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ANTH& 100 - Survey of Anthropology

5 Credits
Teaches various aspects of the human species, including evolutionary and cultural adaptation and diversity, prehistoric cultures and linguistics.

Course Note Previously ANTHR 100.

Designed to Serve College transfer students interested in holistic examination of humankind across space and over time.
Active Date 2013-01-10

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Diversity & Globalism
  • Social Science Area II

Course Outline
1) Nature and scope of anthropology 2) Human biology as adaption: heredity, variation, population genetics and evolutionary mechanisms 3) Primate evolution & behavior 4) Material culture: archaeological theory & methods 5) Sociocultural adaptions and conceptual frameworks for understanding them 6) Contemporary societies 7) Theories of culture change and the future

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate a knowledge of the interacting processes of biological and cultural evolution which result in modern humans and contemporary cultures.

Be familiar with the evidence for human evolution through study of the fossil record.

Develop a conceptual basis for analysis of the diverse cultures extant in the world.

Develop an understanding of the evolutionary and ecological framework of human biological and sociocultural development.

Posses a holistic perspective on the full range of human diversity through time and across geographic space.

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