Nov 12, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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ANTH 101 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology


4 credit(s)
An introduction to the methods, theories, and history of cultural anthropology investigating the comparative study of human societies in all their remarkable complexity and diversity. A special mandate of the field is to discover new and less harmful ways of perceiving and understanding the different experiences, practices, histories, and values of people and communities from all parts of the world. This course is designed to examine the ways people within a range of societies make sense of and order their lives. It emphasizes that other possibilities, beyond the ones with which we are most familiar, exist for solving problems and for achieving meaningful lives.
Offered: Offered annually.

Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirements: International Perspectives and Social Systems and Human Behavior



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