This course introduces the student to the four subfields of anthropology: biological (physical) anthropology, cultural anthropology, archeology and anthropoligical linguistics. The fundamental theme uniting the subfields is the search for understanding human diversity and the central role that culture plays in human society. The relationship between human biology and human culture is explored, as well as the variation that exists in human societies of all types. Major topics are: evolution of modern humans, our ecological adaptations, social organization and global relationships.
Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091, an ACT Reading score of 18 or above, or an appropriate placement score. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098, an ACT English score of 20, or an appropriate placement score.+
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