College of Arts & Sciences

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

CAS AN 101

An introduction to the basic concepts, principles, and problems of cultural anthropology, emphasizing study of both traditional and complex societies. Special attention to the evolution of human societies and culture; to the changing organization and meaning of religion, economic life, kinship, and political order; and to the problem of cultural variation in the modern world. Carries social science divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2640

Summer 2 (July 6-August 10)


Human Biology, Behavior, and Evolution

CAS AN 102

Biology relevant to the behavioral sciences. Introduces basic principles of evolutionary biology, animal social behavior, primate adaptions, human origins, genetic/hormonal/neural bases of behavior, and issues of human socioecology and adaptions. Discussions highlight nature-vs-nurture issues. Carries natural science divisional credit (with lab) in CAS. Students must register for both lecture and laboratory. 4 cr. Tuition: $2640

Summer 2 (July 6-August 10)


The Behavioral Biology of Women

CAS AN 263

An exploration of female behavioral biology focusing on evolutionary, physiological, and biosocial aspects of women's lives from puberty through pregnancy, birth, lactation, menopause, and aging. Examples are drawn from traditional and industrialized societies, and data from nonhuman primates are considered. 4 cr. Tuition: $2640

Summer 2 (July 3-August 9)