Course Number

ANTH 102

Course Title

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Course Date

Fall 2014

Course Level

100

Professor or Professors' Departmental/Program Affiliation

Emilio Spadola, Sociology & Anthropology

Document Type

Syllabus

Department(s)

Sociology and Anthropology

Description

This course provides an introduction to cultural anthropology and is intended to help students come to a better understanding of human cultures and societies through the analysis and comparison of specific cases. Students study diverse societies from a wide range of geographic areas and examine topics such as kinship and marriage, economic organization, religion, gender, and social change. Students learn about some of the major theories and theorists in cultural anthropology and examine the way cultural anthropologists collect and interpret data, particularly in the course of fieldwork. Enrollment is limited to first-year and sophomore students. (Formerly SOAN 102.)

Note

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