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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ANG6934
Tracking Number - 1879

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-10-06
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Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2005-01-31
  2. Department: Anthropology
  3. College: AS
  4. Budget Account Number: 1205000
  5. Contact Person: Brent Weisman
  6. Phone: 9740780
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: ANG
  9. Number: 6934
  10. Full Title: Foundations of Applied Anthropology II
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Foundations II
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: Graduate standing, Foundations in Applied Anthropology I
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: This course is the second part of a two-course sequence required of all MA students in the anthropology department. This course provides students with foundational understandings of the epistemologies underlying contemporary applied anthropology.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: This course is part of the required course sequence for all anthropology graduate students. The course helps deliver the major goals, objectives, and approaches of the program to first-year students.
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? There is a high annual demand (Spring semester) as it is part of a required course sequence. This course is for anthropology graduate students only.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, is being offered in Spring 05 as a special topics listing and is part of new and approved currcicular requirements in the anthropology department.
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Ph.D. or doctorate degree in anthropology, with a research emphasis in applied anthropology
  29. Objectives: Students will develop and apply critical thinking to current topics in the four fields of anthropology and will understand the processes of advocacy and policy making in applied anthropology.
  30. Learning Outcomes: There are five learning outcomes: (1)demonstrated command of readings (relevant literature to the field), (2)reflection on and integration of course content with outside topics, (3) ability to lead thoughtful discussions of course content, (4) ability to recognize relevance of course objectives to student's professional interest, and (5) ability to develop constructive applications for advocacy and policy.
  31. Major Topics: Advocacy: Who Owns the Past?

    Poverty and Power

    Policy: Human Environmental Impacts

    Prejudice and Health Policy

  32. Textbooks: No required text books for purchase. Required readings consist of current journal articles and books placed on Blackboard (see syllabus).
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
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  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
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