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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 431 - Advanced Anthropological Theory

Units: 3
Seminar in history and philosophy of anthropological thought: its place among the sciences and the humanities, schools of thought and the respective contributions of eminent anthropologists.

Prerequisites: Senior Standing.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Course Typically Offered: Spring ONLY

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. identify, summarize, and sequence the basic schools of anthropological thought;
  2. discuss the major theoretical developments in anthropology since its inception as a discipline in the late nineteenth century to the present day;
  3. compare American anthropology with British and French anthropology;
  4. discuss the role of anthropological theory in social research.

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