Anthropology (ANTH)

Romney D. Landis, Department Chair – Behavioral Sciences
Business Building (BUSI), RM 222
817-598-8834 • rlandis@wc.edu

Classes

ANTH 2301 : Physical Anthropology

This course examines evolutionary processes acting on human populations; human genetics; non-human primate anatomy (and behavior), classification and ecology of primates; the primate paleontological record, and human variation and adaptation. Three hour lecture and zero hours lab per week.

Credits

3

ANTH 2302 : Introduction to Archeology

The study of the human past through material remains. The course includes a discussion of methods and theories relevant to archeological inquiry. Topics may include the adoption of agriculture, response to environmental change, the emergence of complex societies, and ethics in the discipline. Three hour lecture and zero hours lab per week.

Credits

3

ANTH 2351 : Cultural Anthropology

The study of human cultures. Topics may include social organization, institutions, diversity, interactions between human groups, and ethics in the discipline. Three hour lecture and zero hours lab per week.

Credits

3