Nov 30, 2023
ANTH 300 - Anthropology of Global Change
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D
An introduction to applied and economic anthropology. The relevance of anthropology to contemporary socio-economic issues and challenges including applications to education, infectious disease, criminalization, gentrification, imperialism, and economic globalization.
Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area D1-2 requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground, or Hybrid or Online-Asynchronous.
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:
- define and explain essential terms in anthropology (particularly, applied and sociocultural anthropology);
- use anthropological frameworks and theories to examine contemporary cultural issues;
- explain how participant-observation can be used to study social problems;
- and analyze opposing viewpoints using evidence rather than preconceived notions.
UD-D. Upper-division Social Sciences Learning Outcomes
- 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;
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply accurately disciplinary concepts of the social or behavioral sciences; and
- 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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