Apr 25, 2019  
2008-2009 University Catalogue 
    
2008-2009 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

LASS 850 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology


An exploration of the nature of human culture, its variations and the anthropological explanations of these differences ranging from symbolic, functional, to 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; religion and cultural change; marriage and family; ethnicity and race; the impact of globalization, tourism and cultural change.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: LACR 102

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs