April 21, 2017 at 10:07 am

Summer 2017 | Anthropology Short Courses

The Anthropology program has short course options available for Summer 2017.

ANTH 2010:  Introduction to Biological Anthropology

An experiential survey of our family’s past including evolutionary theory, primates, fossil record of human evolution, mechanics of evolution, and human variation.

Satisfies your Tier II Natural Sciences(2NS) requirement

Class Number 5583 | June 27 – July 18

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 – 4:50 p.m.

Instructor: Dr. Sabrina Curran

ANTH 3490/5490:  Life History: The Individual and Culture

Learn from anthropological research, theory and methodology how to conduct life history work for personal or professional goals.

Explore a range of qualitative methods that develop interviewing and conversational skills.

Class number 5581/5582 | May 9 – 26

Final paper due by June 24.

Tuesday through Friday, 2-4:40 p.m.

Instructor: Dr. Diane Ciekawy

ANTH 4470/5470:  Forensic Anthropology

Learn the basics of forensic anthropology, a sub-discipline of applied physical anthropology which deals with the identification of human remains in situations that generally result in litigation, both civil and criminal.

Class number 3443/5580 | May 9 – 26

Tuesday through Friday, 3:05 – 4:25 p.m.

Instructor: Dr. Nancy Tatarek

To enroll, students must have completed ANTH 2010 or LET 1450 or BIOS 1710. Students who do not meet the prerequisite are encouraged to contact Tatarek directly at for a green slip.

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