Master Course Outline
ANTH& 206
Cultural Anthropology


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Holistic and comparative study of culture in selected communities around the world which illustrate unity and diversity in human culture. Recommended: READ 088. Formerly ANTH 202, Cultural Anthropology.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe, explain, and operationalize the concept of culture.
  • Analyze the interaction of culture, biology, and the environment.
  • Examine the complexities of social relations among genders and including marriage, kinship, and descent.
  • Examine the economic, political, social systems, language, religion, and arts of a group that identify it as a culture.

  • Course Topics
  • Definition of culture
  • Culture's constituents: language, religion, art, economic and political systems, social stratification (including class, race, and ethnicity), social relations (marriage, kinship, and descent), sex, and gender
  • Ethnography and ethics of practice of ethnographers
  • World systems and colonialism
  • Globalization and its effect on people and culture

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ANTH& 206
    Spring 2017
    7695
    Katherine Ferguson
    ANTH& 206
    Spring 2016
    6050
    Dayna Cooper
    ANTH& 206
    Winter 2015
    0835
    Roger Trick
    ANTH& 206
    Winter 2014
    8018
    Andrew Gallagher
    ANTH& 206
    Winter 2014
    0835
    Roger Trick


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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