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ANTH 300 - Survey of World Cultures

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): Two social science courses

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

A survey of the major cultures of the world, this course emphasizes analysis and explanation of cultural differences, with the intent of facilitating a greater degree of ease in possible intercultural contact situations.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Students will understand the basic concepts in cultural anthropology, esp. culture
  2. Students will be familiar with culture areas of the world, along with the political entities associated with the cultural areas
  3. Students will be able to identify and assess cultural universalities
  4. Students should be able to assess cultural differences in the context of social and environmental variation
  5. Students will familiarize themselves with the basic methods of cultural anthropology, especially of participant observation and interviewing