2021-2022 Greensburg Campus Catalog


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
What are people like? What motivates them? How is "culture" constituted? How do we study culture, past and present? What might be the distinctions between culture and society in approaches to the study of human behavior? To what extent is human behavior comparable and universal? This course seeks to address these questions by examining the development of theory in anthropology from its 19th century roots to the present. We shall do this by looking at some major paradigms (evolution, structuralism, processualism, post structuralism, etc.) And methodologies that have shaped the cultural component of anthropology (sociocultural anthropology and archaeology) as we find it today. This course is required for students in the sociocultural track, and is recommended for students in the archaeology track.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Requirements: PREQ: ANTH 0582 or 0780; PLAN: Anthroplogy major

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