Dec 01, 2022  
2021-2022 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 202 - Cultural Anthropology


4 Credit(s)

Gen Ed: CG
A survey of the sub-discipline of anthropology that uses the concept of culture to interpret human history and behavior in all societies and at all times. Introduction to the various research methods of cultural anthropology. Emphasis is placed on the application of social and cultural concepts when analyzing behavior. The lab component of the course will give students training in a number of ethnographic data collection and analysis techniques commonly used by cultural anthropologists. Labs will include informal and semi-structured interviews, ethno-semantic domains, genealogy, survey design, archival research, social networks, comparative analysis, and fieldwork ethics. Counts for Asian Studies and Native American Studies. Fall.

Note: Lab required



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