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Course Descriptions

(Source: 2013-2015 Berkeley City College Catalog)

ANTHR 1, 3 Units

Introduction to Physical Anthropology

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Study of human beings and their ancestors: Emphasis on relationships to other mammals, physical record of evolution, and processes responsible for evolution.

 

ANTHR 1L, 1 Unit

Physical Anthropology Lab

4 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP). Prerequisite or corequisite: ANTHR 1. Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Adjunct laboratory to ANTHR 1: Emphasis on working with replicas of bones and visits to museums and zoos to study primate behavior and hominid evolution.

 

ANTHR 2, 3 Units

Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory

3 hours lecture (GR). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

World prehistory as reconstructed from the archaeological and physical evidence of cultural beginnings through the early agricultural civilizations of Africa, America, and Euro-Asia: Archaeological methods, techniques, and problems.

 

ANTHR 3, 3 Units

Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Cross-cultural analysis of social and cultural factors of human behavior in the recent past and present.

 

ANTHR 7, 3 Units

Magic, Religion and Witchcraft

3 hours lecture (GR). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Comparative study of religion, magic, and supernatural beliefs and practices: Dynamics and function of religion and magic in human societies.

 

ANTHR 13, 3 Units

Urban Anthropology

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Study of communities in urban settings and a cross-cultural approach to urban life styles: Rise and fall of great urban centers in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas.

 

ANTHR 15, 3 Units

Male and Female: Anthropological Perspectives

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Comparative approach to the study of sex roles; biological bases, cultural contexts, and social dynamics of human sex-role differences: Anthropological perspective for analyzing gender roles cross-culturally and in American society.

 

ANTHR 18, 3 Units

Introduction to Anthropological Linguistics

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Introduction to the study of language: How linguists describe human languages and exploration of how they developed, change, and function in human societies.

 

ANTHR 48UA-ZZ, .5-5 Units

Selected Topics in Anthropology

0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: CSU

See section on Selected Topics.

 

ANTHR 55, 3 Units

Native American Cultures

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Survey of ways of life of North American Indian cultures in different geographical areas of North America prior to European contact.

 

ANTHR 248UA-ZZ, .5-5 Units

Selected Topics in Anthropology

0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)

See section on Selected Topics. 2202.00

(Source: 2013-2015 Berkeley City College Catalog)

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