Dec 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Course Description Notes

Northern Kentucky University has established abbreviations for its various disciplines. These abbreviations, which are printed next to the name of each discipline in the following course descriptions, should be used in preparing course schedules and at other times when referring to specific courses.

Following course titles in parenthesis is the number of semester hours of credit in the course. Listed below the course title are the number of classroom and lab/studio hours in the course, course prerequisites and co-requisites, and the semesters in which the course is taught.

Many courses satisfy NKU general education requirements under guidelines of the Kentucky Transfer Policy. If a particular course is approved for general education credit, a two-letter general education category designation follows the course title. The category for which the course is approved is listed in full beneath the course description. The general education category designations are:

OC – Oral Communication
WC – Written Communication
AH – Arts and Humanities
QR – Quantitative Reasoning
NS – Natural Sciences
SB – Social and Behavioral Sciences

Please refer to the General Education section of this catalog for complete information.

The university reserves the right to withdraw or modify courses of instruction at any time.

 

Anthropology

   •  ANT 100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology - SB (3 credits)
   •  ANT 100H Honors Introduction to Cultural Anthropology - SB (3 credits)
   •  ANT 110 Unearthing the Past: World Archaeology - SB (3 credits)
   •  ANT 114 Great Archaeological Sites - AH (3 credits)
   •  ANT 194 Topics: Anthropology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 201 World Cultures - SB (3 credits)
   •  ANT 202 Biological Anthropology (4 credits)
   •  ANT 210 Introduction to Archaeological Methods and Theory (3 credits)
   •  ANT 230 North American Indians - SB (3 credits)
   •  ANT 231 Modern American Indians - SB (3 credits)
   •  ANT 245 Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean - SB (3 credits)
   •  ANT 270 Native Australia and Oceania - SB (3 credits)
   •  ANT 275 Language and Culture (3 credits)
   •  ANT 299 Independent Study in Anthropology (1-6 credits)
   •  ANT 307 Museum Methods (3 credits)
   •  ANT 308 Cultural Resource Management (3 credits)
   •  ANT 309 Peoples of Africa (3 credits)
   •  ANT 311 Museums in Contemporary Society (3 credits)
   •  ANT 312 Social Organization (3 credits)
   •  ANT 315 Archaeological Excavation Methods (3-4 credits)
   •  ANT 318 Prehistoric Ecology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 320 Religion and Culture (3 credits)
   •  ANT 321 Medical Anthropology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 322 Health and Disease in Past Societies (3 Credits)
   •  ANT 325 Applied Anthropology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 328 Contemporary Issues in Anthropology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 330 Women, Gender, and Culture (3 credits)
   •  ANT 331 Women in Prehistory (3 credits)
   •  ANT 333 Paleoanthropology Laboratory (3 credits)
   •  ANT 334 Behavioral Field Methods (3 credits)
   •  ANT 336 Historical Archaeology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 340 Ethnographic Methods and Research (3 credits)
   •  ANT 342 Quantitative Methods in Anthropology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 345 Environmental Anthropology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 347 Primate Behavioral Ecology (3 Credits)
   •  ANT 348 Primate Sexuality (3 Credits)
   •  ANT 350 North American Archaeology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 352 Archaeology of Mesoamerica (3 credits)
   •  ANT 355 Archaeology Laboratory Analysis (3 credits)
   •  ANT 358 Art and Culture (3 credits)
   •  ANT 360 Mesoamerican Indians (3 credits)
   •  ANT 365 Ethnographic Field Methods (4 credits)
   •  ANT 370 Celtic Europe (3 credits)
   •  ANT 371 Psychological Anthropology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 372 Peasant Societies (3 credits)
   •  ANT 375 Anthropology of Aging (3 credits)
   •  ANT 376 Irish Society Through Film (3 credits)
   •  ANT 380 Origins of Civilization (3 credits)
   •  ANT 381 European Archaeology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 382 Visual Anthropology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 385 Peoples of East and Southeast Asia (3 credits)
   •  ANT 386 Economy, Wealth and Culture (3 credits)
   •  ANT 392 Research: Archaeology (1-6 credits)
   •  ANT 394 Topics: Anthropology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 396 Museum Internship (3-6 credits)
   •  ANT 401 Anthropological Theory (3 credits)
   •  ANT 480 Anthropology Capstone (0 credits)
   •  ANT 499 Independent Study in Anthropology (1-6 credits)
   •  ANT 515 Advanced Archaeological Excavation Methods (3 credits)
   •  ANT 565 Advanced Ethnographic Field Methods (4 credits)
   •  ANT 594 Topics: Anthropology (3 credits)
   •  ANT 599 Independent Study (1-6 credits)