ANT 101 : Social and Cultural Anthropology

This course is a study of basic anthropological thought with emphasis on the characteristics and development of early cultures, contemporary primitive societies, comparative studies of institutions, culture change, and the influence of culture on individual behavior. Three lecture hours per week. Gen. Ed. Competencies Met: Multicultural and Social Perspectives.


1. Survey the diversity of human cultural ecological adaptations over time and space. 2. Demonstrate an understanding of the relationships between biological, linguistic and cultural evolution. 3. Demonstrate an understanding of the history and theory of cultural anthropology. 4. Apply ethnographic and comparative methods.