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This course offers an introduction to the rich archaeological record of North and South America. The latest findings indicate that the Western Hemisphere was inhabited at least 14,000 years ago, and, during that time, a wide range of cultural adaptations emerged, including densely populated city states and empires. The goal is to explore these...

Credits:
3.0

This course examines various forms of visual documentation found in ethnographic films, videos, photographs Art forms. You will also explore methods of writing, directing and producing ethnographic films. Topics include problems of selectivity, ideological bias, effect of the producer’s presence and the reconstruction of events. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

This course is an introduction to the methods and concepts that archaeologists use to explore the human past. It examines the nature of archaeological evidence, as well as the various methods employed in its recovery and analysis. Examples will be drawn from around the world, illustrating the international scope of modern archaeology. The...

Credits:
3.0

This course offers a practical application of the methods and concepts that archaeologists use to examine the human past. Students will participate in a research-oriented archaeological field project and will develop skills in both archaeological site survey and excavation. These include an ability to recognize and record a variety of...

Credits:
3.0

This course is an introduction to the methods and concepts used in Biological Anthropology (also known as Physical Anthropology). Major topics include: the biological foundations of life; the classification of humans as members of the primate order; the comparative study of primate anatomy and behaviour; and the recovery and analysis of fossils...

Credits:
3.0

This course is an introduction to the methods and concepts used in Biological Anthropology (also known as Physical Anthropology). Major topics include: the biological foundations of life; the classification of humans as members of the primate order; the comparative study of primate anatomy and behaviour; and the recovery and analysis of fossils...

Credits:
3.0

This course will introduce students to the field of medical anthropology, the study of relationship of human health and illness to cultures, biology, and environmental and social justice. This will include reviewing the major theoretical perspectives, the social construction of sickness and healing, cross-cultural examples and case studies,...

Credits:
3.0

This course will provide a unique blend of field studies, with readings from a cross-cultural and anthropological point of view. With a focus on traditional knowledge, students will review the development of this field of study within Anthropology, consider social applications, resource management, ethics, and be introduced to local systems of...

Credits:
3.0

This is a studio course which will introduce the student to painting processes, materials, techniques, vocabulary and relevant current and historical works. (3,3,0)

Credits:
3.0

ART 106 is a continuation of ART 105, a studio, “hands-on” course that will introduce the student to painting processes, materials, techniques, vocabulary and relevant current and historical works. (3,3,0)

Credits:
3.0

This is an introductory study in traditional First Nations art of the Pacific Northwest. The emphasis is on understanding the history of various art symbols and designs, and different approaches to art development. Specific topics include an introduction to the art of Freda Diesing, understanding basic Northwest Coast formal elements, and...

Credits:
3.0

Further study of traditional First Nations art of the Pacific Northwest. Emphasis is placed on understanding the history of various art symbols and designs, and different approaches to art development. Specific topics include examining historic and contemporary Northwest Coast art in the region and globally focusing on museum and gallery...

Credits:
3.0

Art History is the study of art forms, concepts and the visual language for understanding art in its social and political context. The course analyzes examples of paintings, sculptures, architecture and other art forms from the history of world art. Specific topics include art of prehistoric Europe, the ancient Near East and Greece, Roman art,...

Credits:
3.0

Art History is the study of art forms, concepts and the visual language for understanding art in its social and political context. The course analyzes examples of paintings, sculptures, architecture and other art forms from the history of world art. Specific topics include art of the Renaissance, the Baroque, Neoclassicism, Realism, Modernism...

Credits:
3.0

This course examines the major artists and art styles of the Northwest Coast especially since the 1960’s. The course focuses on how the revival of Northwest Coast art and culture has stimulated broader political and economic developments including self-government, land rights, reclaiming of cultural property, and the role of the artist in that...

Credits:
3.0

This course examines the art museum and gallery system for promoting, displaying and selling Northwest Coast art focusing on the major museums and galleries of British Columbia and Washington State. The course will examine how cultural institutions and Northwest Coast artists have shaped artistic production and how this engagement develops...

Credits:
3.0

This course traces the history and cultural traditions of Imperial China from the construction of the Great Wall to the last emperor. We will study the geography, imperial political system and cyclical nature of history in China while examining the underlying culture, religion, art, and lifestyle of the Chinese people over the last 2000 years...

Credits:
3.0

Study of modern Chinese history from the collapse of the last dynasty in 1911 through the end of the twentieth century. Key areas of study will include the warlord period, the rise of communism, World War II and the emergence of capitalist China. Time will be spent studying important elements of Chinese culture. We will see how traditional...

Credits:
3.0

Provides a practical hands-on introduction to the operation and common business applications of the microcomputer. Computer capabilities and limitations, terminology, an overview of computer hardware and software are discussed. Specific business application software: windows-based operating system, word-processing, databases, with an emphasis...

This course highlights the characteristics and design of successful information systems and the impact of these systems on the organizations. The role of information systems in decision making and systems modelling is emphasized. 

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