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ANTH 636 - History of Anthropology

(3 units)
Anthropological ideas about humanity and culture in Western social thought. Comparison of contemporary theories of culture and society. Required of majors in senior year.

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the forebears of anthropological thought and how these antecedents helped establish the discipline in the Enlightenment period.
2. Students will be able to synthesize the thought processes of the natural and social sciences to comprehend how anthropology coalesced as a discipline in its current form.
3. Students will be able to articulate the affinities between humanities and sciences to understand anthropology’s interdisciplinary approach in examining past and contemporary human issues.
4. Students will be able to demonstrate improved core skills and knowledge through oral and written assignments.


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