ANTH250 - Introductory Cultural Anthropology

General

Prefix

ANTH

Course Number

250

Course ID

00015557

Course Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

Lecture

Department(s)

Description

Culture in the human experience, how anthropologists study it, and how it changes. Study of its dimensions in societies around the world. 3 Cr. F, S. Goal 5, 8.

Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

No Requisites

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course

Yes

MN Goal Designation(s)

05, 08

Cultural Diversity

No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Explicate the anthropological concept of culture, specifying how evidence for human cultural learning demonstrates the lack of evidence for the existence of biological "races".

Outcome

Summarize how cultural anthropologists use participant-observation to learn about the ways of life of living people, and how these change over time and across space.

Outcome

Articulate the importance for cultural anthropologists of symbolic processes in all human activities.

Outcome

Demonstrate the ability to read, think, and evaluate qualitative data from a critical perspective.

Outcome

Demonstrate writing skills that involve communicating ideas clearly, synthesizing information, and analyzing and applying anthropological concepts.

Outcome

Demonstrate knowledge of, and respect for, human cultural diversity worldwide and through time.

Course Outline

Course Outline

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Dependencies

No dependencies