2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

ANT 102 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology


Credits: 3
Lab/Lecture: Three lecture.

Principles of cultural and social anthropology with illustrative materials from a variety of cultures with a focus on globalization. The nature of culture; social, political, and economic systems; religion, aesthetics, and language.
Course Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
  1. describe anthropology and the tools and approaches utilized by anthropologists when working with communities worldwide;
  2. investigate the concept of culture and the diversity between and within communities with an understanding of ethnocentrism, relativism, and reflexivity;
  3. explore and apply the various theoretical and methodological perspectives used in cultural anthropology, including applied anthropology;
  4. describe various aspects of culturally diverse social systems, including kinship, social stratification,  economic, and political systems;
  5. investigate the diversity of human expression in the areas of belief systems language, and art;
  6. and describe culture change and the impacts of globalization on contemporary cultural communities.


General Education: Arts/Humanities; Social/Behavioral Sciences.
Special Requirement(s): Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness; Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness.