ANTH 3 Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
The structure and dynamics of cultures as seen in religions, marriage practices, gender roles, kinship, social classes, languages, laws, and political organization. Examples taken from foraging, tribal, and state cultures in many areas of the world.
C-ID ANTH 120
Not recommended for students who have completed ANTH 3AC
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Analyze each of the major theoretical perspectives and concepts of cultural anthropology and cite examples of how each applies to ethnographic data.
- Outcome 2: Apply the methods of anthropological research and cultural description, including interviews, observations, and ethnographic analysis with a concern for ethical issues and obligations for the cultural anthropologist such as cultural relativism, ethnocentrism, and cross-cultural comparisons.
- Outcome 3: Describe cross-cultural variations in the areas of kinship, subsistence, political organization, religion, art, enculturation, gender, personality, language, and cultural change/globalization.
- Outcome 4: Describe the cultural models for behavior and provide alternative explanations for social behavior.
- Outcome 5: Compare and contrast the four subdisciplines of anthropology, the place of cultural anthropology within the four subdisciplines, and its relationship with the other behavioral sciences such as psychology and sociology.