2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Dec 10, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog
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ANTH 1113 - General Anthropology*

3 Credits
Introduction to human evolution. Comparative study of cultural development, including archaeology, ethnology, and linguistics. Also deals with processes of cultural change.

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Differentiate the primary elements of the four branches of anthropology: physical anthropology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, and archaeology. (GEO 3)
2. Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical and methodological developments within the discipline. (GEO 3)
3. Describe the modes of human organization from kinship groups to post-industrial global societies. (GEO 1, 3)
4. Analyze the cultural role of myth, ritual, and symbol in the formation of social meaning. (GEO 2, 3)
5. Explain the development of human religious, political, and economic institutions until modern times. (GEO 1, 3)
6. Analyze the evolutionary sequence from the earliest primates and hominids to modern humans. (GEO 2, 3)
7. Analyze the biological and cultural norms of diverse groups in the United States and globally. (GEO 2, 3)
8. Recognize the interconnectedness of our world and the transformative processes of globalization, migration, technology and development. (GEO 4)

ACTS Equivalent Course Number: ANTH 1013

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