Apr 08, 2020  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020
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ANTH 1140 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology


Credits: 3

[Previously offered as: ANTH 112] An introduction that provides an overview of cultural anthropology as a subfield within the broader discipline of anthropology and as a research approach within the social sciences more generally. The course presents core concepts and methods of cultural anthropology that are used to understand the ways in which human beings organize and experience their lives through distinctive cultural practices. More specifically, this course explores social and cultural differences and similarities around the world through a variety of topics such as: language and communication, economics, ways of making a living, marriage and family, kinship and descent, race, ethnicity, political organization, supernatural beliefs, sex and gender, and globalization. This course ultimately aims to present a broad range of perspectives and practices of various cultural groups from across the globe.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 109 .
Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring.
NMGEC: Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Three lecture hours.



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