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ANTH 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, MVC, RLC.

Introduction to Archeology
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Course Description: This course is an anthropological approach to archeology. Topics include an introduction to the study of humanity's past. How archeologists retrieve, process, analyze and interpret surviving prehistoric materials is covered, as well as a survey of world prehistory through Neolithic times. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4503015142

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ANTH 2346 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Introduction to Anthropology
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Developmental Reading 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
Course Description: This course surveys the origin of mankind involving the processes of physical and cultural evolution, ancient man, and preliterate man. Attention is centered on fossil evidence, physiology and family/group roles and status. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4502015125

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ANTH 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Cultural Anthropology
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Developmental Reading 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
Course Description: This course introduces students to the elements and processes that create culture, society and social interaction. Language, cross-cultural communication, fieldwork, and analysis of multi-cultural societies are covered. A special emphasis is given to cross-cultural comparison and analysis of basic social institutions on a global scale in order to provide students with an appreciation and understanding of the underlying unity of diverse cultural expressions. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4502015325

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ANTH 2389 (3 Credit Hours) New course added April 28, 2010
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

Academic Cooperative
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: One of the following must be met: (1) Developmental Reading 0093 or (2) English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or (3) have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading standard.
Corequisite/Concurrent: Students may be required to sign a Statement of Acceptance of the Texas State Archeological code of Ethics.
Course Description: An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on experience in Anthropology. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of human social behavior and/or social institutions. (1 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4501015125


ANTH 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC.

Physical Anthropology
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: One of the following must be met: (1) Developmental Reading 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or (2) have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading standard.
Course Description: Overview of human origins and biocultural adaptations. Also introduces methods and theory in the excavation and interpretation of material remains of past cultures. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4503015125

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Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four year colleges and universities.

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