Jun 07, 2020  
2006-2007 University Catalogue 
    
2006-2007 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

LASS 850 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology


The nature and variation in human cultures and various explanations of these differences (i.e., symbolic, functional, and historical). This survey of culture in Western and non-Western societies considers a number of special topics such as language and society; cultural identity and the arts; gender; marriage and family; and social ranking power relations. The impact of globalization, tourism, and cultural change is also considered. Formerly HU 267

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: LACR 102

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs