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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.

Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day
Fall Day, Online
Winter Day, Online
Spring Day, Online

Designed to Serve College transfer students interested in holistic examination of humankind across space and over time.
Active Date 20200303T13:40:27

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
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
Effectively articulate the cultural erosion of people in the present day as well the cultural heritage of past societies.

Accurately identify core terminology and concepts in the four subfields of Anthropology.

Discover latitude of acceptance for various cross-cultural gender-based and non-heterosexual lifesytles.

Explain gender inequality in several societies around the world.

Effectively explain modern human physical variation within the context of evolutionary theory.

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