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ANTH& 100
Survey of Anthropology


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Introduction to the study of anthropology and various cultures around the world. Provides a brief study of the four main subfields of anthropology: Biological Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, and Linguistics. Recommended: READ 088. Formerly ANTH 101, Intro to Anthropology.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Articulate an understanding of the broad field of anthropology through its four major subfields: physical anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropology.
  • Explain the relevance of the anthropological perspective to global issues and cultural diversity.
  • Compare multiple cultures in detail to gain an enhanced understanding of human diversity.
  • Apply anthropological research to articulate well-supported positions on anthropological controversies in popular culture.

  • Course Topics
  • Evolution and genetics
  • Origins of culture
  • Diversity of societal adaptations and strategies
  • Domestication, agriculture, and civilization
  • Sex, gender, marriage, and kinship
  • Ethnocentrism and cultural relativism
  • Behavioral, cultural, and linguistic diversity in the modern world

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ANTH& 100
    Spring 2016
    5400
    Susan Vetter
    ANTH& 100
    Spring 2016
    9670
    Kadence Maier
    ANTH& 100
    Winter 2016
    5400
    Susan Vetter
    ANTH& 100
    Fall 2015
    6007
    Dayna Cooper
    ANTH& 100
    Spring 2015
    1698
    Roger Trick


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
     
     
    X
    X
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.