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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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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:

  1. define and explain essential terms in anthropology (particularly, applied and sociocultural anthropology);
  2. use anthropological frameworks and theories to examine contemporary cultural issues;
  3. explain how participant-observation can be used to study social problems;
  4. and analyze opposing viewpoints using evidence rather than preconceived notions.

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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