Credit Course Schedules

Anthropology - Fall 2019

Human Evolution and Prehistory — 3059
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3060
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3061
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3282
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 309
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Forensic Anthropology — 3062
ANT 2560 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of forensic anthropology. Forensic anthropology has historically been considered to be a sub-discipline within the broader context of physical anthropology, but now incorporates elements of osteology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, and other areas within anthropology. Forensic anthropologists work with medical teams, law enforcement, and government agencies to solve problems of medicolegal significance, which generally involve human bodies and the artifacts associated with them. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Aug 28 – Dec 19 Wed 1:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Sex, Sexuality, and Gender — 3283
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. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 309
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Food Systems in the U.S. — 3063
ANT 7504 – 3 credits

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 - Online