This course will be an overview of the discipline of cultural anthropology, introducing the student to diverse cultural forms around the globe through a variety of media and ethnographic materials. The media and ethnographic materials used will demonstrate how and why humans in different cultures have developed different solutions to the same problems. The student will be exposed to a variety of techniques which will assist the student in learning the social organization, technology, economic structures, religious belief systems, and language of both past and present diverse cultures. The students will explore major theories and concepts used to understand why humans behave as they do and the relationships that may exist between diverse societies.
Additional course information will be e-mailed upon registration.
Carl Sandburg College: 2400 Tom L Wilson Blvd Galesburg, IL 61401 Phone: 3093415205