May 19, 2024  
2015-2016 Archived Catalog 
2015-2016 Archived Catalog

ANTH-211 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016)
This course is an introduction to the field of anthropolgy with emphasis on cultural anthropology. Students will examine the role of society and culture in humankinds adaptation to a variety of environments with a goal towards a better understanding of human diversity. Topics include theory methods and practical application; subsistence economics and technology social organization (including kinship marriage and family; sex/gender race/ethnicity and social stratification and inequality); political organization (including systems of power and social control); lifecycles and rituals religion and belief systems; and the arts.