Nov 15, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions


SUNY Oneonta offers students more than 1,400 courses—from Accounting to Zoology—from over 25 separate departments. Requirements for majors and minors and course descriptions are listed under the departments that offer them; and these departments are arranged in alphabetical order. See the “Course Index” for details.

Please note that requirements, courses, and course descriptions are subject to change after publication of this catalog. Contact the appropriate departments for updated information. Also note that some course descriptions have been edited for clarity and consistency. Complete descriptions are available from the instructors or the departments concerned.

Key to Course Descriptions

Abbreviation   Meaning
(PACT)   Activity course in Health & Fitness
(LA)   Liberal Arts (course is a Liberal Arts offering)
SUSF   Sustainability Focused Courses
s.h.   Semester Hour(s)
SoS   Sophomore standing
JrS   Junior standing
SrS   Senior standing

Course Numbering System

001 - 099   No credit; usually developmental in nature.
100 - 199   Lower-division undergraduate-level courses.
200 - 299   Upper-division intermediate undergraduate-level courses.
300 - 499   Upper-division advanced courses.
500 - 699   Graduate-level courses.
 

Anthropology

   •  ANTH 100 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 130 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 140 - Introduction to Archaeology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 145 - Prehistoric World Cultures  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 201 - North American Indians  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 209 - Mexican Immigration  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 210 - Anthropological Folklore  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 211 - Religion, Magic, and Myth  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 214 - Psychological Anthropology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 217 - Visual Anthropology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 219 - Anthropology of Death  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 220 - Linguistic Anthropology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 221 - Anthropology of Sexes and Genders  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 227 - Cultural Identities  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 229 - Critique of Civilization  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 230 - Primate Behavior  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 232 - Human Biology and Culture Change  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 233 - Race, Genetics, and Variation  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 236 - Medical Anthropology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 238 - Anthropology of Reproduction  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 239 - History of Human Evolution  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 245 - Native American Archaeology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 250 - Anthropology of the Southwest  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 251 - The Aztecs and Their Ancestors  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 252 - The Incas and Their Ancestors  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 253 - Women and Gender in Prehistory  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 254 - Archaeology and Environmental Change  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 259 - Anthropology of Dying  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 271 - Anthropology of Food and Nutrition  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 294 - Special Topics in Anthropology  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  ANTH 299 - Independent Study in Anthropology  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 312 - Exhibiting Cultures in Museums  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 313 - Ethnohistory  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 325 - Applied Anthropology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 330 - Paleoanthropology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 331 - Human Skeletal Anatomy  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 332 - Human Population Genetics  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 333 - Human Biological Variation  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 336 - Forensic Anthropology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 337 - Advanced Skeletal Anatomy  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 338 - Bioarchaeology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 341 - Zooarchaeology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 342 - Understanding Stone Tools  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 343 - Archaeological Laboratory Methods  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 345 - Field School in Archaeology  6 s.h.
   •  ANTH 349 - Cities and Architecture  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 355 - Field Methods in Cultural Anthropology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 390 - Issues in Anthropology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 393 - History of Anthropological Thought  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 395 - Teaching Assistantship in Anthropology  3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 396 - Research Assistantship in Anthropology  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ANTH 397 - Internship in Anthropology  1 s.h. - 15 s.h.