction to Shoshoni culture. Cross-listed as SHOS 102. Satisfies Goal 10B of the General Education Requirements. S

ANTH 107 Nature of Language 3 credits. General survey of structure and use of language. Topics include language origins, descriptive and historical linguistics, language and culture, and history of the English language. Cross-listed as ENGL 107 and LANG 107. S

ANTH 201 Intermediate Shoshoni I 4 credits. Intermediate communication skills and grammar of Shoshoni. Deepens understanding of Shoshoni culture and builds on skills and knowledge gained in Elementary Shoshoni. Cross-listed as SHOS 201. F

ANTH 202 Intermediate Shoshoni II 4 credits. Intermediate communication skills and grammar of Shoshoni. Deepens understanding of Shoshoni culture and builds on skills and knowledge gained in Elementary Shoshoni. Cross-listed as SHOS 202. S

ANTH 203 Introduction to Archaeology 3 credits. Introduction to basic methods, data and concepts of archaeology. S

ANTH 205 Introduction to Archaeology Laboratory 1 credit. Exercises and experiments introducing the methods and techniques of archaeology. COREQ: ANTH 203. S

ANTH 206 Indigenous Traditional Parenting 3 credits. Using the traditional knowledge of a Shoshoni language speaker, course is based in language and philosophy. Includes concepts of personhood, relations between parent and child, and the philosophy and use of childcare artifacts such as cradleboards. F

ANTH 210 Conversational Shoshoni 3 credits. Refresher in Shoshoni words and phrases for those with previous exposure to the language and culture. S

ANTH 212 Introduction to Folklore/Oral Tradition 3 credits. Folklore genres and folk groups, including introductory experience in folklore fieldwork focused on study of a genre or group of genres within verbal, customary, or material culture. Cross-listed as ENGL 212. R1

ANTH 215 Anthropology of Gender 3 credits. Human behavior, social and biological differences in the context of various cultures and stratification systems. D

ANTH 230 Introduction to Biological Anthropology 3 credits. Introduction to human biology, including human origins, evolution, human adaptation, and diversity. F

ANTH 232 Introduction to Biological Anthropology Laboratory 1 credit. Introduction to methodologies and techniques in biological anthropology. COREQ: ANTH 230. F

ANTH 237 Peoples and Cultures of the Old World 3 credits. Examination of human social and cultural diversity from different parts of the Old World. Topics include social structure, ecology, religion, politics, and language. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. Satisfies Goal 10A of the General Education Requirements. D

ANTH 238 Peoples and Cultures of the New World 3 credits. Examination of the human social and cultural diversity from different parts of the New World. Topics include social structure, ecology, religion, politics, and language. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. Satisfies Goal 10A of the General Education Requirements. F, S

ANTH 239 Latino Peoples and Cultures 3 credits. Examination of the human, social and cultural diversity among Latino people in different regions of the world. Topics include ethnicity, health and healing, social structure, ecology, religion, politics, prehistory and language. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. Satisfies Goal 10A of the General Education Requirements. F, S

ANTH 250 Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology 3 credits. Explores cultural and biocultural behavior including cross cultural examination of enculturation, culture and personality, social organization, kinship and marriage, economics, politics, and ideology. Focus on cultural dynamics and contemporary issues in cultural anthropology. F

ANTH 258 Native American History 3 credits. Assesses diversity of North American natives, their life and thought; European impact; federal policy; and natives' response to continual cultural and physical assault. Cross-listed as HIST 258. D

ANTH 301 Introduction to Shoshoni Folklore 3 credits. Survey of Shoshoni beliefs, customs, music, dance and various genres of oral tradition including tales, legends and myths. Includes the material manifestations of Shoshoni culture, including arts and crafts, costuming and folk technology. R1

ANTH 367 Language in the United States 3 credits. A survey of the languages of the United States (American Indian languages, immigrant languages, and ethnic and regional varieties of English) along with the social and political aspects of American language use. Cross-listed as ENGL 367. PREREQ: ANTH/LANG/ENGL 107. D

ANTH g401 History and Theory of Sociocultural Anthropology 3 credits. Survey of the development of anthropology, various schools of thought, important personalities, and concepts that have contributed to anthropology over time. PREREQ: ANTH 250 or permission of instructor. S

ANTH g402 Ecological Anthropology 3 credits. Interaction of human biocultural systems and environment. Relations of natural resources, technological inventories, social organization, cultural categories. Native resource management practices. PREREQ: ANTH 203, ANTH 250, ANTH 230, BIOL 100 or permission of instructor. D

ANTH g403 Method and Theory in Archaeology 3 credits. History of the development of current methods and theory in archaeology and contemporary applications. PREREQ: ANTH 203 or permission of instructor. F

ANTH g404 Material Culture Analysis 3 credits. Methods and analyses used in archaeology and anthropology to understand the relationship between objects and culture. PREREQ: ANTH 203 or permission of instructor. COREQ: ANTH g405. D

ANTH g405 Analytical Techniques Laboratory 1 credit. Analytical techniques laboratory to accompany ANTH g404. Students will complete an assigned project in material culture analysis. PREREQ: ANTH 203 or permission of instructor. COREQ: ANTH g404. D

ANTH g406 American Indian Health Issues 3 credits. An overview of health concerns, both current and past, of American Indian people, and the biological and sociocultural factors which influence health status. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. AF

ANTH g407 Anthropology of Global Health 3 credits. How cultures define health and illness, and how these definitions ultimately influence the health status of individuals. PREREQ: Prior Anthropology course or permission of instructor. F

ANTH g408 Special Topics in Medical Anthropology 3 credits. Rotating topics, including international health issues, ethno-psychiatry, ethnomedicine and non-western healing systems. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. S

ANTH g409 Clinical Medical Anthropology 3 credits. Explores the culture of biomedicine and the beliefs of patients. Topics include doctor/patient communication, cultural competency, cultural construction of risk, critiques of high-tech medicine and the international pharmaceutical industry. S

ANTH g410 Introduction to Cultural Resources Management 3 credits. Introduction to CRM reviewing historic preservation and federal legislation as they pertain to archaeology; practical experience in site survey and recording. PREREQ: ANTH 203 or permission of instructor. D, W

ANTH g413 Old World Archaeology 3 credits. Prehistory of the Old World. Precise areal focus and periods may vary. Includes both theory and exposition. PREREQ: ANTH 203 or permission of instructor. D

ANTH g414 New World Archaeology 3 credits. Examination of the prehistory of the Americas with emphasis on the North American Continent. PREREQ: ANTH 203 or permission of instructor. D

ANTH g423 Anthropology of International Health 3 credits. Exploration of critical health issues that exist in the world today from an anthropological perspective. Diseases of poverty/development, emerging infectious diseases, medical tourism and the political arena of international health programs. S

ANTH g424 Ethnomedicine of Latin America 3 credits. Examines traditional medical systems and folk illnesses in order to better understand the underlying logics of healing that exist in Latino populations worldwide. Shamanism, witchcraft, spiritual healing and biomedicine will be addressed. F

ANTH g430 Human Origins and Diversity 3 credits. Examines human origins, adaptations and biological diversity within the context of evolutionary processes. PREREQ: ANTH 230 or permission of instructor. S

ANTH g432 Human Osteology 3 credits. Provides a working knowledge of skeletal anatomy, primarily focusing on identification of individual bones. Other topics include: osteogenesis, pathologies, and applications of knowledge and techniques. PREREQ: ANTH 230 and ANTH 232 or permission of instructor. D

ANTH g433 Survey of Living Primates 3 credits. Anatomy, behavioral ecology, and adaptive diversity of extant non-human primates, including a history of primate/human interactions. PREREQ: ANTH 230 and ANTH 232; or BIOL 101 and BIOL 102; or permission of instructor. AF

ANTH g435 Survey of Fossil Primates 3 credits. Evolution and adaptations of primates from the earliest primates to the enigmatic giants of the Pleistocene. PREREQ: ANTH 230, ANTH 232; or BIOL 101, and BIOL 102; or permission of instructor. AF

ANTH g439 Principles of Taphonomy 3 credits. Effects of processes which modify organisms between death and the time the usually fossilized remains are studied. Emphasis on vertebrates. Crosslisted as BIOL g439 and GEOL g439. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. AS

ANTH g449 Methods and Techniques of Ethnographic Field Research 3 credits. Participant observation, field notes, data types, analytical procedures, interviewing skills, oral history, report writing. PREREQ: ANTH g480 or permission of instructor. AF

ANTH g450 Introduction to Socio-linguistics 3 credits. Study of the patterned covariation of language and society, social dialects and social styles in language; problems of bilingualism, multilingualism, creoles and language uses.Cross-listed as ENGL g488. PREREQ: ANTH 107; ENGL 28i0 or ENGL 281; or permission of instructor. AF

ANTH g452 American Indian Verbal Arts 3 credits. Analysis of current theories in the study of oral literature and ethnopoetics, focusing on the oral traditions of American Indians. PREREQ: ANTH 107 or permission of instructor. AF

ANTH g453 American Indian Literature 3 credits. Considers literary works by and about North American native people, especially in relationship to history, genre, and culture, including oral traditions. Cross-listed as ENGL g453. PREREQ: Goal 1. R2

ANTH g454 Survey of American Indian Languages 3 credits. History of scholarship, analysis and classification of American Indian languages with emphasis on the languages of a particular phylum or geographical area. PREREQ: ANTH 107 or permission of instructor. AF

ANTH g455 Introduction to Phonetics 3 credits. Introduction to descriptive linguistics focusing on the phonetics and phonetic phenomena of English and the other languages of the world. Extensive practice in perception and production of such phenomena. Cross-listed as LANG g455. PREREQ: ANTH/ENGL/LANG 107. D

ANTH g456 Introduction to Phonology and Morphology 3 credits. Phonological theory and analysis; current theories in morphology. Phonological rules, representations, underlying forms, derivations, justifications of phonological analyses; morphological structure, derivational and inflectional morphology; relation of morphology to phonology. Cross-listed as LANG g456. PREREQ: ANTH/ENGL/LANG 107. D

ANTH 457 Survey of Indo-European Languages 3 credits. Survey of Indo-European languages from ancient to modern times, their relationships to one another, and chief characteristics. Cross-listed as LANG 457. PREREQ: Completion of Goal 10B. D

ANTH g458 Historical Linguistics 3 credits. The methods and theories of the historical study of language. The comparative method, internal reconstruction, linguistic change over time, genetic typology of languages, and applications to prehistory. PREREQ: ANTH/ENGL/LANG 107. AS

ANTH g459 Linguistic Field Methods 3 credits. Practical experience in linguistic analysis of a language using data elicited from a native speaker. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. PREREQ: ANTH 456 or permission of instructor. D

ANTH g463 Applied Statistics in Anthropology 3 credits. Practical applications of commonly used statistical analyses in anthropology. PREREQ: MATH 253 or permission of instructor. AF

ANTH g464 Advanced Analytical Methods in Anthropology 3 credits. Examination and practical experience in applying advanced quantitative and qualitative methods and analyses in anthropological research. PREREQ: ANTH g463. AS

ANTH g466 Current Issues in Indian Country 3 credits. Survey of significant issues affecting Indian communities including religious freedom, economic development, judicial systems, treaty rights and environmental regulation. D

ANTH g472 Native American Arts 3 credits. Survey of Native American arts and industries, including prehistoric, ethnographic, and contemporary venues. PREREQ: ANTH 238 and permission of instructor. D

ANTH g474 Special Topics in Indian Education 3 credits. Rotating review of topics dealing with issues in Indian education. Consult current schedule of classes for exact course being taught. D

ANTH g476 Seminar in American Indian Studies 3 credits. Advanced-level course with critical examination, readings, discussion and presentation of selected issues facing American Indians. PREREQ: 9 credits of American Indian Studies or permission of instructor. D

ANTH g478 Federal Indian Law 3 credits. Examination of tribal governments; their relationship with the federal government; sovereignty, jurisdictional conflicts over land and resources; and economic development. Cross-listed as POLS g478. D

ANTH g479 Tribal Governments 3 credits. Complex legal position of Indian tribes as self-governing entities; principles of inherent powers; governmental organization, lawmaking, justice, relation to state and federal government. Cross-listed as POLS g479. D

ANTH g480 Varieties of American English 3 credits. In-depth study of various dialects of American English, including historical evolution of different dialects, effects of migration on dialects, and influences of non-English immigrant languages on development of American English. Field-work studying the Snake River dialects of Idaho. Cross-listed as ENGL g480. PREREQ: ANTH/ENGL/LANG 107. D

ANTH g481 Specializations in Anthropology 3 credits. Rotating specialized topics such as applied anthropology, proxemics, ethnology, religion, international development. See class schedule for titles. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. PREREQ: Upper Division status or permission of instructor. D

ANTH g482 Independent Problems in Anthropology 1-3 credits. Investigation of an anthropological problem chosen by the student and approved by the staff. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

ANTH g483 Field Research 3 credits. Practical experience in field research. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

ANTH g484 Special Topics in Linguistics 3 credits. Rotating topics in different areas of linguistics. Consult current schedule of classes for exact course being taught. May be repeated with different content. Cross-listed as ENGL g484 and LANG g484. PREREQ: ANTH/ENGL/LANG 107 or ENGL 280 or ENGL 281. D

ANTH g485 Anthropology of War and Violence 3 credits. Survey of war and violence from its evolutionary foundations through its modern representations. History and ethnography of violent conflict around the world. PREREQ: Any upper division social science course. AS

ANTH 486 Archaeology Field School 1-6 credits. Practical field and laboratory training in archaeological excavation techniques and methods of analysis. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. PREREQ: ANTH 203 or permission of instructor. Su

ANTH g487 Ethnographic Field School 1-6 credits. Supervised fieldwork in cultural anthropology in a given ethnographic setting where students and faculty work on a specific set of field problems. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. PREREQ: ANTH 250 and g449 or permission of instructor. D

ANTH g489 Special Topics in American Indian Studies 3 credits. Rotating review of topics dealing with issues in American Indian studies. Consult current schedule of classes for exact course being taught. May be repeated with different content. D

ANTH g490 Topics in Folklore 3 credits. Focused study of an issue in folkloristics or a particular genre of folklore, including history of the scholarship concerning that issue or genre. Rotating topics. May be repeated for up to 9 credits with different topics. Cross-listed as ENGL g490. R1

ANTH g491 Archaeology Laboratory Analysis 3 credits. Directed analysis of archaeological remains and report writing. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. F, S, W

ANTH 492 Senior Seminar 3 credits. Integration and application of anthropological theories and methods to current research issues. S

ANTH g493 Interdisciplinary Anthropology 3 credits. Rotating review of cross-disciplinary anthropology; psychological, medical, visual, educational, biodiversity conservation. See current class schedule for course titles. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. D

ANTH 494 Visual Anthropology 3 credits. Documentary and ethnographic filmmaking techniques including story structure, interviewing, audio and lighting, camera handling, composition, POV, and editing. Anthropological critiques of visual representation. Students create their own short film for a final project. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. PREREQ: ANTH 100 or ANTH 250 or permission of instructor. F

ANTH g495 Department Colloquium 1 credit. Presentations of current research issues in Anthropology by faculty and students. S

ANTH g497 Workshop 1-2 credits. Workshops aimed at the development and improvement of skills. Does not satisfy requirements for a major or a minor. May be repeated. Graded S/U. D

Graduate Anthropology Courses

ANTH g501 History and Theory of Sociocultural Anthropology 3 credits. Survey of the development of anthropology, various schools of thought, important personalities, and concepts that have contributed to anthropology over time. PREREQ: ANTH 250 OR PERMISSION OF THE INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g502 Ecological Anthropology 3 credits. Interaction of human biocultural systems and environment. Relations of natural resources, technological inventories, social organization, cultural categories. Native resource management practices. PREREQ: ANTH 230, ANTH 250, ANTH 203 AND BIOL 100, OR PERMISSIONOF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g503 Method and Theory in Archaeology3 credits. History of the development of current methods and theory in archaeology and contemporary applications. PREREQ: ANTH 203 ORPERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g504 Material Culture Analysis 3 credits. Method and analyses used in archaeology and anthropology to understand the relationship between objects and culture. PREREQ: ANTH 203 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR. COREQ: ANTH g505.

ANTH g505 Analytical Techniques Laboratory1 credit. Analytical techniques laboratory to accompany ANTH g504. Students will complete an assigned project in material culture analysis. PREREQ: ANTH 203 OR PERMISSION OFINSTRUCTOR. COREQ: ANTH g504

ANTH g506 American Indian Health Issues3 credits. An overview of health concerns, both current and past, of American Indian people, and the biological and sociocultural factors which influence health status. PREREQ: PERMISSIONOF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g507 Introduction to Medical Anthropology3 credits. How cultures define health and illness, and how these definitions ultimately influence the health status of individuals. PREREQ: PRIOR ANTHROPOLOGY COURSE OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g508 Special Topics in Medical Anthropology 3 credits. Rotating topics, including international health issues, ethno-psychiatry, ethno-medicine and non-western healing systems. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. PREREQ: ANTH g507 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g509 Clinical Medical Anthropology 3credits. Explores the culture of biomedicine and the beliefs of patients. Topics include doctor/patient communication, cultural competency, cultural construction of risk, critiques of high-tech medicine and the international pharmaceutical industry.

ANTH g510 Introduction to Cultural Resources Management 3 credits. Introduction to CRM reviewing historic preservation and federal legislation as they pertain to archaeology; practical experience in site survey and recording. PREREQ: ANTH 203 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g513 Old World Archaeology 3 credits. Prehistory of the Old World. Precise areal focus and periods may vary. Includes both theory and exposition. PREREQ: ANTH 203 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g514 New World Archaeology 3 credits. Examination of the prehistory of the Americas with emphasis on the North American Continent. PREREQ: ANTH 203 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g523 Anthropology of International Health 3 credits. Exploration of critical health issues that exist in the world today from an anthropological perspective. Diseases of poverty/development, emerging infectious diseases, medical tourism and the political arena of international health.

ANTH g524 Ethnomedicine of Latin America3 credits. Examines traditional medical systems and folk illnesses in order to better understand the underlying logics of healing that exist in Latino populations worldwide. Shamanism, witchcraft, spiritual healing and biomedicine will be addressed.

ANTH g530 Human Origins and Diversity 3credits. Examines human origins, adaptations and biological diversity within the context of evolutionary processes. Primate lineage will be investigated. PREREQ: ANTH 230 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g532 Human Osteology 3 credits. Provides a working knowledge of skeletal anatomy, primarily focusing on identification of individual bones. Other topics include: osteogenesis, pathologies and applications of knowledge and technique. PREREQ: ANTH 230 AND ANTH 232, OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g533 Survey of Living Primates 3 credits. Explores the anatomy, behavioral ecology, and adaptive diversity of extant non-human primates. Begins with the history of human interaction with primates, and continues with a consideration of the major primate taxa and their anatomical and behavioral trends and distinctions. PREREQ: ANTH 230 AND ANTH 232; OR BIOL 101AND BIOL 102; OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g535 Survey of Fossil Primates 3 credits. A survey of the evolutionary history and adaptations of the primates emphasizing the interpretation of their fossil record; their differentiation and adaptive radiations, spanning from the earliest primates in the shadow of the dinosaurs to the enigmatic giants of the Pleistocene. PREREQ: ANTH 230, 232; OR BIOL 101, 102; OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g539 Principles of Taphonomy 3 credits. Effects of processes which modify organisms between death and the time the usually fossilized remains are studied. Emphasis on vertebrates. Cross-listed with BIOL g539 and GEOL g539. PREREQ: PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g549 Methods and Techniques of Ethnographic Field Research 3 credits. Participant observation, field notes, data types, analytical procedures, interviewing skills, oral history, reportwriting. PREREQ: ANTH 250 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g550 Introduction to Sociolinguistics 3credits. Study of the patterned covariation of language and society, social dialects and social styles in language; problems of bilingualism, multilingualism, creoles and language uses. Cross-listed as ENGLg588. PREREQ: ANTH107, ENGL281, OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g552 American Indian Verbal Arts3 credits. Analysis of current theories in the study of oral literature and ethnopoetics, focusing on the oral traditions of American Indians. PREREQ: ANTH107 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g554 Survey of American Indian Languages3 credits. History of scholarship, analysis and classification of American Indian languages with emphasis on the languages of a particular phylum or geographical area. PREREQ: ANTH107 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g555 Introduction to Phonetics 3 credits. Introduction to descriptive linguistics focusing on phonetics and phonetic phenomena of English and the other languages of the world. Extensive practice in perception and production of such phenomena. Cross-listed as LANG g555. PREREQ: ANTH/LANG 107.

ANTH g556 Introduction to Phonology and Morphology 3 credits. Phonological theory and analysis; current theories in morphology. Phonological rules, representations, underlying forms, derivation, justification of phonological analyses; morphological structure, derivational and inflectional morphology; relation of morphology to phonology. Cross-listed as LANG g556. PREREQ: ANTH/LANG 107.

ANTH g558 Historical Linguistics 3 credits.The methods and theories of the historical study of language. The comparative method, internal reconstruction, linguistic change over time, genetic typology of languages, and applications to prehistory. PREREQ: ANTH 107.

ANTH g559 Linguistic Field Methods 3 credits. Practical experience in linguistic analysis of a language using data elicited from a native speaker. May be repeated up to 6 credits. PREREQ: ANTH456 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g563 Applied Statistics in Anthropology 3 credits. Practical applications of commonly used statistical analyses in anthropology. PREREQ: MATH 153 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g564 Advanced Analytical Methods in Anthropology 3 credits. Examination and practical experience in applying advanced quantitative and qualitative methods and analyses in anthropological research. PREREQ: ANTH g563.

ANTH g566 Current Issues in Indian Country3 credits. Survey of significant issues affecting Indian communities including religious freedom, economic development, judicial systems, treaty rights and environmental regulation.

ANTH g572 Native American Arts 3 credits. Survey of Native American arts and industries, including prehistoric, ethnographic, and contemporary venues. PREREQ: ANTH 238 AND PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g574 Special Topics in Indian Education3 credits. Rotating review of topics dealing with issues in Indian education. Consult current schedule of classes for exact course being taught.

ANTH g576 Seminar in American Indian Studies 3 credits. Advanced level course with critical examination, readings, discussion and presentation of selected issues facing American Indians. PREREQ: 9 CREDITS OF AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g578 Federal Indian Law 3 credits. Examination of tribal governments; their relationship with the federal government; sovereignty, jurisdictional conflicts over land and resources; and economic development. Cross listed as POLS g578.

ANTH g579 Tribal Governments 3 credits. Complex legal position of Indian tribes as self governing entities; principles of inherent powers; governmental organization, lawmaking, justice, relation to state and federal government. Cross listed as POLS g579.

ANTH g580 Varieties of American English3 credits. In-depth study of various dialects of American English, including historical evolution of different dialects, effects of migration on dialects, and influences of non-English immigrant languages on development of American English. Field work studying the Snake River dialects of Idaho. Cross-listed as ENGL g580. PREREQ: ANTH/LANG/ENGL 107.

ANTH g581 Specializations in Anthropology3 credits. Rotating specialized topics such as applied anthropology, proxemics, ethnology, religion, international development. See current class schedule for titles. May be repeated up to 6 credits. PREREQ: UPPER DIVISION STATUS OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g582 Independent Problems in Anthropology1-3 credits. Investigation of an anthropological problem chosen by the student and approved by the staff. May be repeated up to 6 credits.

ANTH g583 Field Research 3 credits. Practical experience in field research. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. PREREQ: PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g585 Anthropology of War and Violence 3credits. Survey of war and violence from evolutionary foundations through modern representations. The course covers violence and war among chimpanzees, the genetics and biochemistry of violence, the role of evolution in making humans aggressive, and the history and ethnography of violent conflict around the world. PREREQ: ANY UPPER DIVISION SOCIAL SCIENCE COURSE.

ANTH 586 Archaeology Field School 1-9 credits. Practical field and laboratory training in archaeological excavation techniques and methods of analysis. May be repeated to a total of 9 credits. PREREQ: ANTH 203 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g587 Ethnographic Field School 1-6 credits. Supervised fieldwork in cultural anthropology in a given ethnographic setting where students and faculty work on a specific set of field problems.

ANTH 641 Research Project 1-6 credits. The student will pursue original research under staff guidance. The final report will result in a publishable manuscript. PREREQ: PERMISSION OF THE CHAIR OF STUDENT’S GRADUATE COMMITTEE. Graded S/U.

ANTH 642 Practicum in Teaching Anthropology3 credits. Directed preparation of an anthropology course with a review of course materials, format, teaching techniques, films, and other aids. The trainee will participate in a supervised teaching experience.

ANTH 649 Independent Studies 1-4credits. Independent research under the guidance of faculty. PREREQ: PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.ANTH 650 Thesis 1-6 credits. Graded S/U.

ANTH 655 Internship in Applied Anthropology3-6 credits. Supervised experience in the development and implementation of an anthropological project. May be repeated to a total of 6 credits. PREREQ: ANTH 250 AND ANTH g549, OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g589 Special Topics in American Indian Studies 3 credits. Rotating review of topics dealing with issues in American Indian studies. Consult current schedule of classes for exact course being taught. May be repeated with different topics.

ANTH g590 Topics in Folklore 3 credits. Focused study of an issue in folkloristics or a particular genre of folklore, including history of the scholarship concerning that issue or genre. Rotating topics. May be repeated up to 9 credits with different topics. Cross-listed as ENGL g590.

ANTH g591 Archaeology Laboratory Analysis3 credits. Directed analysis of archaeological remains and report writing. May be repeated up to 6 credits. PREREQ: PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g593 Interdisciplinary Anthropology3 credits. Rotating review of cross-disciplinary anthropology: psychological, medical, visual, educational, bio-diversity conservation. See current class schedule for course titles. May be repeated up to 6 credits.

ANTH g594 Visual Anthropology 3 credits. Documentary and ethnographic filmmaking techniques including story structure, interviewing, audio and lighting, camera handling, composition, POV, and editing. Anthropological critiques of visual representation. Students create their own short film for a final project. PREREQ: ANTH 100 OR 250 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH g595 Department Colloquium 1credit. Presentations of current research issues in Anthropology by faculty and students. ANTH 597 Professional Education Development Topics. Variable credit. A course for practicing professionals aimed at the development and improvement of skills. May not be applied to graduate degrees. May be repeated. May be graded S/U.

ANTH 605 Seminar in Linguistic Anthropology3 credits. Discussion of theories, methods, and results in linguistic anthropology. PREREQ: ANTH g550 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH 610 Seminar in Medical Anthropology3 credits. Discussion of current topics within the various specializations of medical anthropology. PREREQ: PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH 615 Seminar in Biological Anthropology3 credits. Discussion of theories, methods, and results in biological anthropology. PREREQ: ANTH g530, OR PERMISSION OFINSTRUCTOR.

ANTH 625 Seminar in Sociocultural Anthropology3 credits. Discussions of theories, methods, and results in sociocultural anthropology. PREREQ: ANTH g501 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

ANTH 635 Seminar in Archaeology 3 credits. Studies in current theories, methods, and results in archaeological anthropology. PREREQ: ANTH g503 OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.

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