2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Oct 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 130 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

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FA. This course involves the study of cultural diversity around the globe, both historically and geographically. The course introduces the foundational elements of cultural anthropology including topics of field work, cultural relativism, ethnocentrism, participant observation, ethnography, ethnology as well as major anthropological theories. The course addresses the diversity, as well as commonality of cultural systems, both in time and space, through studying major components of cultural systems, such as kinship, religion, politics, and economics. Students are exposed to an awareness of their place within a particular cultural context, as well as their culture’s place within a global and historical context. 



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