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ANTH202 - Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology focuses on understanding current living human cultures, and the beliefs and practices that make social life possible. Special attention is given to cultural areas, including family and kinship structure, economic organization, gender roles, enculturation, spirituality and religion, human rights and stratification, cultural change and globalization. This course is designed to broaden one’s worldview of people living in various cultures. The issues of ethnocentrism and cultural relativism are addressed through cross-cultural perspectives. Students will also conduct interviews and observation and research a specific culture of their choice. ANTH 202 fulfills the SUNY General Education Other World Civilizations or the Social Sciences requirement. An honors section is offered. Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 090 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.). Fall and spring semesters.

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