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ANTH 104 Introduction to Anthropology

Effective date: January 2017

The course introduces the four major sub-fields of anthropology: archaeology, physical and cultural anthropology, and linguistics. It surveys human evolution, archaeological evidence for cultural reconstruction, societies at different levels of socio-cultural complexity, and language in cultural context.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Anthropology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

ANTH 110 Anthropology of Women

Effective date: January 2017

A comparative examination of the social, economic, and political position of women in traditional, developing, and industrial societies including Canada. Emphasis will be given to cultural assumptions about women and to theories of gender relations and gender stratification.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Anthropology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

ANTH 140 Prehistory of Pacific Cultures

Effective date: January 2017

A survey of significant archaeological sites and their contributions to the writing of prehistory in the Circum-Pacific area from the Bering Strait to the South Pacific, linking Old World and New World. Course themes will include: early maritime adaptations, the emergence of archaic civilizations, peopling of the Pacific Rim and evaluation of archaeological evidence.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Anthropology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

ANTH 204 Anthropology of Food

Effective date: September 2016

What and how humans eat influence our evolution, social complexity, environmental interactions, and political economies. Food defines ethnic identities and social classes, symbolizes beliefs and structures division of labour, kinship, and gender. This survey course considers the interface between food and culture, in the past, the present and the future.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Anthropology
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

ANTH 220 Cultural and Social Anthropology

Effective date: September 2016

An introduction to the analysis of socio-cultural systems. The course examines economic, social and political organization, gender, religion, symbolic systems and culture change in a variety of world cultures.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
Anthropology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

  • C in any first-year ANTH

ANTH 232 Language/Culture/Communication

Effective date: September 2016

This course is an introduction to linguistic anthropology, focusing on the relationship between language and culture. Using cross-cultural examples this course looks at a number of topics including gender, intercultural (mis)communication, language socialization, nonverbal communication, ethnographic fieldwork and language contact.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
Anthropology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

  • C in any first-year ANTH

ANTH 240 Archaeological Method and Theory

Effective date: September 2016

An introduction to archaeological method and theory, this course examines the nature of archaeological evidence and its recovery and analysis for the purposes of cultural reconstruction and explanation of human behaviour.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Anthropology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

  • C in any first-year ANTH

ANTH 241 Prehistory of British Columbia

Effective date: September 2016

This survey course will explore over 10,000 years of pre-contact human occupation of British Columbia by examining the archaeological record. Emphasis is placed on environment and human cultural adaptation, allowing comparison amongst coastal and interior cultural traditions. Technology, social organization, and economic systems are considered.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Anthropology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

ANTH 250 Forensic Anthropology

Effective date: September 2016

An introduction to the forensic application of physical anthropological and archaeological knowledge and techniques used in recovery and identification of human remains. Forensic anthropology will cover physical anthropological and archaeological research methods, skeletal development and anatomical identification.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Anthropology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

ANTH 260 Human Evolution and Diversity

Effective date: September 2011

This introduction to biological anthropology explores a range of topics: non-human primates; the human fossil record; human population diversity, human growth and development, health and disease.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Anthropology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

ANTH 270 Culture, Health and Illness

Effective date: September 2016

An introduction to medical anthropology, this course includes the study of health and illness from a cross-cultural perspective. Drawing on ethnographic materials from Western and non-Western societies, the course explores how health and illness are interpreted and mediated through culture.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Anthropology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

  • C in any first-year ANTH
  • C in any first-year HLTH
  • C in any first-year NURS
  • C in any first-year SOC

ANTH 290 Special Topics in Anthropology

Effective date: September 2016

This course is an introduction to selected topics in Anthropology. Topics may vary from term to term. Please check with the department or instructor for information about the current course.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Anthropology
Tuition
$388.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

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