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2014-2015 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ANT 338 - Population, Environment and Culture

Credits 3
Requirements: Prerequisite: SOC 101, ANT 111, or SOC/ANT 113
Explores vital events in human life such as when and who we marry and sometimes divorce, how we pace and stop childbearing, and why and when we die. Fundamental questions include how the adoption of agriculture, changing patterns of disease, industrialization, urbanization, and international migration have shaped the human lifespan, fertility and health. The course will also examine the impact of consumption on environmental degradation and different paths to sustainability. Cross-listed with SOC 338
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