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Areas of Study | Anthropology - 2 courses
ANTH103 Anthropology (Fall) – 3.0 hours
Course Description: Introduction to the nature of the human race, its development and relationship to the physical and social environment today and in the past; a 4 fields survey of the universal and variable elements in biological and cultural anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics.
Notes [ T] IAI: S1 900N

ANTH107 Cultural Anthropology (Spring) – 3.0 hours
Course Description: Survey of selected non-Western societies from around the world.  Societies reviewed might include china, Japan, Yanomamo, Wamani, !Kung, Navajo, Apache, Inuit, Tlingit, South India, papua New Guinea, and Morocco.  Films will accompany ethnographies from each culture.  The choices that people in cultures make to organize and solve problems, such as the definition of family relations and obligations, the distribution of goods and services, the administration of justice, the allocation of resources, the ways towards religiosity, and the relations of families and groups to the larger social networks will be examined.
Notes [ T] IAI: S1 901N

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