2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Anthropology

ANTH 101 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology-GL

Provides exposure to the comparative study of human cultures; examines cultural diversity and the concepts and methods anthropologists use to study culture. This course is a globally intensive course that promotes intercultural competency and global awareness. Successful completion of this course contributes toward the 15 credits of globally intensive curriculum needed to earn the certificate of Global Distinction. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

ANTH 102 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Physical Anthropology

Explains the origins and development of humans including genetics, physical evolution and cultural development, examines fossil and archeological evidence with emphasis on anthropological methods and interpretation. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052, RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

ANTH 103 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Archaeology

Provides an introduction to the techniques of archaeological investigation and analysis. Course work examines the principles of archaeological theory and the reconstruction of social systems of the past. Students gain experience in archaeological investigation, site identification, field excavation, artifact dating, and laboratory analysis. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054, ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052

ANTH 111 – 3 Credits
Introductions to African Civilizations

Provides a survey of the African experience throughout history with a general overview of centers of African civilization from antiquity through contemporary times. The major centers covered include ancient pre-colonial societies of the entire continent of Africa, contact and trade outside societies, enslavement and colonization and independence. The course provides introductory knowledge of the fundamental differences and cultural commonalties that African peoples share with regards to language, religion, culture, family and politics. There is an examination of the influence that African civilization has exerted on other cultures as well as the impact of cross-cultural contacts on the African Diaspora especially that of Americans of African ancestry. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

ANTH 201 – 3 Credits
Globalization in Cross Cultural Perspective

Explores the cultural, political and economic effects of globalization. Introduces students to anthropological theories of globalization and a global perspective on issues such as environmental sustainability, health, poverty, and warfare. This course uses international media to explore the effects of globalization on traditional societies. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: ANTH 101 or SOCL 101