Courses


GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
Anthropology (Anthro)

  • Anthro 10

    Bodies, Senses and Humanity. Interaction of biology and culture in the shaping of humanity. 3 u.
  • Soc Sci 1 Foundations of Social Science

    Social Science (Soc Sci)
    Social science as an integrated discipline, its contribution to knowledge production, its distinctive research practice, and its relevance to social development. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.
  • Soc Sci 2 Social, Economic and Political Thought

    Social Science (Soc Sci)
    A survey of social, economic, and political thought from classical to contemporary times. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.
  • Soc Sci 3 Exploring Gender and Sexuality

    Social Science (Soc Sci)
    A cross-cultural survey of gender and sexuality, applying perspectives from the different social sciences. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    UNDERGRADUATE
    Anthropology (Anthro)

    • Anthro 10 Bodies, Senses and Humanity.

      Interaction of biology and culture in the shaping of humanity. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 100 General Anthropology

      Physical origin of man, his evolutionary development, nature of culture, and structure of social behavior. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 101 Foundations of Biological Anthropology

      Comprehensive survey of the history, theories, concepts and methods in biological anthropology. Prereq: Anthro 100. Coreq: Anthro 101.1. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 101.1 Foundations of Biological Anthropology Laboratory

      Basic laboratory techniques in biological anthropology. Prereq: Anthro 100. Coreq: Anthro 101. 2 h. (lab) 1 u.

    • Anthro 103. Primatology

      Survey of the primate background of human evolution. Prereq: Anthro 101/COI. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 104. Human Evolution

      Fossil and cultural evidence of human evolution. Prereq: Anthro 101; Bio 102/COI. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 107. Contemporary Human Populations

      Phenotypic and genotypic differences among present-day human populations and their history and present distribution; basis of racial classifications. Prereq: Anthro 101; a course in genetics/COI. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 111 Foundations of Archaeology

      Principles, methods, and theories in archaeology, and major themes in studying humanity’s past. Prereq: Anthro 100. Coreq: Anthro 111.1. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 111.1 Introduction to Archaeology Laboratory

       Laboratory course for the analysis of archaeological materials. Prereq: Anthro 100. Coreq: Anthro 111. 2 h. (lab) 1 u.

    • Anthro 112 World Cultural History

      Survey of the rise of urban society and ancient cities as revealed thru archeology and other anthropological data. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 114 Archaeology of Southeast Asia and Oceania

       Beginnings and growth of prehistoric cultures and the peopling of the Pacific Island world. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 115 Philippine Archaeology

      Survey of archaeological research on the Philippines. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 118 Prehistory of the Philippines

      Anthropological approaches to the study of Philippine prehistory. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 119 Introduction to Museology

      Principles, methods and application. Prereq: Anthro 100, 111. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 120. Special Problems in Museology

      Issues, development and problems in museum work. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 123 Peoples of the Philippines

      Survey of the different cultural communities in the Philippines. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 124 Peoples of Southeast Asia and Oceania

      Ethnology and cultural ecology of the area. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u. 

    • Anthro 126 Social and Economic Life of Philippine Mountain Peoples

       Social and cultural life of the Negritos, the Mindanao pagans and the terrace-building peoples of the Mountain Province. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 132 Introduction to Ecological Anthropology

      Relation between cultural behavior and environmental phenomena. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 133 Economic Anthropology

      Concepts and theories in economic anthropology.Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 141. Introduction to Political Anthropology

      Problems of sanction and law, social control and government of pre-industrial societies. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u

    • Anthro 142 Legal Anthropology

      Concepts and process of law, lawmaking and conflict settlement across cultures. Prereq: Anthro 181/COI. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 151 Comparative Religion

      Studies of religious beliefs, representations and practices in different cultures. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 161 Introduction to Folklore

      Oral and traditional literature of representative cultures of the world. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 164 Folklore of Southeast Asia and Oceania

      Oral and traditional literature of these areas and its bearing on the problems of Oceanic ethnology. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 165 Philippine Folklore

      Oral and traditional literature of the Filipino people and its significance.Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 166 Indigenous Knowledge

      Survey of different cultural epistemologies. Prereq: Anthro 100. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 167 Anthropology of Health Care

      Overview of various health care systems. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 170 Linguistic Anthropology

      Theories and concepts in linguistic anthropology. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 172 Peasant communities

      Ethnographic interrogation of peasant communities. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 173 Introduction to Urban Anthropology

      Concepts and theories in urban anthropology. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 175 Applied Anthropology

      Issues and problems in the application of anthropological knowledge in various fields. Prereq: Anthro 100/COI. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 179 Culture Change

      Processes of unplanned and planned cultural changes. Prereq: Anthro 100/COI. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 181 Social Anthropology

      Concepts, theories and present day implications. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 182 Culture and Personality

      Role of culture in personality development. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 185 Introduction to Philippine Culture

      Perspectives and theoretical debates in the study of Philippine culture. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 187 Sex and Culture

      Comparative survey of sex phenomena in their cultural context. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 189 Introduction to Anthropological Theory

      Development of anthropological thought.Prereq: Anthro 100. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 190 Field Methods in Anthropology

      Prereq: Anthro 181, 189, 111, 111.1. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 193 Special Topics in Research Methods in Anthropology.

      Prereq: Anthro 100/COI. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 194 Research Methods in Linguistic Anthropology

      Principles and concepts in doing research in linguistic anthropology. Prereq: Anthro 170/COI. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 195 Field Methods in Archaeology.

      Field training and application.Prereq: Anthro 190. 3 h. (field) 3 u.

    • Anthro 196 Field Methods in Social Anthropology

      Ethnographic field research in social anthropology. Prereq: Anthro 190. 3 h. (field) 3 u.

    • Anthro 197 Field Methods in Biological Anthropology

      Training in the methods of fieldwork in biological anthropology. Prereq: Anthro 101, 101.1. Coreq: Anthro 197.1. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

    • Anthro 197.1 Field Methods in Biological Anthropology Laboratory

      Application of laboratory techniques and analysis of data gathered from field research in biological anthropology. Prereq: Anthro 101, 101.1. Coreq: Anthro 197. 2 h. (lab) 1 u.

    • Anthro 198 Special Topics

      Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u. May be taken twice but for different topics.

    • Soc Sci 103 Statistics for the Social Sciences

      Statistical techniques for social research. Prereq: None. 3 h. (lec) 3 u.

      GRADUATE
      Anthropology (Anthro)

      • 202 Historical Foundations of Physical Anthropology

        Prereq: COI. 3 u.

      • 203 Seminar on Primate Behavior

         3 u.

      • 205 Readings in Physical Anthropology

        3 u.

      • 212 World Archaeology

        3 u.

      • 215 Philippine Archaeology

         (By arrangement) 3 u.

      • 216 Fieldwork in Philippine Archaeology. Archaeological methods and technique as demonstrated through field experience

         3 u.

      • 217 Seminar in Southeast Asian Archaeology

        3 u.

      • 218 Seminar in Philippine Pre-History

        3 u.

      • 219 Special Problems in Museology

        3 u.

      • 223 Philippine Ethnic Groups

        3 u.

      • 224 World Ethnography

        3 u.

      • 225 Philippine Culture and Society

        3 u.

      • 229 Seminar in India and South Asia

         3 u.

      • 232 Seminar in Ecological Anthropology

        3 u.

      • 235 Seminar in Culture and Population

      • 236 Seminar in Economic Organization and Cultural Behavior

        3 u.

      • 245 Research in Philippine Custom Law and Political System.

        3 u.

      • 246 Seminar in Political Anthropology

        3 u.

      • 251 Seminar in Religious Systems

        3 u.

      • 261 Seminar in Asian Traditions. 3 u

        may be repeated for another area within the Asian region

      • 262 Seminar in Myths and Rituals

        3 u

      • 265 Field Research in Philippine Folklore

        Methods and techniques in folklore. 3 u.

      • 266 Seminar in Folk Traditions

        3 u; may be repeated for other topics such as oral traditions, folk medicine and folk arts.

      • 267 Advanced Medical Anthropology

        Theoretical approaches and applied research methods in the study of health care. Prereq: COI. 6 h. (3 lec, 3 field research) 4 u.

      • 269 Seminar in Asian Folklore

        3 u.

      • 270 Seminar in Anthropological Linguistics

        3 u.

      • 272 Indian Folklore. Sources, collections, bibliographic and study tools; classification and typing; theories of origin, diffusion and influence of world folklore

        Prereq: COI. 3 u.

      • 273 Seminar in Urban Anthropology

        3 u.

      • 274 The Village Community. Approaches to the study of a village life

        3 u.

      • 275 Seminar in Problems of Contemporary Culture Change. Methods and uses of applied anthropology; contemporary problems resulting from culture change

         3 u.

      • 277 Seminar in Development Anthropology

        3 u.

      • 278 Special Problems in Philippine Cultural Anthropology

        3 u. may be repeated for other topics.

      • 279 Special Problems in Mindanao Studies

        3 u.

      • 280 Special Problems in Philippine Communities

        3 u.; may be repeated for other topics.

      • 282 Seminar in Culture and Personality

        3 u.

      • 286 Seminar in Comparative Kinship Systems

        3 u.

      • 287 Seminar in Sex and Culture

        3 u.

      • 289 Special Problems in the Anthropology of Education

        3 u.

      • 291 Special Problems in Asian Anthropology

        Original research by the student under the direction of the instructor. 3 u.

      • 292 Seminar in Anthropological Theory

         3 u.

      • 293 Seminar in Structural Anthropology

         3 u.

      • 295 Special Problems in Philippine and Oceanic Anthropology

         Original research by the student under the direction of the instructor. 3 u.

      • Original research by the student under the direction of the instructor. 3 u.

        3 u.

      • 298 Research Methods in Physical Anthropology

        3 u.

      • 299 Independent Studies

        Preparation for thesis writing. 3 u., may be taken twice but for different studies.

      • 300 Master’s Thesis

        6 u.

      • 400 PhD Dissertation

        12 u.

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