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ANTH 150. Becoming Human. 3 Hours GE11/GE3S / N.

This course examines the biological evolution and archaeological record of humanity from the earliest human origins to the origins of civilization, and asks: Where did we come from? What makes us human? Where are we going? By unraveling the fundamental connections between biological evolution and culture, our goal is to help students appreciate how knowledge of the human past is relevant to our modern lives, whether as a KU student today, or as a future parent, medical patient, consumer, or citizen. Not open to students that have taken ANTH 309. LEC.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Anthropology

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/anthropology/ba-bgs/

The Anthropology Department at the University of Kansas Anthropologists are concerned with the origin, history, and future of the human species. Our mission is to further our understanding of past and present human societies in their cultural, biological, and environmental contexts. As flows of people, ideas, money, and goods are crossing borders at unprecedented speeds, we are encountering human diversity now, more than ever before. The discipline provides students the knowledge and skills they will need to navigate these complex, multicultural, and rapidly changing worlds. Because we study what it is to be human, the field is one of the most wide-ranging of the academic disciplines. There are four main subdisciplines of anthropology: Archaeology is concerned with studying the human past based on the material culture left behind. Biological or physical anthropology is concerned with human evolution and variation. Linguistic anthropology focuses on the relationship between language and culture, as well as the documentation of the history and evolution of languages over time and across space. Cultural anthropology is concerned with the many ways humans organize themselves to live together, questioning past and present patterns of meaning and power relationships on local and global scales. Anthropologists across all of the subdisciplines apply holistic, comparative, and evolutionary perspectives and a range of methodologies in their research. We are committed to fieldwork and the application of this knowledge to helping people better understand one another. Why Study Anthropology? Students have many reasons for wanting to major in anthropology. Some are curious about the origins of the human species. Others are fascinated the diversity of human experiences in ancient and modern periods. Some students intend to pursue international careers, where they will use languages and work in cultural contexts very different from those in which they were raised. Others plan to work in museums collecting and curating human cultural resources. Some wish to pursue graduate training in one of the field’s subdisciplines, while others seek to use their anthropological training as preparation for professional schools, including law, medicine, public health, journalism, business, and engineering. There are many professions where the broad scientific, humanistic, and multicultural knowledge available through the study of anthropology can be useful—in education, healthcare, law, social work, business, human resources, public affairs, cultural resource management, or laboratory research. Anthropological Research Opportunities at KU Laboratory of Biological Anthropology (LBA):  Founded in 1975, the LBA was established as a research center of the University of Kansas. The LBA has supported graduate and undergraduate student research in biological anthropology, human genetics, and genetic epidemiology. Archaeological Research Center:  Located in historic Spooner Hall on the main campus, the archaeology laboratory offers research space and support to Anthropology faculty and graduate students, Archaeology staff, Museum Studies interns, affiliate curators and research associates and visiting scholars. Field Schools:  Anthropology faculty offer field schools in archaeology, biological anthropology, and cultural anthropology. Undergraduates and graduate students have conducted independent and collaborative research in the United States, including Alaska; Mexico, Central, and South America; sub-Saharan Africa; and Asia.  For specific questions about our program, please contact us : The University of Kansas Department of Anthropology Undergraduate Program 1415 Jayhawk Blvd., 622 Fraser Hall Lawrence, KS 66045 E-mail:  kuanthro@ku.edu Phone: (785) 864-2630 Fax: (785) 864-5224 http://anthropology.ku.edu/overview-ba-anthropology

Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/biology/ba-human-biology/

...4 ANTH 304 Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology ANTH...should also take BIOL 150 and BIOL 152...

Bachelor of Science in Education

http://catalog.ku.edu/education/curriculum-teaching/bs-education/

...ANTH 160 The Varieties of Human Experience 3 or SOC 130 Comparative Societies BIOL 150...

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/psychology/bs-behavioral-neuroscience/

...Anthropology: ANTH 150 Becoming Human or ANTH 345 Introduction to Human Evolutionary Biology ANTH 340...

Bachelor of Arts in Global and International Studies

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/global-international-studies/ba/

...or ANTH 308 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology ANTH...Human Civilization, Honors POLS 150 Introduction to Comparative...

BA in Human Biology with concentration in Anthropology

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/biology/ba-human-biology/anthropology/

...requirement. 9 ANTH 304 , ANTH 309 , ANTH 340...honors equivalent of BIOL 150 and offered in...

BA in Human Biology with concentration in Biology

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/biology/ba-human-biology/biology/

...requirement. 9 ANTH 304 , ANTH 309 , ANTH 340...honors equivalent of BIOL 150 and offered in...

BA in Human Biology with concentration in Psychology

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/biology/ba-human-biology/psychology/

...requirement. 10 ANTH 304 , ANTH 309 , ANTH 340...honors equivalent of BIOL 150 and is offered...

Minor in Leadership Studies

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/institute-leadership-studies/leadership-studies-minor/

...America's Latinos/Latinas ANTH 376 North American...in Visual Culture GEOG 150 Environment, Culture and...