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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANT 1310 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Credits: 3

Description: This course is an exploration of the diversity that defines human experience. Students learn about the field of anthropology and its approach to examining other cultures with a focus on holism and cultural relativism. Students are introduced to fieldwork methods in anthropology and the importance of participant-observation in cultural anthropology. Course content introduces students to 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.

Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ANT or HON.

General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Global Diversity

Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SS3

Cross Listed Course(s): HON 1311

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