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Multiple Course Revisions

 

Rev: 07/2004

 
University of Minnesota, Morris

 

Multiple Course Revisions

 

 

 

USE FOR CATALOG YEAR CHANGES ONLY

This form is for presenting changes to Curriculum Committee; the information will still need to be entered in ECAS.

Sending this form to Curriculum Committee for Approval means Department and Discipline approval has been received.

 

Date:                September 20, 2004 (Social Science Division Approval)

Discipline:       Anthropology

Curriculum Committee Approval Date: 10/7/04

 

 

 

Course Revision #1

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ANTH 2101f. Physical Anthropology (SCI-L; 4cr; A-F only)
Prehistoric human life and culture. Processes of human evolution. The fossil record linking anatomically modern humans with our earliest hominoid ancestors. Human and other primate evolution and genetics.  Includes a 90 minute lab session, to be scheduled. 

 

Rationale (see instructions):

            Add statement regarding required lab. 

 

Course Revision #2

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Anth 2402f. Native American Ethnography. (HDiv; 4 cr; prereq 1111 or Soc 1101;not offered 2006-07) 

An analysis of ethnographic and ethnohistoric materials focusing on specific Native American cultures.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Faculty member alternating this course with Anth 3203.  Add semester offered (f) and specific year not offered. 

 

Course Revision #3

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ANTH 2404f. Introduction to the Peoples of North America (HDiv;4 cr; prereq 1111 or Soc 1101 or #) 

An introduction to the societies and cultures of the peoples of North America (Canada, United States, Mexico) focusing upon the "traditional" (or pre-European contact) conditions.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Inactivate course.  Replaced by Anth 2402 due to new faculty member. 

 

Course Revision #4

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ANTH 3101f. The Anthropology of Religion (SS;4 cr; prereq 1111 or Soc 1101 or #; 4 addtl cr in Anth or Soc recommended; not offered 2003-04)
Comparative study of religion, magic, witchcraft in various parts of world. Theories/concepts developed by anthropologists in dealing with religious phenomena in a cross-cultural perspective.

 

 

Rationale (see instructions):

            This course will be offered every year.  Course no longer alternating with    

Soc 3454.   Remove semester offered and specific year not offered. 

 

Course Revision #5

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ANTH 3201. Inequality Within and Among Nations (ENVT;4 cr; prereq 1111 or Soc 1101 or #)
Examines the effect of the interaction of human groups with their extant technologies and their physical, social, and cultural environments, focusing particularly on how this interaction affects social inequality. The global hierarchy of nations.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

      Remove this course from the Catalog, but keep as an active course. 

 

Course Revision #6

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ANTH 3202s. Culture and Biology (Envt;4 cr; Prereq-1111 or Soc 1101 or #;not offered 2003-04)
Examines the interrelationships between biology and culture, using various cultures in the ethnographic record to assess the applicability of a range of biologically inspired hypotheses for aspects of human behavior and intelligence. The nature-nurture debate.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

This course will be offered every year.  Course no longer alternating with Anth 3201.  Add semester offered and remove specific year not offered. 

 

Course Revision #7

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Anth 3203s. Indigenous Peoples of the World:  A Cultural Perspective. (IP; 4 cr; prereq 1111 or Soc 1101 or #;not offered 2005-06)
Same as Soc 3203. Examination of the cultures of indigenous peoples of the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Oceania. Particular attention is paid to processes of assimilation and acculturation, as well as contemporary efforts in identity formation.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Faculty member alternating this course with Anth 2402.   Add semester offered and specific year not offered. 

 

Course Revision #8

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Anth 3301. India and South Asia. (IP;4 cr; prereq 1111 or Soc 1101 or #)
Same as Soc 3301. Examination of the cultures and societies of several South Indian countries with a primary focus on India. Topics include a brief history, economic and social issues and conditions, marriage and kinship practices, religions, regional differences, regional and international conflicts, and cultural and social change.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Remove statement “Same as Soc 3301.”  The Sociology section is being removed from the Catalog to see if that clarifies past misunderstanding of students who enrolled in the Soc section.

 

 

Course Revision #9

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Anth 3411s. Seminar in Anthropological Methodology. (E/CR; 4 cr; prereq 1111 or Soc 1101, 4 addtl cr in Anth or Soc)

Same as Soc 3411. Exploration and evaluation of methods used in cultural anthropology; qualitative methods in sociology and anthropology; research ethics; design and execution of qualitative research project.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Remove the statement “Same as Soc 3411.”  Soc 3411 is being deleted. 

 

 

Course Revision #10

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Anth 1993f,s, 2993f,s, 3993f,s, 4993f,s. Directed Study. (1-5 cr; repeatable; prereq @)

Individualized on- or off-campus research project or other learning activity not covered in the regular Anthropology curriculum.  Topic determined by the student and instructor.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Add course description.  Previously there was none.