Credit Course Schedules

Anthropology - Fall 2022

In Person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In Person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In Person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (Zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Human Evolution and Prehistory — 3359
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

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Human Evolution and Prehistory — 3360
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 Campus
Hultquist Library 271
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3361
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

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3363
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

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3364
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 207
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3365
ANT 1520 – 3 credits
Jeanne E. Frerichs

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 148
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3368
ANT 1520 – 3 credits
Jeanne E. Frerichs

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

North County Center
North County Training Center 123
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Intro to Cultural Anthropology — 3372
ANT 1520 – 3 credits
Jeanne E. Frerichs

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
Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
HONORS SYM-Herbs & Snake Oils — 3747
ANT 2014 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

This course seeks to understand the relationships between human beings and plants in the quest to seek wellness and harmony. From the herbal and natural remedies of trained practitioners and the highly regulated pharmaceuticals developed from flora and fauna to the pushers of snake oils and drugs, this course will explore the worldviews that dictate who has the right to diagnose, produce, sell, and consume which substances. Students will be challenged to take a critical look at the history of prohibition, the war on drugs, and legalization of controlled substances in the United States and abroad. Students will explore questions such as the following: Why do people self-medicate? What is the difference between drugs and medicines? What is the global impact of drugs? and What economic, environmental, and sociological impacts do drugs and medicines have on communities and individuals? Topics include Indigenous Knowledge Systems, trafficking, the global war on drugs, addiction, self-medication, informal economies, cultural capital, cultural supremacy, commodification, worldview, taboos, scared, profane, and ecological resources. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Sex, Sexuality, and Gender — 3373
ANT 2590 – 3 credits
Rachel D. O'Brian

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

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 148
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Sex, Sexuality, and Gender — 3374
ANT 2590 – 3 credits
Rachel D. O'Brian

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
Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Sex, Sexuality, and Gender — 3375
ANT 2590 – 3 credits
Rachel D. O'Brian

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

North County Center
North County Training Center 123
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 12:15 pm