The College of Charleston was founded in 1770. It is located in Charleston, South Carolina. The current enrollment at the College is about 10,000 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate students.

Courses

Theories of the Origin of Agriculture (ANTH 318)
An examination of the origins of agriculture from hunting and gathering to food production and its association with the development of “civilization.” Theories for the origin of agriculture with particular attention to demographic arguments and co-evolutionary perspectives will be studies.

Medical Anthropology (ANTH 340)
This course is the cross-cultural study of health, illness and healing. Topics discussed in this course include the ecology of health and disease; changing patterns of birth, disease, death, and nutrition; ethnomedicine and medical specialists; and evolutionary medicine.

Faculty

John Rashford (Department of Sociology and Anthropology) rashfordj@cofc.edu