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ANTH 1301   Cultural Anthropology   ANTH 1301 (ANTH 1301) Cultural Anthropology (3-0). A survey of the study of cultural anthropology including the nature of culture in space and time human subsistence and settlement social and political organization ritual and religion and linguistics. The course will include an overview of the adaptations of human populations to arid regions.  
ANTH 1302   Introduction To Archeology   ANTH 1302 (ANTH 2302) Introduction to Archeology (3-0). This course introduces the field of archaeology including an overview of basic concepts, methods, and theory. We will consider major events in human history over the past 60,000+ years and discuss significant developments and changes in human behavior while learning how archaeologists use multiple lines of evidence to reconstruct the past. Topics include origins of agriculture, the development of state societies, archaeological ethics, and archaeology's future.  
ANTH 2301   Arch Of Texas & Northern Mex   ANTH 2301 Archeology of Texas and Northern Mexico (3-0). An introduction to Native American prehistory from 10000 B.C. through early contact with Spanish entradas during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries A.D. in Texas and north-central Mexico. The course will explore basic archeological theory data collection and analytical techniques used in the reconstruction of life ways of nomadic semi-sedentary and sedentary human populations through time.  
ANTH 2303   Readings And Research   ANTH 2303 Readings and Research (3-0). Selected readings and research projects to be offered as individual study to meet student's needs. May be repeated for credit.  
ANTH 3601   Summer Archeological Field Sch   ANTH 3601 Summer Archeological Field School (0-6). An intensive six-week summer field course that provides hands-on training for students in archeological field and analytical techniques including site survey and recording instrument mapping site testing and evaluation controlled excavation and field laboratory techniques: Location to be announced. Prerequisite: Anthropology 2301 or consent of instructor. Field school fee: $175 - $1800