Search Results for: anthropology

Examines dynamics of socio-cultural change and how anthropological concepts and methods can be applied to address contemporary human problems. Explores ethical dimensions of applied work, and how anthropologists can successfully work in collaboration with communities and organizations. Case studies demonstrate how anthropologists work in the field of health, education, international development, natural resource conservation, tourism, […]

An introduction to the study of people and cultures around the world. A brief survey of the 4 major divisions of anthropology (archaeology, cultural, physical, linguistics) is followed by a comprehensive discussion of the concept of culture and its technological, social and ideological components. Falls and Springs. (GACO)

A scientific examination of humans as biological organisms. Surveys current research on evolutionary theory and principles; introductory Mendelian, molecular and population genetics; human biological adaptation and diversity; nonhuman primate biology and behavior; human and nonhuman fossil record. Humans are members of the Kingdom Animalia and the Order Primates and thus share many features with other […]

Bachelor of Arts The Anthropology and Sociology program at Plymouth State University offers the chance to embark on a comprehensive study of human behavior. Anthropology/Sociology majors learn to appreciate global social issues by understanding that human diversity and human problems must be examined in the context of cultures and societies. Anthropologists and sociologists use the […]

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Introduces the Social Science student to the importance and uses of Statistics in disciplines such as History, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work and Political Science. Focuses on a beginning level understanding of probability, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics using applied examples from Social Science disciplines. Students are also introduced to computer applications for Social Science […]

Concepts of illness, wellness, and healing reflect the societies and cultures in which they are found. Compares ways in which a variety of Western (e.g., France, Germany, United States) and non-Western (South American, African) societies and cultures think about and institutionalize health and illness. Selected topics include: changing health and nutritional status from human prehistory […]

Heritage Studies Foundations is designed for those interested in bringing heritage studies to areas such as schools, museums, and historical societies. Relevant concepts and techniques used in history, geography, English, anthropology, and sociology will be presented so participants may create models for class exercises, build museum exhibits, and incorporate heritage studies methodology into their work. […]

Exploration of hip-hop through the “broad spectrum approach” of performance studies. Use of anthropology, ethnography, writing, data, and theatre and ritual studies support student inquiry. Students create and perform hip-hop through lyric writing, visual art, and breakdance. Falls and Springs. (CTDI)