Oct 25, 2020
ANT 101 - General Anthropology
Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course is the study of physical and cultural anthropology. This course explores subfields of anthropology to examine primatology, human palenotology, human variation, archeology and ethnology.
Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100 and RDG 100 with a minimum grade of “C” required.
- The Importance of Anthropology
- Research Methods in Anthropology
- Genetics and Evolution
- Human Variation and Adaptation
- Primates: Present and Past
- The First Hominids
- The Emergence of Homo Sapiens
- Food Production and the Rise of States
- Culture and Culture Change
- Language and Communication
- Social Stratification: Class, Ethnicity and Racism
- Sex and Gender
- Marriage, Family and Kinship
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Identify the core concepts in cultural anthropology, archaeology, and physical anthropology.
- Discuss cultural relativism, ethnocentrism, and the holistic approach that separates anthropology from other sciences.
- Describe the fundamentals of physical anthropology, and evolutionary theory.
- Define the concept of culture and discuss the processes of culture change.
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- Required materials for all online courses
- Mandatory Attendance Requirement
- Proctored Exams
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- Academic Integrity
- Academic Misconduct
- Add/Drop period
- Appeals Process
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- Services For Students with Disabilities
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Official Course Syllabus