Oct 22, 2021  
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ANTH& 100 - Survey of Anthropology

5 credits

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.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies social science distribution area C requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes

  • 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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