CCPS Anthropology Course Descriptions

100 Level Courses:
ANTH 111: Introduction to Anthropology

200 Level Courses:
ANTH 200: Introduction to International Development and Aid

300 Level Courses:
ANTH 315: Gender, Sex, and the Body


ANTH 111: Introduction to Anthropology 3 hours
This survey course builds on basic anthropological concepts, methodologies, and theories to examine human cultures in a variety of geographic and historical contexts. Topics include human origins, biological evolution, archaeology, gender, health, religion, family and marriage, economics, political organization and representation. Same as SOCI 111.

ANTH 200: Introduction to International Development and Aid. 3 hours.
An examination of the concepts and issues of globalization and development, including a study of the roles of the state, multilateral agencies, philanthropies and community organizations in the contemporary world. Offered occasionally. Same as PLSC 200.

ANTH 315: Gender, Sex, and the Body 3 hours
A study of the concepts of culture and the body, including critical analysis of alternative gendered experiences, comparisons of how cultures shape identities about the body and sexuality, and cultural perceptions about sexuality, and cultural perceptions about sexuality, child-bearing and self-identification. Offered occasionally. Same as WGST 315.