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ANTH 301 - Approaches to Cultural Anthropology
Fall 2017, Section 02

ID #Subj#SecTitleDatesDaysTimeCrdsStatusInstructorDelivery MethodLoc
000289 ANTH 301 02 Approaches to Cultural Anthropology
08/21 - 12/04
M
1:00pm - 4:20pm
4.0 Open O'Dougherty, Maureen
Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University
Building/Room: St Johns Hall 152


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
8/21/2017 - 12/4/2017 M 1:00pm - 4:20pm St Johns Hall 152 O'Dougherty, Maureen

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 32 Enrolled: 27 Seats Remaining: 5

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
[WRIT 131 - Writing I]
Restrictions
  • Requires minimum credits: 30

Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until August 27, 2017, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 20, 2017.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $910.12
Tuition -nonresident: $1,856.92
Approximate Course Fees: $137.88

Course Level
Undergraduate

General/Liberal Education Category
Upper Division Liberal Studies

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 05 - Hist/Soc/Behav Sci
    • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
    • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
    • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
    • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.
  • Goal 08 - Global Perspective
    • Describe and analyze political, economic, and cultural elements which influence relations of states and societies in their historical and contemporary dimensions.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of cultural, social, religious and linguistic differences.
    • Analyze specific international problems, illustrating the cultural, economic, and political differences that affect their solution.
    • Understand the role of a world citizen and the responsibility world citizens share for their common global future.

Description
This course introduces the study of humanity from a comparative and cross-cultural perspective. Students learn what anthropologists do, how they do it, and why. Exposure to the range of human possibilities, differences, and similarities will highlight the processes of enculturation in all societies. The course explores topics such as kinship, economics, religion, social control, globalization, culture change, and contemporary cultural issues affecting all humans.

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