Anthropology (ANTH) Courses

ANTH1050 Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of humankind in all of its diversity. It is divided into four subfields: physical (biological) anthropology, archeology, linguistic anthropology, and cultural anthropology. This course is focused primarily on cultural anthropology, which pays particular attention to culture and its pivotal influence on the social institutions and life experiences that make us human. Culture refers to the values, traditions and social practices shared by a group of people at a particular time and place. This course uses anthropology with its holistic approach and its emphasis on the ethnographic method (participant observation) to examine the richness and complexity of the human experience.
Prerequisite(s): ENG1020 or ENG1024 or English placement.
Offered at Online, Providence
3 Semester Credits