Program Curriculum :

APY 601. Advanced Seminar in Archaeology, Theory and Practice. 3 Credit Hours.
History and theoretical foundation of modern archaeology; ethics, professional standards, and best practices in archaeology; cultural heritage management with special emphasis on NAGPRA; compliance with Secretary of the Interior standards, Section 106 regulatory knowledge and skills for compliance with government regulations, and current topical literature on archaeology.
Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.

APY 602. Advanced Seminar in Cultural Anthropology. 3 Credit Hours.
The application of the anthropological perspective, data collection and analyses methods, and theoretical foundations of traditional cultural anthropology to understanding and working on solving human problems in the modem world. Topics include the design, conduct, and application of modem ethnological methods to research venues in business, governmental/NGO agencies, conflict studies, natural disasters, medical, globalization and financial organizations.
Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

APY 603. Advanced Seminar in Biological Anthropology. 3 Credit Hours.
The historical and theoretical foundations of modern biological anthropology. Topics include ethics and standards for human subjects; applied bioarchaeology, biological anthropology in medical/legal settings, primatology, human biology and adaptive diversity, modern perspectives on race, and skeletal biology of modern peoples. The development of professional research and writing skills for the discipline is integral to course goals.
Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

APY 604. Advanced Seminar in Linguistic Anthropology. 3 Credit Hours.
Core aspects of linguistics theory, and consider the ways in which modern linguistic techniques can be applied in the investigation of both common and uncommon typological patterns in the world’s 7000+ languages. Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor. Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor. Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.
Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

APY 605. Museum Internship. 3 Credit Hours.
Advanced field work and on-site experience in museum studies conducted in conjunction with the major museums in Miami, including our Lowe Museum.  Hands-on experience with materials, including research in methods and techniques in museology.
Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

APY 611. Methods of Anthropological Research. 3-6 Credit Hours.
Concentration on research methods for Cultural, Archaeological, Linguistic, and/or Biological Anthropology.
Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor.
Components: RSC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

APY 612. Advanced Medical Anthropology. 3 Credit Hours.
Applications of theories and methods of medical anthropology to problems in human health and disease. Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

APY 615. Advanced Museum Internship. 3 Credit Hours.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

APY 616. Advanced Workshop in Anthropology. 3-6 Credit Hours.
This course is designed for graduate students to participate in special topics in Anthropology and related fields. This course may be repeated.  Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

APY 628. Advanced Graduate Seminar. 3 Credit Hours.
Specialized topics in Anthropology to involve students into current research specializations.  This course may be repeated.  Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

APY 690. Teaching Anthropology. 3 Credit Hours.
Logistics and pedagogical issues of teaching anthropology, including skill set and materials suitable for employment in settings for which the master's is the required, e.g., two-year schools. The student will evaluate texts, create teaching materials for a given subfield, master commonly-available electronic teaching and learning tools, and teach one class as directed.
Requisite: Graduate Status and Permission of Instructor.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

APY 702. Field Studies in Anthropology. 3-6 Credit Hours.
Field research in advanced topics in Cultural, Archaeological, Linguistic and/or Biological Anthropology. Preparation of data for professional presentation and publication is stressed. This course may be repeated.  Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

APY 805. Graduate Internship: Professional Practice of Anthropology. 1-9 Credit Hours.
An internship designed to provide valuable career-related work experience in a real - world setting, e.g., institutions, organizations and/or businesses. Students will identify an opportunity, supervisor, and write a proposal as to the relevancy to their goals. The internship may be paid or unpaid. This course may be repeated.  Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

APY 810. Master's Degree Thesis Preparation and Writing. 1-9 Credit Hours.
Preparation/completion of a written thesis for the master’s degree when the student has completed the thesis research, is engaged in writing the thesis, and expects to use the facilities and resources of the Anthropology department and the university; enrollment is required when the completed thesis is defended and approved. This course may be repeated.  Requisite: Graduate Status or Permission of Instructor.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

For a full listing of anthropology offerings, see our Bulletin:

http://bulletin.miami.edu/courses-az/apy/

Courses offered for undergraduates may be available at the graduate level with permission of the instructor.


Potential Electives outside Anthropology :

BIL 554 Electron Microscopy
ECS 503 Interdisciplinary Environmental Methods 
ECS 507 Interdiscilinary Environmental Decision Analyses
EPH 501/502 Medical Biostatistics 
GEG 580 Introductory Quantitative Methods for Geographical Analysis
GEG 591 Introduction to GIS (Geographic Information Systems) for graduate students
GGEG 592 Advanced Environmental Remote Sensing
MAF Advanced Fieldwork in Coastal Cultures
MAF 510 Environmental Planning and the Environmental Impact Statement 
MAF 610 International Ocean Law
MAF 620 Coastal Law and Policy 
MBF 672 Bayesian Statistics
MGG 580 Geological and Environmental Remote Sensing
Psy 610 Behavioral Medicine: Overview of Basic Science, Public Health & Clinical Trial Approaches
Psy 631 Psychological Statistics, Research Methods and Design

 

Elective outside of UM : http://www.co.miami-dade.fl.us/medexam/training_seminars.asp

Spring break courses:

Forensic Odontology
International Forensic Photography