Sep 21, 2021
ANTH& 100 - Survey of Anthropology
Eligible for ENGL& 101 or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 095 , or instructor permission.
Survey of the fields which make up anthropology: physical anthropology, archeology, ethnology, social anthropology with an exploration of both ancient and modern societies.
5 theory hours.
AA Specified Elective
Satisfies social science distribution area C requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.
- Identify and define the four major sub-disciplines of anthropology
- Define and apply key elements of the anthropological approach: holism, comparativism, cultural relativism and the culture concept
- Identify and define anthropological research methodology and research techniques
- Identify and discuss the basic principles of biological evolution and evolutionary theory
- Discuss the hominid fossil record
- Identify and discuss principles of archaeological methods and interpretation
- Describe the development of human society and culture over time
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