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Active as of Fall Semester 2010

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Cultural Anthropology

2. Course Prefix & Number:
ANTH 1457

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

Cultural Anthropology is the comparative study of contemporary human cultures, and includes analysis of various aspects of culture, such as language, food-getting, family and kinship, economics, politics, religion, identity, and change. The purpose of this course is to teach the basic skills used by cultural anthropologists and to foster an appreciation of cultural diversity. The course will begin with a study of the methods that cultural anthropologists use. Later, we will transition into examples of how different aspects of human culture have been studied by anthropologists. Lastly, we will spend a week looking at applied anthropology and the future of the discipline. MnTC Goals 5 and 8

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Reading College Level CLC or Reading College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

ANTH 1457 - Cultural Anthropology

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

ANTH 1457 - Cultural Anthropology

There are no corequisites for this course.