Students will learn the core concepts and methods of social anthropology, and be introduced to a wide variety of cultural responses to the challenges of human life: surviving and thriving in particular environments, communicating ideas and beliefs, organizing societies, and finding creative outlets for expression. We will also explore the process and effects of rapid cultural change, engendered through colonization, the expansion of capitalism, and globalization.

Course Notes

ANTH 121 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements.

ANTH 121 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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