Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2021

ANTH 102   Culture,Diversity,Inequality
Credits1
RestrictionsNo 2023 2022 Instr perm req during Drop/Add
Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
DistributionSocial Relations,Inst.& Agents
Core AreaNone

Provides an introduction to cultural anthropology and is intended to help students come to a better understanding of human cultures and societies through the analysis and comparison of specific cases. Students study diverse societies from a wide range of geographic areas and examine topics such as kinship and marriage, economic organization, religion, gender, and social change. Students learn about some of the major theories and theorists in cultural anthropology and examine the way cultural anthropologists collect and interpret data, particularly in the course of fieldwork.