Anthropology - Spring 2018

Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3506
ANT 1520 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3509
ANT 1520 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3510
ANT 1520 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3511
ANT 1520 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3819
ANT 1520 – 3 credits
Jennifer L. Coe

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

North County Center

North County Campus Center 107
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Planet Earth: Critical Topics — 3786
ANT 2600 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

Students will examine critical issues affecting humanity and the global environment, from an in-depth, three-part perspective. Students will investigate the science of selected topics of global environmental significance, explore their causes and consequences within contemporary culture, and evaluate the impacts and importance of the mass media in public perception concerning these issues. Corequisite: ENG 1530 and a reading score of 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 120
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Planet Earth: Crit Tops HONORS — 3787
ANT 2600 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

Students will examine critical issues affecting humanity and the global environment, from an in-depth, three-part perspective. Students will investigate the science of selected topics of global environmental significance, explore their causes and consequences within contemporary culture, and evaluate the impacts and importance of the mass media in public perception concerning these issues. Corequisite: ENG 1530 and a reading score of 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 120
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Food Systems in the U.S. — 3797
ANT 7504 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

Students will focus on the history and cultural background of food systems in the United States. Students will examine the foodways of indigenous people and how certain foods came to the US with immigrant populations, how race, class, and gender affect our access to food and how food systems grew and spread in the US. We will also discuss the optimal diet for humans, and strategize as to how we might be able to get people to eat better food. Lastly, we will visit different locations in the local food system, and understand how our region?s food fits into the global context. Eligibility for ENG 1510, Reading score 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Alt Spring Break-Food Systems — 3865
ANT 7505 – 1 credit
Shannon E. Bessette

Students will explore local, regional, and global food systems, and understand system strengths and weaknesses in delivering food to people. Additionally, students will understand the impact of food systems on the environment. Eligibility: ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Off-Campus
Mar 28 – Apr 4 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Alt Sp Break-Food Sys HONORS — 3867
ANT 7505 – 1 credit
Shannon E. Bessette

Students will explore local, regional, and global food systems, and understand system strengths and weaknesses in delivering food to people. Additionally, students will understand the impact of food systems on the environment. Eligibility: ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Off-Campus
Mar 28 – Apr 4 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 am – 5:00 pm