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ANT-121 Intro Cultural Anthropology

Explore the diversity that defines human experience and apply cross-cultural thinking to contemporary social problems. Introduce the concepts, theories, and methods of cultural anthropology with a focus on holism and cultural relativism. Using an ethnographic approach, examine various aspects of cultures across the globe, such as subsistence strategies, political organization, social identities and hierarchies, marriage, family and kinship systems, religious behavior, health, language, creative and artistic expressions, and issues of power in relation to colonialism, socio-economic discrimination, and global inequalities. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101/ENG 101A. Note: Also offered as ANT 121H; credit is not given for both ANT 121 and ANT 121H.

Term: Fall 2024

Course Type: Credit - 3 Credits

Section: 001

Ways to take the class: Face-to-face

Days: TTH

Time: 9:30AM to 10:45AM

Start Date: 08/27/2024

End Date: 12/15/2024

Location: Arnold Campus

Room: CRSC 247 Building:
Careers Center

Instructor: Amy M Carattini (Subject to change)

Class Size: 25

General Education Requirement: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Diversity Requirement

Section Info: Seminar classes are discussion-based and require active participation.