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Submitted by dfto on Mon, 07/16/2007 - 11:50am

  Several of the courses offered by our program are described below. For information concerning course requirements, please consult  The Specialization.

  • Archaeology 617 - Theory and its Application in Biological AnthropologyBasic issues in the study of human adaptation with a focus on principles of evolutionary biology as they apply to modern studies. Throughout, a bio-cultural approach will be emphasized.current ARKY 617 syllabus
  • Anthropology 603 - Thesis DevelopmentA reading and conference course in the student's substantive area conducted jointly by at least two faculty members.
  • Anthropology 635 - Primatological TheorySeminar dealing with the theoretical material of primatological and biobehavioural perspectives in Anthropology.
  • Athropology 605 - Professional Skills for AnthropologistsTraining and practice in research/teaching skills: grantsmanship, conference and classroom presentations, academic publishing, job interviews.
  • Archaeology 613 - Analysis of Human Skeletal RemainsMethods of analyzing human remains from archaeological contexts with emphasis on identification and description. Lecture, lab and weekly seminar directed to Archaeology graduate students who have not had a previous course in human osteology.