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Course Details

Course Code: ANTH202 Course ID: 3737 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is designed to acquaint the novice anthropology student with anthropology and its various sub-fields, examining cross-cultural, global, comparative, and critical perspectives on human behavior and culture, as well as the diversity of human cultures from hunter-gatherers to industrialized city dwellers. The implications of socio-cultural analysis of economic, social, symbolic, and religious systems are also considered.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After you have completed this course, you should be able to:


CO1- Define cultural anthropology as one of anthropology’s four subfields

CO2- Describe what is meant by ethnocentrism and cultural relativism

CO3- Explain the methodology of and purpose for conducting anthropological fieldwork

CO4- State what is meant by culture and examine the processes of cultural change

CO5- Differentiate language and communication in both human and non-human primates

CO6- Classify the structure of language using terms such as: morphology, phonology, syntax, and semantics

CO7- Discuss how culture is learned, cross-culturally, by describing various practices including male and female initiation rites, differences in childrearing, and third genders

CO8- Recall differences in marriage and kinship systems, cross culturally

CO9- Appraise the various subsistence patterns across the world, explaining how resources are allocated in non-western societies

CO10- Compare western and nonwestern artwork and religious practices and beliefs

After you have completed this course, you should be able to:


CO1- Define cultural anthropology as one of anthropology’s four subfields

CO2- Describe what is meant by ethnocentrism and cultural relativism

CO3- Explain the methodology of and purpose for conducting anthropological fieldwork

CO4- State what is meant by culture and examine the processes of cultural change

CO5- Differentiate language and communication in both human and non-human primates

CO6- Classify the structure of language using terms such as: morphology, phonology, syntax, and semantics

CO7- Discuss how culture is learned, cross-culturally, by describing various practices including male and female initiation rites, differences in childrearing, and third genders

CO8- Recall differences in marriage and kinship systems, cross culturally

CO9- Appraise the various subsistence patterns across the world, explaining how resources are allocated in non-western societies

CO10- Compare western and nonwestern artwork and religious practices and beliefs

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.