Anthropology (ANT)

ANT 101 | Cultural Anthropology: GT-SS3

Lecture Credit: 3

Studies human cultural patterns and learned behavior including linguistics, social and political organization, religion, culture and personality, culture change, and applied anthropology. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SS3

ANT 107 | Introduction to Archaeology: GT-SS3

Lecture Credit: 3

Introduces the science of recovering the human prehistoric and historic past through excavation, analysis, and interpretation of material remains. The course provides a survey of the archaeology of different areas of the Old and New Worlds and the works of selected archaeologists, and discusses major archaeological theories. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SS3

ANT 111 | Biological Anthropology with Lab: GT-SC1

Lecture Credit: 3 Lab Credit: 1

Focuses on the study of the human species and related organisms, and examines principles of genetics, evolution, anatomy, classification, and ecology, including a survey of human variation and adaptation, living primate biology and behavior, and primate and human fossil evolutionary history. This course is approved as part of the statewide guarantee transfer curriculum. GT-SC1

ANT 126 | Colorado Archaeology

Lecture Credit: 3

Identifies and evaluates distinct prehistoric cultures present in the region now known as Colorado since about 10,000 years ago, using specific archaeological techniques and terminologies.

ANT 137 | Southwest US Archaeology

Lecture Credit: 3

Identifies the complex regional population centers and cultural traditions of prehistoric peoples of the Four Corners (Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah) and analyses evidence of cultural interaction with peoples of Meso-America and with the ecology of the region.

ANT 175 | Special Topics

Studies human cultural patterns and learned behavior. Includes linguistics, social and political organization, religion, culture and personality, culture change, and applied anthropology.

Prerequisite: This course may require prerequisites or permission of instructor

Note: Special topics courses range from 0-12 credits and vary in learning type. Please see your program chair for more information about your options.

ANT 211 | Cultural Resource Management

Lecture Credit: 3

Introduces the cultural resources management requirements of the federal government. This course explores the history, purposes, and goals of historic preservation through an examination of cultural, archaeological, and historical resources of the American Southwest.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (CCD.edu/CollegeReady)

ANT 212 | Introduction to Forensic Anthropology with Lab: GT-SC1

Lecture Credit: 3 Lab Credit: 1

Covers the basic principles of forensic anthropology, an applied field within the discipline of biological anthropology. The course includes the study of the human skeleton, practical application of biological anthropology and archaeology, and judicial procedure, as they relate to the identification of human remains within a medico-legal context. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category.

ANT 213 | Cultural Resource Management Technology

Lecture Credit: 3 Lab Credit: 1

Introduces the technical skills necessary for employment In the fields of Cultural Resource Management (CRM) and historic preservation, including use of Global Positioning Software (GPS) and Global Information Software (GIS) needed to meet federal and state requirements for National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), specifically Section 106.

ANT 215 | Indians of North America: GT-SS3

Lecture Credit: 3

Studies the Indians of North America from the origins of native peoples in the New World, through the development of geographic culture areas, to European contact and subsequent contemporary Native American issues. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SS3

ANT 225 | Anthropology of Religion: GT-SS3

Lecture Credit: 3

Explores the culturally universal phenomenon of religion including cross-cultural varieties of beliefs in the supernatural and the religious rituals people employ to interpret and control their worlds. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT: SS3

ANT 240 | Environmental Anthropology

Lecture Credit: 3

Investigates human-environment interactions, including cultural constructions of nature, sociocultural adaptations to various environments, and transformation of the environment both in the past and the present. Also considers human relationships with global climate, and attempts to mitigate human impacts on the environment.

ANT 250 | Medical Anthropology: GT-SS3

Lecture Credit: 3

Studies the basic principles of medical anthropology, an applied field within the discipline of cultural anthropology including the cross-cultural study of practices and beliefs regarding illness, health, death, prevention and therapy, and the interaction of the medical systems between Western and other cultures. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SS3

ANT 255 | Anthropology of Energy

Lecture Credit: 3

Examines issues of energy production and consumption that occupy a central role in national and global debates. Where does the majority of our energy currently come from, and where should it come from in the future? What is at stake in our energy lifestyles on both local and global scales?

ANT 260 | Sex, Gender, and Culture

Lecture Credit: 3

Explores the anthropology of gender including the relationship between biology and culture in human evolution, archaeological evidence of gender distinctions in prehistory, cross-cultural constructions of masculinity, femininity, and sexuality, variations in the sexual division of labor and economic stratification, gender differences in ritual and religion, and the impact of gender issues in contemporary global culture change.

ANT 275 | Special Topics

Provides opportunity for off-campus field experience or study of a special topic in anthropology. Field study may occur at archaeological sites, museums, host educational institutions, within ethnographic situations, or other anthropologically appropriate places. Study of a special topic may include that derived from physical anthropology, cultural anthropology, archaeology, or other anthropological discipline.

Prerequisite: This course may require prerequisites or permission of instructor

Note: Special topics courses range from 0-12 credits and vary in learning type. Please see your program chair for more information about your options.

ANT 285 | Independent Study

Independent Study Credit: 0-12

Allows the student to independently study certain aspects of anthropology. It provides opportunity to investigate an area of interest that developed in introductory courses.