ANTH 20 LGBT Anthropology (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
The roles and statuses of homosexuals and other sexual minorities in world cultures, with examples from Native America, the Middle East, Africa, South America, Asia, and Europe. Aspects of culture that affect the lives of sexual minorities, including economics, religion, kinship, marriage, and gender roles, will be examined.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Evaluate and cite examples of past and present anthropological research onhomosexuals and other sexual minorities in various cultures.
- Outcome 2: Assess how the anthropological perspective (including archaeology, biological anthropology, and linguistics) contributes to the understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the contemporary world.
- Outcome 3: Compare and contrast the major social institutions and practices that determine homosexuals' status and the cultural changes that lead to reconsideration of that status.
- Outcome 4: Identify and evaluate the general perspective, terminology, and theories of cultural anthropology as they relate to the study of human sexuality.