Jun 07, 2023
SS 473 - World Societies3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
The purpose of this course is to assist the student in becoming a better world citizen through cultural understanding. By uncovering the sources, forces, and factors that form societies, the student will develop a deeper appreciation for, and a clearer understanding of, the rich cultural diversity of our world. (prereq: None)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Know more about being human.
- Understand that cultural differences may have roots in physical and social environments.
- Be more tolerant and understanding of other peoples and ways.
Prerequisites by Topic
- What is anthropology? (3 classes)
- The concepts of culture (5 classes)
- Various schools of thought in cultural anthropology. (1 class)
- Evolution (4 classes)
- Language of culture (1 class)
- Food getting (2 classes)
- Economic systems (2 classes)
- Social stratification (1 class)
- Sex and culture (1 class)
- Marriage and the family (3 classes)
- Ethnographics (7 classes)
- Tests (2 classes)
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