ANT100-009: Introduction to Anthropology

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
An introduction to archaeology, physical and cultural anthropology and linguistics, emphasizing the comparative approach and an evolutionary perspective.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
The requirements in Arts and Humanities, History, the Social and Behavioral Sciences,
and the Natural and Life Sciences are intended to help you to:

  • understand the historical frameworks of and interactions between diverse disciplines.
  • understand and apply research techniques from different disciplines.
  • learn how to collect, organize, and interpret data using current technology.
  • assess the validity of diverse sources of information.

REQUIRED READINGS:

Park, Michael Alan (2005). INTRODUCING ANTHROPOLOGY WITH POWER-WEB. McGraw-Hill Co.
(Edition 3). ISBN: 0073210420 OR 13-9780073210421.

Angelou, Elvio (Ed.) (2007). ANNUAL EDITIONS: PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 07/08. McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 0073397261 or 13: 9780073397269.

Koff, Clea (2005). THE BONE WOMAN: A FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGIST’S SEARCH FOR TRUTH IN RWANDA, BOSNIA, AND KOSOVO. Random House. ISBN: 978-0-676-97607-6 (0-676-97607-7)