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ANTH 102 - Intro to Cultural Anthropology

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Introduction to culture, as an adaptive mechanism that provides for the survival of the human species that encompasses social organization, technology, economics, religion, and language as used by various peoples, in both traditional and technologically advanced societies.
3.0
S1 901N
Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to: A. Distinguish the theoretical history and basis of anthropology. B. Describe the methods and techniques utilized by an ethnographer. C. Demonstrate how anthropological information can help identify and solve social problems using basic research methods, including field work and documents within the structure of the scientific method. D. Understand the adaptability of human behavior and the diversity of social, political, economic, and theological institutions that form the basic fabric of human culture. E. Distinguish the diversity of human cultures as influenced by specific environmental contexts. F. Apply a holistic, cross-cultural perspective in order to gain an appreciation of the unique ethnic of each culture as well as cultural similarities and differences and enhance intercultural sensitivity with respect to ethnicity and gender. G. Describe ethical standards guiding anthropological research and publications.
Textbook information is available at http://bookstore-qc.bhc.edu You will need to know the BHC course number, e.g., ANTH 102, and the section number.
Introduction to culture, as an adaptive mechanism that provides for the survival of the human species that encompasses social organization, technology, economics, religion, and language as used by various peoples, in both traditional and technologically advanced societies. 3 lecture hours; 0 lab hours per week. IAI: SI 901N. 3.000 Credit hours 3.000 Lecture hours
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