Jun 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog (BETA) 
    
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog (BETA)
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ANTH 350 - Indigenous Peoples of California


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D
Archaeology, ethno-history, and ethnography of the people living in and around what is now known as California before Old World-New World contact.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area D1-3 requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Equivalent Quarter Course: ANTH 3505.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-D - Upper Division Social Sciences
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
 

  1. Have a comprehensive understanding of the cultural diversity of California past and present, and how it fits into the larger cultural region of North America.
  2. Gain a nuanced understanding of the history of Indigenous Peoples in California, as well as insight into contemporary issues they face.  Analyze how power and social identity affect social outcomes for different cultural and economic groups using methods of social science inquiry and vocabulary appropriate to those methods.
  3. Achieve a basic understanding of different anthropological approaches to researching Indigenous Peoples, including ethnography, ethnohistory, and ethnology. Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply accurately disciplinary concepts of the social or behavioral sciences; and;
  4. Be able to critically evaluate information, scholarship, history, and public perceptions regarding the Indigenous Peoples of California. Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to effectively plan or conduct research using an appropriate method of the social or behavioral sciences. 


UD-D. Upper-division Social Sciences Learning Outcomes
 

  1. analyze how power and social identity affect social outcomes for different cultural and economic groups using methods of social science inquiry and vocabulary appropriate to those methods;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply accurately disciplinary concepts of the social or behavioral sciences; and
  3. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to effectively plan or conduct research using an appropriate method of the social or behavioral sciences.



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