Examines different schools of anthropological thought and the concept of culture from a historical perspective. Emphasis placed upon the importance of culture in explaining similarities and differences in our evolving world system. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).
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|CRN||Campus / Bldg / Rm||Time||Days||Dates|
|14584||Web||—||—||09-Jan-2017 thru 25-Mar-2017|
Instructor: Mary M Courtis
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact the department at 971-722-4289.
Course details: CRN 14584
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Students will complete weekly quizzes and post to 1-2 discussion forums a week. In addition students will complete 3 out of 5 short paper assignments. These short paper assignments include: writing a life history of an older relative or person, observing a child's enculturation process, doing participant-observation at a cultural event such as the PCC winter Pow Wow, interviewing a person who has been marginalized by American culture, or using the anthropological concept of deep play to analyze the cultural meaning and value of college or professional sports.