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    May 14, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Course Descriptions


Note - listings are by subject area prefix, not department code.

 

ANG - Anthropology–Graduate

  
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    ANG 5406 Ethnobotany: People, Plants and Culture


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course examines the structure and function of plants, the development of the field of ethnobotany, and the practice of ethnobotany.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 5486 Quantitative Methods in Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is an introduction to quantitative methods for the anthropologist covering both classical statistical approaches and exploratory data analysis, using computers with statistical software.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 5901 Directed Reading


    Credit Hours: 1-4

    Individual guidance in concentrated reading on a selected topic in Anthropology. Contract required prior to registration.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 1-4
  
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    ANG 5910 Individual Research


    Credit Hours: 2-4

    Individual guidance in selected research project.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 2-4
  
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    ANG 5937 Seminar in Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 2-4

    Topics to be chosen by students and instructor.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 2-4
  
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    ANG 6081 Museum Methods


    Credit Hours: 4

    The class introduces students to contemporary issues in exhibit practice in anthropology museums, and offers practical, hands-on experience in the design and fabrication of a museum exhibit based on anthropological concepts.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 4
  
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    ANG 6084 Anthropological Theory Today


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an overview of contemporary theorizing in social and cultural anthropology for graduate students.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6100 Topics in Archaeological Science


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course focuses on the application of scientific methods of analysis to archaeological materials, including bone, stone, pottery, and metal. Repeatable for up to 6 hours.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6110 Archaeology Theory and Current Issues


    Credit Hours: 3

    Methodology and theory in archaeology, analysis, interpretation of data.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6115 Seminar in Archaeology


    Credit Hours: 3

    An advanced critical survey of archaeology emphasizing contributions to applied anthropology.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6153 Topics in North American Archaeology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Comprehensive understanding of the prehistoric development of American Indian cultures in the main geographical regions, with emphasis on current issues in cultural resource management. Repeatable for up to 6 hours.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6155 Southeastern U.S. Archaeology


    Credit Hours: 3

    The course examines the culture history and processes of change or continuity throughout the region of the Southeast, as well as the often differing record for various local areas, from prehistoric through historic times.

    Prerequisite(s): ANT 3101
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6163 Topics in Mesoamerican Archaeology


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course explores the distinctive features of the evolving cultural traditions of Mesoamerica. This course identifies the major issues and methodological approaches of Mesoamerican archaeology. Repeatable for up to 6 hours.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6165 Topics in South American Archaeology


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the prehistoric and early historic cultural chronology of the South American continent, with an emphasis on current research and controversies and perspectives from cultural ecology. Repeatable for up to 6 hours

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6175 Topics in Mediterranean Archaeology


    Credit Hours: 3

    A graduate seminar in Mediterranean archaeology, spanning prehistory and the early historical period, and will examine subsistence adaptations, island settlement, trade, technology, religion, rise of complex societies and early states. Repeatable to 6 hr.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6189 Ancient Diets


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course focuses on archaeological remains and studies about ancient diet, a fundamental practice by all world cultures.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6195 Ancient Trade


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course focuses on long-distance trade and contact in ancient times, based on archaeological evidence and scientific studies, and how this informs us about sociopolitical systems and economic relations and how they vary over time and space.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6197 Public Archaeology


    Credit Hours: 3

    This graduate-level course surveys archaeological practice as part of applied anthropology, in the public and private sector, from local to international.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6198 Regional Problems in Methods of Public Archaeology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Contemporary problems in Public Archaeology in the context of a specific region. Open to non-majors.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6270 Chiefdoms


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course examines theory and data on the emergence of chiefly forms of social organization using case studies from both ethnography and prehistory, and focusing on classic works of cultural evolution and recent critiques of the chiefdom concept.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6302 Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective


    Credit Hours: 3

    Examines roles of women, men, other genders and social, economic, and political aspects of sex and gender, from a biocultural, 4-field anthropological perspective, emphasizing non-Western societies and cross-cultural comparison in past and present.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6392 Engaging Ethnography


    Credit Hours: 3

    What does engaged research and writing look like, and to what effect? Explore ethnographic monographs to discover how various forms of engagement can transform research epistemologies, questions, methodologies, and products, and define own approach.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6393 Anthropology, Contemporary Culture and the Media


    Credit Hours: 3

    Course entails the anthropological study of the roll of media in contemporary culture. Selected issues include the cultural impact of images and gender/ethnic stereotypes. Special attention will be paid to ethnographic studies of media audiences, and a central theme will be the roll of media in a global, multi-cultural context.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6404 Health and Medical Systems


    Credit Hours: 3

    An explicitly medical anthropological approach to systems-level issues in health and medicine.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6436 Issues in Heritage Tourism


    Credit Hours: 3

    The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the theoretical and practical issues in heritage tourism and the business of heritage resource management from an anthropological perspective.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6447 Selected Topics in Urban Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Current topical issues in Urban Anthropology. Open to non-majors.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6448 Regional Problems in Urban Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Contemporary problems in Urban Anthropology in the context of a specific region. Open to non-majors.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6463 Social Epidemiology Applied Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    An advanced medical anthropology course on the application of methods and concepts from social epidemiology as relevant to cultural analysis.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6465 Regional Problems in Medical Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Contemporary problems in Medical Anthropology in the context of a specific region. Open to non-majors.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6469 Selected Topics in Medical Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Current topical issues in Medical Anthropology. Open to non-majors.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6490 Seminar in Cultural Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    A critical advanced survey of Cultural Anthropology emphasizing contributions to Applied Anthropology, required of all MA students.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6495 Oral History and Life History: Approaches to Qualitative Research


    Credit Hours: 3

    A in-depth survey of the methods, concepts, and practical applications of narrative-based qualitative research, featuring critical readings in case studies, and individual and group projects.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6497 Qualitative Research Methods in Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is designed to acquaint students with the philosophical foundations of qualitative research, and to provide the opportunity for students to develop skills in the variety of data collection methods and analysis typical of qualitative research.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6511 Seminar in Physical Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    A critical advanced survey of Physical Anthropology emphasizing contributions to Applied Anthropology.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6516 Human Variation


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is designed to provide students with an overview of human genetic, phenotypic, and demographic variation from both evolutionary and bio-cultural perspectives, looking at both past and present approaches to understanding human diversity.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6525 Human Osteology


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course involves the detailed examination of the elements of the human skeleton with an emphasis on identifying individual bones and their structures.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6533 Anthropology of Human Growth and Development


    Credit Hours: 3

    Overview of human growth and development from a perspective that combines biological and cultural approaches in anthropology.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6536 Bioarchaeology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Overview of methods and theories used to study the relationship between behavioral, cultural, and environmental factors and human biology, as reflected in human skeletal remains.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6570 Nutritional Assessment


    Credit Hours: 3

    Overview of basic nutritional assessment methods used in anthropology, nutritional sciences, and public health.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6575 Neuroanthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    This class will provide students with a comprehensive overview of the emerging field of Neuroanthropology.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6584 Evolution and Life History Theory


    Credit Hours: 3

    Life history theory is the study of how organisms evolved to optimize their resources to maximize reproductive success. This course will primarily focus on human life histories and provides the theoretical background of evolutionary life history theory.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6585 Theories in Applied Bioanthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    A survey of the major theoretical frameworks and quantitative and qualitative methodologies commonly used in biological anthropology research.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6701 Contemporary Applied Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    A critical survey of Applied Anthropology as practiced today in the major branches of Anthropology, focusing on Applied, Medical, and Urban Anthropology. Open to non-majors.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6705 Foundations of Applied Anthropology I


    Credit Hours: 3

    MA Foundations of Applied Anthropology I provides graduate students with an introduction to the philosophical basis of contemporary anthropology.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6706 Foundations of Applied Anthropology II


    Credit Hours: 3

    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.

    Prerequisite(s): ANG 6705 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6730 Socio Cultural Aspects of HIV/AIDS


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is designed to provide an overview of the different social, economic, cultural, political, and ethical issues surrounding the spread of HIV/AIDS around the world.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6731 Health and Disasters


    Credit Hours: 3

    Disasters like Katrina and complex emergencies like Bosnia exacerbate social divisions and impact the health status of individuals, communities, and nations. This course considers mitigation policies and humanitarian responses.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6732 Global Health from an Anthropological Perspective


    Credit Hours: 3

    The aim of the course is to situate the debate about what is ‘global health’ clearly in an anthropological perspective.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6733 Issues in Migrant Health


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an overview of health issues associated with transnational migration from an anthropological point of view.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6735 Reproductive Health


    Credit Hours: 3

    An in-depth examination of major issues related to sexual and reproductive health in both domestic and international settings, with emphasis on perspectives from medical anthropology, public health, and women studies.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6739 Applied Anthropology and International Health


    Credit Hours: 3

    An advanced international anthropology course on the health issues, organization, people, policies and limitations of the arena of international health.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6741 Introduction to Forensic Sciences


    Credit Hours: 3

    Provides a general introduction to the methods and techniques used in the interdisciplinary field of forensic sciences.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6745 Forensic Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Provides a general introduction to the methods, theories, and techniques of Biological Anthropology as applied to medico-legal death investigations.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6746 Investigation of Violent Crimes Against Children


    Credit Hours: 3

    Advanced instruction for students to help them to understand the definitions of various forms and aspects of neglect, abuse, exploitation, abduction, and murder involving child victims.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6766 Research Methods in Applied Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Research design, data collection, and data analysis for Applied Anthropologists with urban and medical interests. Emphasis will be on non-quantitative research methods. Open to non-majors.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6770 Crime Scene Reconstruction


    Credit Hours: 3

    Surveys theories and methods of crime scene management and administration for violent crimes. Specifically it is designed to explore the ways in which evidence is recognized, preserved, documented, and collected in cases of violent crimes.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6771 The Science of Missing and Unidentified Persons


    Credit Hours: 3

    Surveys scientific methods for the investigation of missing, endangered, and unidentified persons. Topics include forensic anthropology, archaeology, odontology, forensic pathology, crime scene, victimology, homicide, and facial approximations.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6772 Homicide Investigations


    Credit Hours: 3

    Provide an introduction to the theoretical and practical issues in the field of criminal homicide investigations, and to teach the methods and tools necessary to collect, preserve, interpret and analyze evidence from violent crime scenes.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 6905 Independent Study


    Credit Hours: 1-19

    Independent study in which students must have a contract with an instructor.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 1-19
  
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    ANG 6915 Directed Research Internship


    Credit Hours: 1-19

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 1-19
  
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    ANG 6971 Thesis: Master’s


    Credit Hours: 2-19

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 2-19
  
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    ANG 7487 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods Applied Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Critical review of quantitative approaches to the development, management, and analysis of sociocultural data. Open to non-majors.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 7703 History and Theory of Applied Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    The history and theoretical development of Applied Anthropology, including cultural resources management are discussed in the context of the overall development of Anthropology as a discipline and profession.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 7704 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Applied Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Development and nature of professional ethics in Applied Anthropology, including legal and quasi-legal regulations pertaining to human subjects research, cultural resources management, historic preservation, privacy, and freedom of information.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 7708 Selected Topics in Applied Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    An overview of Applied Anthropology in its relation to a major mode of public/private activity, e.g., planning, clinical practice, policy process, or advocacy.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 7709 Applied Anthropology and Human Problems


    Credit Hours: 3

    Examination of specific problem areas of social significance and policy relevance. Typical offerings include: substance abuse, disease, mental health, international development, urban design, and education.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 7905 Directed Individual Study


    Credit Hours: 1-15

    An advanced reading program of selected topics in Applied Anthropology under the supervision of an anthropology faculty member. A written contract describing requirements must be signed by the student and faculty member prior to registration.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 1-15
  
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    ANG 7910 Directed Research


    Credit Hours: 1-15

    An advanced directed research program in a selected topic of Applied Anthropology under the supervision of an anthropology faculty member.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 1-15
  
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    ANG 7938 Doctoral Proseminar in Applied Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Emphasizing the process of doing “four-field” anthropology (biological, archeological, linguistic, and cultural), conceptualizing research questions, identifying, gathering and analyzing data. How application and theory are integrated and how this integration is vital to the conduct of good anthropology with a variety of anthropological ideas.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ANG 7940 Doctoral Internship in Applied Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 1-15

    Supervised training in practicing Anthropology in a non-academic setting, focusing on the applications of Anthropology. A written contract describing requirements must be signed by the student, the faculty advisor, and the agency supervisor prior to registration.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 1-15
  
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    ANG 7980 Dissertation: Doctoral


    Credit Hours: 2-15

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 2-15

APK - Applied Kinesiology

  
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    APK 6104 Developmental Exercise Physiology


    Credit Hours: 3

    The course covers normal growth and physiological development in children and adolescents with an emphasis on the changes in physiological adaptations with exercise as a result of maturation.

    Prerequisite(s): APK 3120
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    APK 6109 Cardiorespiratory Aspects of Exercise Physiology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Covers selected topics regarding cardiorespiratory aspects of exercise physiology. Some of the topics to be covered include: gas exchange and transport during exercise; aerobic metabolism, and acute & chronic adaptations to exercise training.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    APK 6111 Advanced Exercise Physiology


    Credit Hours: 3

    The course will address advanced principles of basic and applied exercise physiology. Cardiovascular and respiratory physiology and physiological responses of these systems to acute and chronic exercise will be discussed, as well as thermal stress.

    Prerequisite(s): APK 3120
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    APK 6116 Neuromuscular Aspects of Exercise Physiology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Covers selected topics regarding neuromuscular aspects of exercise physiology. Some of the topics to be covered include: neuromuscular anatomy and physiology, theory of skeletal muscle contraction, protein synthesis and degradation.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    APK 6406 Psychology of Exercise


    Credit Hours: 3

    Covers selected topics regarding the psychological aspects of exercise. Topics to be covered include: stress, anxiety, depression, mood, pain, exertion, and body image. Research methodology will be an important consideration throughout.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    APK 6431 Stress Management and Mental Performance


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course will focus on the psychophysiological effects of stress and its impact on physical and mental performance.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    APK 6511 Science of Physique Enhancement


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course investigates the science of improving one’s physique/body composition. Topics covered include weight loss, weight management, and metabolism. Popular diets will also be discussed, including a discussion of their strengths and limitations.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    APK 6902 Controversies in Exercise and Nutrition Science


    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduces current controversies in exercise & nutrition science. Students read and critically analyze scientific papers presenting opposing conclusions on specific topics and come to their own conclusion based on their interpretation of the literature.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3

ARC - Architecture

  
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    ARC 5175 Computer Technology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduction to the application of computer technology in current architectural practice. The exploration of available software, programs, and computer services for word processing, information handling, specification writing, feasibility analysis, cost estimating, economic performance and life cycle cost analysis, project management (network programming and analysis), computer graphics, computer aided design and drafting.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5216 The Building Arts


    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduction to the man-made environment. The study and profession of architecture. The various facets of the process of shaping the built environment as it manifests itself in the different roles and specialization of the experts involved the process, and in the various academic courses that prepare the architect for practice.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5256 Design Theory


    Credit Hours: 3

    Survey of major schools of thought in design theory, methods of design and problem-solving, and design research. The nature of the design activity and its recurring difficulties. The nature and different types of problems. Traditional approaches to problem-solving and design in architecture; recent systematic as well as intuitive approaches to problem-solving based on developments in other fields. Scientific method; the systems approach and design.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5361 Core Design I


    Credit Hours: 9

    First of two semester Design Fundamentals/Design Graphics sequence focusing on design abstractions and analysis of the factors influencing conceptual design. Emphasis is placed on ordering principles, pattern recognition and utilization, and figure-ground relationships. Development of craftsmanship, drawing as a means to design, and perceptual acuity are stressed.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 9
  
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    ARC 5362 Core Design II


    Credit Hours: 9

    Second of a two semester Design Fundamentals/Design Graphics sequence focusing on synthesis of design concepts and application of ordering principles in architectural design. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding and awareness of architectural elements and compositions. Students examine the work of significant architects and use it as a basis for design exploration. Graphic documentation, diagramming, and model studies are stressed.

    Prerequisite(s): ARC 5361 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 9
  
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    ARC 5363 Core Design III


    Credit Hours: 6

    Study of the various phases of the building delivery and design process, and of different approaches to ordering that process in a systematic fashion. The student will use one such systematic approach in the investigation and development of design solutions for a project of moderate scale and complexity. Studies of built form ordering principles, mass/void relationships, scale and proportion, color, texture, contextual relationships, meaning/imagery, and building technology (awareness of structural organization, services networks, construction processes and materials). Aspects of human behavior as design determinants.

    Prerequisite(s): ARC 5362 , ARC 5467 , ARC 5587 , ARC 5731 
    Corequisite(s): ARC 5689 
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 6
  
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    ARC 5364 Advanced Design A


    Credit Hours: 6

    Application of orderly design processes to building projects of moderate complexity and scale. Continued investigation of the relationship between human behavior and the environment. Analysis and integration of site relationships into the development of design solutions. Legal aspects of zoning, building codes, and regulations regarding access for accessibility, fire escape, etc.

    Prerequisite(s): ARC 5363 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): ARC 5588 , ARC 5467 

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 6
  
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    ARC 5365 Advanced Design B


    Credit Hours: 6

    Investigation of the interaction between user requirements, environmental determinants, site and urban context conditions, technological factors, and design intentions in the development of design solutions for projects of medium scale and complexity. The analysis, design, and coordination of the various resulting systems, including structural, circulation, service networks, space zoning and use, environmental control systems at the interface between interior and exterior of a building. Representation of these relationships and systems in diagrams and models, and their manifestation in design and construction details.

    Prerequisite(s): ARC 5363 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): ARC 5588 , ARC 5467 

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 6
  
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    ARC 5366 Advanced Design C


    Credit Hours: 6

    Design of multi-purpose buildings of medium to large scale and complexity. Issues of community and neighborhood design as they relate to the design of buildings. Restoration and adaptive re-use of existing historic buildings. Focus on thinking through as well as documenting the complete building system and process.

    Prerequisite(s): ARC 5363 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): ARC 5588 , ARC 5467 

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 6
  
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    ARC 5467 Materials and Methods of Construction


    Credit Hours: 3

    Overview of properties of primary construction materials and systems that make up building structures and enclosures. Emphasis on elements and assemblies relative to various climates, technologies, costs, building codes, and craftsmanship.

    Prerequisite(s): ARC 5470 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5470 Introduction to Technology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduction to architectural technology, including structures, materials and methods of construction, and environmental controls. Overview of building systems and components and their integration into architectural design projects.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5587 Structures I


    Credit Hours: 3

    Review of static and mechanical principles of materials. Analysis and evaluation for appropriate selection of structural systems and elements. Analysis and design of timber and steel structures, based on moment, shear, and deflection. Fundamentals of wind and seismic design as they apply to wood and steel construction. Truss analysis, beam and column behavior.

    Prerequisite(s): Calculus, Physics, and ARC 5470 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5588 Structures II


    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduction to the concepts and theories of structural analysis and design of reinforced concrete systems and elements, including practical application in building construction. Prestressing, post-tensioning, hybrid assemblies. Fundamentals of wind and seismic design. Formwork, placement, and assembly techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): ARC 5587 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5689 Environmental Technology


    Credit Hours: 3

    Comprehensive overview of mechanical systems for buildings including: water and waste: fire protection and suppression; heating, cooling and controls; electric power distribution and illumination; communications; transportation systems, and acoustics.

    Prerequisite(s): ARC 5467 , ARC 5470 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5731 Architectural History I


    Credit Hours: 3

    Overview of the built environment from prehistory through the Middle Ages. Buildings and cities in their geographical, topographical, political, aesthetic, social, technological and economic context. Varieties of methodological approaches to the analysis of historical architecture. The focus will be on the built environment of Europe and the Mediterranean basin.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5732 Architectural History II


    Credit Hours: 3

    Overview of the built environment from the Renaissance to the present. Buildings and cities in their geographical, topographical, political, aesthetic, social, technological, and economic context. Study of various methodological approaches to the analysis of historic architecture, and development of student’s own approach. Emphasis will be on the built environment of Europe and America.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5789 Modern Architecture History


    Credit Hours: 3

    Exploration of the philosophic, economic, aesthetic, social, historical and moral imperatives used by modern architects and historians in their attempt to design the appropriate physical environment for a new social order. The course will investigate the writings and works of the proponents of the modern style of architecture and study the “New Architecture” as defined by those who broke tradition and expressed the new era using modern construction materials and techniques.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5793 History Abroad


    Credit Hours: 3

    Summer study abroad. Location and description varies from year to year.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5794 Florida Architectural History


    Credit Hours: 3

    An examination of the environmental, sociological, technological, political, economic, cultural, and other factors that influenced the discovery, growth, and urbanization of Florida as manifested by its architecture.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ARC 5920 Architectural Design Studio Abroad


    Credit Hours: 5

    Summer study abroad. Location and description varies from year to year.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 5
  
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    ARC 5931 Special Studies in Architecture


    Credit Hours: 1-5

    Variable titles offered on topics of special interest.

    USF | College of The Arts | Architecture and Community Design
Credit Hours: 1-5
 

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