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ANTH 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, RLC

Introduction to Archeology
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: (Required) (Recommended) College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: The study of the human past through material remains. The course includes a discussion of methods and theories relevant to archeological inquiry. Topics may include the adoption of agriculture, response to environmental change, the emergence of complex societies, and ethics in the discipline. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4503015125

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2016. (Original) | (Current)


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

General Anthropology
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: The study of human beings, their antecedents, related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions. Introduces the major subfields: physical and cultural anthropology, archeology, linguistics, their applications, and ethics in the discipline. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4502015125


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

Cultural Anthropology
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: The study of human cultures. Topics may include social organization, institutions, diversity, interactions between human groups, and ethics in the discipline. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4502015325


ANTH 2389 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at RLC

Academic Cooperative
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
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. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4501015125


ANTH 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, RLC

Physical Anthropology
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: (Required) College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: The study of human origins and bio-cultural adaptations. Topics may include primatology, genetics, human variation, forensics, health, and ethics in the discipline. The laboratory-based course includes demonstrations of the major principles of the lecture course. This lecture and lab course should combine all of the elements of ANTH 2301 Physical Anthropology (lecture) and ANTH 2101 Physical Anthropology (lab), including the learning outcomes listed for both courses. The study of human origins and bio-cultural adaptations. Topics may include primatology, genetics, human variation, forensics, health, and ethics in the discipline. This lecture and laboratory course combines all the elements of ANTH 2301 and ANTH 2101, which includes demonstrations of major principles and learning outcomes listed for both courses. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4503015125

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2016. (Original) | (Current)



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.