SRJC Course Outlines

8/8/2022 12:34:05 PMANTHRO 2 Course Outline as of Fall 2010

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ANTHRO 2Title:  CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY  
Full Title:  Cultural Anthropology
Last Reviewed:4/25/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR.25 Contact DHR4.38
 Contact Total3.25 Contact Total56.88
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 161.88 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Exploration of human cultural diversity and interrelationships on a global scale. Comparative analysis of traditions such as kinship, childrearing, religion, magic, political systems, language, and relationship to nature.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

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, language, and relationship to nature.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
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:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify and analyze patterns of diversity (uniqueness) and global
  culture (interconnected or interrelated patterns of culture).
2. Identify and apply the concepts of cultural relativism,
  ethnocentrism, 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 on a world map a diversity 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 the post World War II period.

Topics and Scope
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To be explored in local, regional, and global (or interconnected) contexts
I.     The concept of culture in local and global use today
II.    Variations in collecting and analyzing cultural data
          A.     Ethnography
         B.     Ethnology
III.   Cultural relativism and objectivity
IV.   Language and communication in individual and global cultural contexts
V.    Human relationships with nature
         A.     Subsistence
         B.     Patterns of environmental balance
VI.   Economic exchange in various cultural and global settings
         A.     Reciprocity
         B.     Market exchange
VII.  Kinship, marriage, and the family
         A.     Gender roles
         B.     Kinship systems and terminologies
VIII. Childrearing and its relationship to personality in regional and global settings
IX.   Religious or belief systems as forces of human unification and/or conflict
X.    Culture change and the future of globalization in anthropological perspective
         A.     Indigenous groups and national governments
         B.     Multinational corporations
         C.     The Internet

Assignments:
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Representative Assignments:
1.  Read at least 20 pages/wk in texts or supplementary readings.
2.  Two to ten learning assessments, which may include quizzes, short essays, or group projects.
3.  Write a minimum of 750 words in the form of analyses, reaction papers, field studies or book reviews.
4.  Two to four exams including a final.
5.  Independent study required of all students in the form of museum assignments completed in the Santa Rosa Junior College Multicultural Museum  or similar SRJC venues.  A minimum of 2 hours of museum study is required over the course of the semester.

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%
Reaction papers, analyses, field studies, and/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
55 - 65%
Essay and multiple choice exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Required SRJC Museum (or similar venues) visitation and assignment


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Cultural Anthropology. 12th edition. Haviland, Wm. A. , et.al.. New York: Harcourt Brace: 2008
 
Cultural Anthropology, 7th edition. Schultz, Emily A. and Lavenda, R.H.   New York: Oxford University Press: 2009
 
Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, 6th edition. Kottak, C.P. New York: McGraw Hill: 2008

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