University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 07, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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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.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

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

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