Nov 30, 2023
ANTH 354 - China
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D
Cultural patterns, social structures, and regional variations of China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong; their traditional, present, and future roles in the world.
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.
Possible Instructional Methods: Online-Asynchronous.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-D - Upper Division Social Sciences
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- identify the basic features of Chinese social institutions, cultural beliefs, and cultural practices;
- evaluate the roles of gender, hierarchy, and identity in Chinese societies as they affect individual experiences;
- discuss those elements of Chinese culture that illustrate basic anthropological concepts and theories;
- examine the regional variations of Chinese culture;
- compare cinematic representations with ethnographic representations of cultures;
- discuss the limitations of popular movies as a window into other cultures.
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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