May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
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ANTY 220G - Culture and Society


Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): ANTY 101  is advised.
An introduction to social and cultural anthropology, this course emphasizes key concepts and the comparison of distinctive cultures, social, economic, and political systems, language, religions, esthetics and cultural change. The study of archaeology, ethnology and linguistics will be introduced. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the concepts of culture, cultural variability, cultural relativism, culture change, and ethnocentrism as basic to the anthropological study of humans.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the range and variety of human patterns of social organization, belief, behavior, and language, past and present.
  • Demonstrate awareness of self as a member of multicultural global community.



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