SOAN 191 - Anthropological Inquiry

Description
Anthropology is a comparative science that examines all societies, ancient and modern, simple and complex. Anthropological Inquiry introduces students to anthropology's four main subdisciplines (sociocultural, archaeological, biological, and linguistic anthropology) as well as a fifth, more recent addition, applied anthropology. It presents anthropology as a social science mode of inquiry, introducing anthropology's major investigative methods and approaches, important anthropological concepts and principles, and anthropology's ongoing self-critique and professional development. With its ethnographic breadth and concern with cultural processes over time and within and between human societies, this course also teaches cross-cultural and intercultural perspectives that go beyond simple observation of cultural difference to more complex understandings of cultural diversity and interaction among the world's peoples.
Credits
3
Attributes
Intercultural, Instructional Technology Fee, Liberal Arts & Sciences Hours, Social Scientific Mode
Recent Professors
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
1