Anthropology Courses

ANT112 General Anthropology (3)

This survey course will cover the biological and cultural evolution of humans and will emphasize culture as an adaptive and learned behavior necessary for survival. The four fields of anthropology will be introduced as well as perspectives on anthropological culture, cultural diversity, and the value of multiculturalism. The course will also focus on race, emergence of civilizations, survival needs and skills, agriculture, horticulture, contraception, economic development, language, marriage and family, kinship and descent, sex and gender, political organization, civilization, social control, social stratification, supernatural beliefs, art, globalization, and cultural change.

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