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2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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ANT 316 - Death, Burial, and Culture

This course examines how different cultures approach issues and customs surrounding death. Drawing on evidence from biological and cultural anthropology and archaeology, students learn from the dead by exploring the experience of death and how it illuminates life in different cultures around the world and through time. Offered fall semester. Prerequisites: ANT 204, ANT 206, or ANT 220, or permission of instructor. Part of Death and Dying theme. Fulfills World Perspective requirement.

Credits: 3

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