Inquiries into the origins, development, and diversification of human biology and human cultures. Includes fossil records, physical origins of human development, human population genetics, linguistics, cultures' origins and variation, and historical and contemporary analysis of human societies. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
To increase student's knowledge of the variability of human culture and to acquaint them with the methods used in this research.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
COURSE OBJECTIVES/EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES
A. Understanding of anthropological methodsMAJOR TOPICS - TO BE COVERED
B. Knowledge about the basic patterns of human culture
C. Greater appreciation of the variability between human cultures.
A. Theory and MethodsEXTRA TOPICS - MAY BE COVERED
B. Language and Culture
C. Personality and the Psychology of Anthropology
D. Religion and Magic
E. Marriage and Kinship
F. Social Organizations and other Institutions
G. Culture Change
A. Modernization and Third World SocietiesRevised 1/02
B. Technology and the Future
C. Selected Research Topics