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2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AN 1000 - Introduction to Anthropology

This course provides an introduction to the discipline of anthropology and is intended to help students come to a better understanding of the human condition through an examination of cultures and societies across geographic space and time. Students learn about the subfields of anthropology which include physical anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, applied anthropology, and socio-cultural anthropology. The main focus will be in socio-cultural anthropology. Students are also introduced to an anthropological epistemology through a familiarity with some anthropological theories and will have first-hand experience with anthropological research methodology resulting in a written research paper.