Clackamas Community College

Anthropology (ANT)

ANT-101  Physical Anthropology  
4 credits, Fall/Winter/Spring  

Introduces the study of humans as biocultural beings in the context of modern genetics, evolutionary theory, primate taxonomy, anatomy and behavior, fossil hominines, and the role of the physical anthropologist in forensic science.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
ANT-102  Archaeology & Prehistory  
4 credits, Fall/Winter/Spring  

Introduces the methods and theories used by archaeologists to study the development of human cultures. Provides a survey of world prehistory, tracing the transition of human societies from hunting and gathering to farming, to the beginning of urban life and the rise of early civilizations.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
ANT-103  Cultural Anthropology  
4 credits, Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer  

Introduces the diversity of contemporary human cultures and the ways anthropologists study and compare them in an effort to understand how different societies organize their lives and make sense of the world around them. Explores the interrelationships among the various elements of culture.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
ANT-231  Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest  
4 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

Survey of Native American cultures in the Pacific Northwest region from prehistoric times to the present. Course is based on archaeological, ethno-historical, and ethnographic evidence. Includes contemporary issues in Northwest Native American life.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
ANT-232  Native Americans of North America  
4 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

A broad survey of the cultures, arts, and history of Native Americans north of Mexico. Uses archaeological, ethno-historical, and ethnographic evidence to explore the diversity of Native American cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Includes contemporary issues in Native American life.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
ANT-280  Anthropology/CWE  
2-6 credits, Fall/Winter/Spring  

Cooperative work experience. Provides students with on-the-job work experience in the field of anthropology (may involve physical anthropology, and/or archaeology, and/or cultural anthropology). Variable Credit: 2-6 credits. Required: Student Petition.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098
Corequisites: CWE-281