University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 09, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

ANTH 611B - Anthropology of Islam and Muslim Cultures

(3 units)
Overview of anthropological research on Islam and Muslim cultures. Students are introduced to the diversity and complexity of Muslim cultures.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify and explain the importance of basic concepts, key terms, and historical events in the Islamic tradition.
2. demonstrate familiarity with the diversity and complexity of Muslim cultures around the world.
3. compare and analyze how Muslims in different cultural contexts relate to universal and local aspects of the Islamic tradition.
4. describe how anthropologists have contributed to an understanding of Islam and Muslim cultures, and will know the key anthropologists working in this field.

Click here for course scheduling information. | Check course textbook information

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)