SRJC Course Outlines

10/23/2021 2:15:33 PMANTHRO 2 Course Outline as of Spring 2004

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ANTHRO 2Title:  CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY  
Full Title:  Cultural Anthropology
Last Reviewed:2/22/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled03 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
Untitled document
Exploration of human cultural diversity and interrelationships on a global scale.  Comparative analysis of traditions such as kinship, childrearing, religion, magic, political systems, relationship to nature, and language.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Exploration of human cultural diversity and interrelationships on a global scale.  Comparative analysis of traditions such as kinship, childrearing, religion, magic, political systems, relationship to nature, and language.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Inactive: 
 Area:D
H
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Global Perspective and Environmental Literacy
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 DSocial ScienceFall 1981
 D1Anthropology and Archeology  
 D5Geography  
 D6History  
 D7Interdisc Social or Behavioral Science  
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 4Social and Behavioral ScienceFall 1981
 4AAnthropology and Archeology  
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
Untitled document
Students completing this course will be able to:
1. Identify and analyze patterns of diversity (uniqueness) and global
  culture (interconnected or interrelated patterns of culture).
2. Comprehend and apply the concepts of cultural relativity,
  ethnocentrism, culture, modernism, post-modernism, and globalization.
3. Evaluate varying human responses to similar social and environmental
  challenges.
4. Apply introductory terms and concepts used in contemporary
  ethnographic description.
5. Locate and contrast a broad range of cultures presented in
  readings and class sessions
6. Synthesize and critique various field methods and theories regarding
  the study of culture today and in the past.
7. Classify and analyze the confrontation and/or convergence of local
  and global culture patterns in recent contexts.

Topics and Scope
Untitled document
To be explored in local, regional, and global (or interconnected)
contexts.
1. The concept of culture in local and global use today.
2. Variations in collecting and analyzing cultural data (ethnography and
  ethnology).
3. Language and communication in individual and global cultural contexts.
4. Human relationships with nature; subsistence; and patterns of
  environmental balance.
5. Economic exchange in various cultural and global settings.
6. Kinship, marriage, and the family.
7. Childrearing and its relationship to personality in regional and
  global settings.
8. Religion and magic as forces of human unification and/or conflict.
9. Culture change and the future of globalization in anthropological
  perspective.

Assignments:
Untitled document
Students enrolled in this class will complete written assignments that
involve either classic term paper research or data collection and analysis
in a local or field population.  All textbooks will be read as homework.
Map tests and film response papers may be assigned at preference of the
instructor.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 40%
Term papers, FIELD STUDY OR BOOK REVIEWS
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
60 - 70%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
Untitled document
  Haviland, Wm. A
   2001 Cultural Anthropology, 10th edition. New York: Harcourt Brace.
 Kottack, Conrad Phillip
   2000 Cultural Anthropology, 8th edition. Boston: McGraw Hill.
 Ember and Ember
   1999 Cultural Anthropology, 9th edition. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

Print PDF