Fall 2017 Course Descriptions for Anthropology

ANT 200 Cultural Anthropology
Compares and contrasts pre-industrial and industrial societies while introducing concepts and methodology in the study of culture and human socialization.

ANT 301 Nutrition and Health
A course about what people need to eat, how those needs have evolved, and how peoples' choices across cultures effect their health and the health of the environment. Discusses basic human nutritional requirements, and how evolution and culture have both worked to shape traditional and modern diets resulting in different disease patterns in different cultures. Some attention given to current U.S. practices, including fast food and factory farming, and their implications for the health of U.S. populations. Prerequisite: one ANT course.