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Introduction to Anthropology


This course is an overview of anthropology with emphasis on the traditional subfields of archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistics and cultural anthropology. Included is the study of human physical evolution through the fossil record and man's place in nature. The development of culture is examined from pre-historic times to the present. An emphasis is placed on the better understanding of our culture through the comparison of different cultures throughout the world. Topics include archaeology, human variation, folklore, kinship, and religion. This course satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirement. A grade of "C" or higher must be attained.

Class Hours: 
REA 0017 or REA 0011 or REA 0019 and ENC 0025 or ENC 0021 or ENC 0022 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher for each course) or appropriate placement test scores. Students who are not required to take the common placement test or enroll in developmental education courses do not have to satisfy prerequisites.
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