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ASB 102 Cultural Anthropology
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: Cultural (Ethnic/Race/Gender) Awareness   Global/International Awareness   Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: Principles and concepts of sociocultural anthropology and anthropological linguistics with illustrations from a variety of cultures around the world.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Recall research methods and purposes in cultural anthropology and point out limitations of various research methods.
2. (Analysis Level) Contrast cultural relativism and ethnocentrism; discuss value of cultural relativism in fostering appreciation of diversity.
3. (Analysis Level) Discuss and illustrate the characteristics of culture.
4. (Comprehension Level) Discuss sociocultural systems, including language, economics, marriage and family, kinship and descent, subsistence, aesthetic systems, political organization, religion, health, and education, their variations across cultures, and the merits of such variations.
5. (Analysis Level) Identify, analyze, and discuss issues concerning ethnicity, race, gender, and social stratification across cultures.
6. (Analysis Level) Identify, discuss, and contrast types of culture change and the impact of globalization.
7. (Application Level) Demonstrate the value of diversity in cultural, ethnic-racial, and gender-based values and practices.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None