Academic Catalog 2023-2024

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Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH 1100 — Introduction to Anthropology   3 credit hours

This course provides an introduction to the study of culture and society in comparative perspective. It examines biocultural evolution, prehistory, language, and comparative social and cultural systems. It includes examples from societies around the world to illustrate basic principles of formation, structure, and distribution of human institutions. It focuses particularly on the contribution that knowledge of cultural diversity makes toward understanding the modern world.

Schedule type: Independent Study, Lecture, Web

ANTH 2100 — Anthropology of Sex and Gender   3 credit hours

This course introduces gender concepts from an anthropological perspective. It explores a variety of these concepts in a cross-cultural framework, such as homosexuality, bisexuality, transgender, gay, and lesbian. Gender inequalities will also be covered through topics such as arranged marriage, same-sex marriage, gender-based violence, human trafficking, and prostitution.

Schedule type: Independent Study, Lecture, Web