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Fall 2021

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ANT102 - Cultural Anthropology

Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Examines different levels of technological complexity of selected cultures and analyzes topics common to all societies such as religion, kinship, marriage, child-rearing practices, social structure, ecological relationships, linguistics, and other areas.

Lecture: 3 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon the successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Use a variety of anthropological terms correctly
2. Identify a variety of ethnographic methods used to study anthropological issues
3. Differentiate among various anthropological theoretical perspectives
4. Compare and contrast among various social concepts (ethnicity and race, prejudice and discrimination, ethnocentrism and cultural relativity, assimilation and cultural pluralism, etc.)
5. Compare and contrast the family structure of the U.S. with the family structure of another society
6.Describe how globalization impacts the nature and pace of cultural change

Effective Term: Fall 2019