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Accounting 010
Africana Studies 014
American History 512
American Literature 352
Anthropology 070
Art 080
Art History 082
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Biology, Computational and Integrative 121
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Digital Studies 209
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
Engineering Transfer 005
English and Communication (Communication 192, English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Rhetoric 842, Writing 989)
European Studies 310
Finance 390
Forensic Science 412
French 420
Gender Studies 443
Geology 460
German 470
Global Studies 480
Health Sciences 499
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Honors College 525
Human Resource Management 533
International Studies
Journalism 570
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Minor
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
Reserve Officer Training Programs
Social Work 910
Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Major Requirements
Sociology Major
Criminal Justice Major
Minor Requirements
Anthropology Minor
Criminal Justice Minor
Juvenile Justice and Youth Development Minor
Sociology Minor
B.A./M.A. Dual-Degree Program
Courses (Anthropology 070)
Courses (Criminal Justice 202)
Courses (Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Teacher Education 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Theater Arts 965)
World Languages and Cultures (French 420, German 470, Global Studies 480, Spanish 940)
Urban Studies 975
Visual, Media, and Performing Arts (Art 080; Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Theater Arts 965)
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920) Courses (Anthropology 070)  

Courses (Anthropology 070)

Some of these courses are offered on a regular basis, while others are only offered occasionally.
50:070:195 Lab in Diversity (0) Lab associated with specific courses so that students receive credit for meeting the general education diversity requirement. Students are not required to attend a lab in addition to the associated course unless otherwise noted.
50:070:196 Lab in Engaged Civic Learning (0) Lab associated with specific courses so that students receive credit for meeting the general education engaged civic learning requirement. Students are not required to attend a lab in addition to the associated course unless otherwise noted.
50:070:197 Lab in Experiential Learning (0) Lab associated with specific courses so that students receive credit for meeting the general education experiential learning requirement. Students are not required to attend a lab in addition to the associated course unless otherwise noted.
50:070:198 Lab in Writing (0) Lab associated with specific courses so that students receive credit for meeting the general education writing requirement. Students are not required to attend a lab in addition to the associated course unless otherwise noted.
50:070:211 Physical Anthropology (3) The study of human evolution and living populations today. Reading the fossil records; man's primate heritage; culture and biological evolution; heredity and environment in human development; human biological variation; the codevelopment of culture, language, and biology; current trends in the study of human evolution.
50:070:213 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (G) (R) (3) Introduces the student to the study of culture. Topics include the nature and diversity of culture among different peoples; the fieldwork process; cultural change; political, economic, and social organizations; worldview and values; socialization; social and religious movements; and applications of anthropology to the contemporary world. The department recommends that students wishing to take advanced courses begin with Introduction to Cultural Anthropology.
50:070:307 Psychological Anthropology (3) Relation between sociocultural factors and psychological processes among members of different groups: socialization of the individual, culturally determined variations in personality structure, evaluationof theories of personality in light of cross-cultural evidence, and psychological factors in sociocultural change. Prerequisite: 50:070:213.
50:070:308 Childhood and Culture (G) (3) The study of childhood in various societies with attention to the socialization process in a variety of cultural contexts (e.g., family, peer groups, and social or religious institutions).
50:070:313 Childhood Health and Illness (3) Introduces issues and trends facing health care professionals, policymakers, and researchers involved in the health, medical care, and treatment of persons under 18 years. Addresses major health problems faced by children; how illness relates to a child's developing selfhood; children's knowledge about such issues as health, illness, death, and bodily functions; how care should be given to best serve children's physical, emotional, and cognitive needs; and health policy related to children's well-being.
50:070:317 Gods, Cults, and Ritual (G) (3) Introduction to the basic theoretical approaches anthropologists bring to the study of religious institutions, symbols, and practices. Ethnographic case studies of religious groups in the United States and around the world used to explore how these groups adapt to and explain their larger social worlds, especially in the current era of transnational migration and economic change.
50:070:320 Health and Healing (G) (3) The impact of sociocultural factors on illness and health. Causation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease in non-Western and Western societies; ethnomedical beliefs and practices; the impact of social and cultural changes on the health care system. Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
50:070:321 Death and Dying (G) (3) Death, dying, and bereavement in a variety of cultures as contexts for understanding the relation between biological and social processes, society and the individual, technology and social change, and socialization and communications. Application of research results in the area of death and dying for improved care of the dying and the bereaved.
50:070:323 Anthropology of American Culture (3) Examines unity and diversity of American culture; methods of study; class, race, and ethnicity; marginal and central groups; and community studies and ethnography.
50:070:338 North American Indians (D) (3) History, cultural background, and contemporary situation of major North American Indian groups. Special attention to social relations, political and religious movements, and cultural change.
50:070:340 Women, Men, and Culture (G) (3) Sex roles compared in various societies, from hunting-and-gathering to modernizing and industrialized societies, including economic, political, and domestic roles; social status; personality; and sexuality.
50:070:341 Peoples and Cultures of Latin America (G) (3) Cultural and historical background and contemporary situation of the peoples of Latin America including pre-Columbian Indian, European, and African influences. Consideration given to ethnic relations, stratification, religion, family, socioeconomic development,and current economic and political problems. Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
50:070:344 Dance of the African Diaspora (D) (3) Exploration of how African dance forms and institutions were transported to and transformed in the New World. Includes studio component in which students learn and analyze the development of African-American dances.
50:070:345 Immigration and Families (3) Examines how migration affects families and family life, for both those who migrate and those who do not, with particular focus on new forms of immigration to the United States since 1965. Topics include political, economic, and social forces that motivate migration; impact of U.S. culture, law, and policy on immigrants' traditions; assimilation and family life; and issues related to maintaining family structure and ties transnationally.
50:070:346 Applied Anthropology (3) Familiarizes students with the field of applied anthropology, its broadening sphere of influence in anthropology and research, and its unique methodological and conceptual contributions to practical issues. Students explore applied anthropology through readings and a hands-on project for a nonprofit community organization.
50:070:356 Peoples and Cultures of Africa (G) (3) Examines the processes of continuity and change in Africa today and Africa's relationship to globalization through the Atlantic slave trade, European colonization, the drilling and production of materials like oil and coffee, and international migration. Focuses on the major institutions of kinship and family, economics, politics, and religion, and on contemporary issues such as socioeconomic development, urbanization, gender, and youth.
50:070:375 Anthropology Learning Abroad (G) (3) A course focusing on the culture of a foreign country. Includes regular class meetings, required readings, and written assignments, as well as a short-term learning/service experience in a foreign country.
50:070:380 Food and Culture (G) (3) Culinary customs studied cross-culturally. Food in relation to sex, kinship, politics, economics, and religion. Examines sociocultural factors that influence what people eat; how, when, where, and how much; and the ways in which these factors relate to the problem of nutritional adequacy. Considers the interrelation between the sociocultural and biological aspects of "foodways." Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
50:070:385,386,387 Special Topics in Anthropology (1-3,1-3,1-3) Courses may be offered under this general title, dealing with special topics intended to involve students in topics not currently represented in the curriculum.
50:070:438 Methods and Theory in Cultural Anthropology (3) Analysis and comparison of the major contemporary theoretical approaches in cultural anthropology. Methods and techniques of cultural and social structural analysis.
50:070:485,486,487,488 Special Topics in Anthropology (3,3,3,3) Each year several courses may be offered under this general title, dealing with special topics intended to involve students in intensivestudy and investigation of specific issues in anthropological study and research. Topics usually change each year.
50:070:495,496 Individual Study in Anthropology (1-3,1-3) Prerequisites: Permission of department and agreement by a department member to supervise the work. No more than 3 credits can be counted toward the minor in anthropology. No more than 6 credits can be counted toward the major in sociology.
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