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Anthropology
NATURAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT

101 HUMAN BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION
(CAN ANTH 2)
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU. 3 UNITS
Offers a study of the origins of humans and their place in nature. Emphasis will be upon the fossil evidence of human evolution, their early culture and the genetic and racial diversity. Acceptable for credit: UCLA, CSUN:Anthropology 151.

102 HUMAN WAYS OF LIFE: CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
(CAN ANTH 4)
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
Comparative study of the cultures, languages, technology, political organizations, and religion. Acceptable for credit: UCLA, CSUN:Anthropology 152.

103 ARCHAEOLOGY:RECONSTRUCTING THE HUMAN PAST
(CAN ANTH 6)
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
How do archaeologists reconstruct human history and cultures of the past? This course will cover methods and theories of understanding and explaining the origins of human societies including field trips to current local archaeological sites and hands-on museum experience. Acceptable for credit: UCLA

104 HUMAN LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
This is an introductory course in linguistics, which surveys
verbal and non-verbal forms of human communication. Focuses
on the structure, function, and history of language, with selections
on the sociology and psychology of language, language
acquisition, and the origins and evolution of language.

121 ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION, MAGIC AND WITCHCRAFT
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
Course is a consideration of the origins, functions, and varieties
of religious beliefs and practices, with special emphasis on
primitive and prehistoric societies.

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