Anthropology 1100 introduces cultural anthropology as a subfield of anthropology that studies contemporary societies. This course on patterns in human behavior and on culture as the way people live and adapt to their various situations. Emphasis is placed on the diversity of cultural patterns throughout the world and the essential humanity of all people. Examples from a wide variety of cultures are presented in a variety of formats.


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Credit Hours

3 credit hours (3 lecture hours)



Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.