Anthropology - Fall 2017

Human Evolution and Prehistory — 3037
ANT 1510 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

Traces the physical and cultural evolution of the human species. Students will critically analyze fossils, stone tools, and other evidence for such human development and understand the meaning of the theory of evolution and apply those to the present status of humanity. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Human Evolution and Prehistory — 3038
ANT 1510 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

Traces the physical and cultural evolution of the human species. Students will critically analyze fossils, stone tools, and other evidence for such human development and understand the meaning of the theory of evolution and apply those to the present status of humanity. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Human Evolution and Prehistory — 3041
ANT 1510 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

Traces the physical and cultural evolution of the human species. Students will critically analyze fossils, stone tools, and other evidence for such human development and understand the meaning of the theory of evolution and apply those to the present status of humanity. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3250
ANT 1520 – 3 credits
Meghan Y. McCune

Examines the nature of the concept of cultural behavior. Students will understand the patterning of social and cultural systems among societies around the world and gain global and ethnic understanding. Students will also determine the universal as well as variations involved in each cultural system. ANT 1510 is not a prerequisite for this course. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 309
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro Cultrual Anthro-HONORS — 3274
ANT 1520 – 3 credits
Meghan Y. McCune

Examines the nature of the concept of cultural behavior. Students will understand the patterning of social and cultural systems among societies around the world and gain global and ethnic understanding. Students will also determine the universal as well as variations involved in each cultural system. ANT 1510 is not a prerequisite for this course. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 309
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Comparative Religion — 3207
ANT 1530 – 3 credits
Jennifer L. Coe

Students will examine cultural expressions of belief in the supernatural, focusing specifically on people's ideas about magic, witchcraft, and religion. This course takes a wide-ranging and cross-cultural approach to studying religious beliefs and behaviors and incorporates "world religions" such as Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, as well as the "indigenous" religions of Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. Students will have the opportunity to contrast other people's beliefs and practices with their own and develop a deeper understanding of the role of religion in the human experience. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 107
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Sex, Sexuality, and Gender — 3039
ANT 2590 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

Students will learn about sex, sexuality, or gender, practices and concepts both from around the world and here in the United States. Students will be able to compare and contrast people's understanding of the body and its development, how people come to understand their own sex and gender characteristics, and the place that each one of us occupies in terms of our sex, sexuality, and gender behaviors. Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Sex, Sexuality, and Gender — 3275
ANT 2590 – 3 credits
Meghan Y. McCune

Students will learn about sex, sexuality, or gender, practices and concepts both from around the world and here in the United States. Students will be able to compare and contrast people's understanding of the body and its development, how people come to understand their own sex and gender characteristics, and the place that each one of us occupies in terms of our sex, sexuality, and gender behaviors. Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 309
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Sex, Sexuality/ Gender-HONORS — 3571
ANT 2590 – 3 credits
Meghan Y. McCune

Students will learn about sex, sexuality, or gender, practices and concepts both from around the world and here in the United States. Students will be able to compare and contrast people's understanding of the body and its development, how people come to understand their own sex and gender characteristics, and the place that each one of us occupies in terms of our sex, sexuality, and gender behaviors. Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 309
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm