Aspects of society and culture: kinship, beliefs, economy, and political order among peoples worldwide. Methods and perspectives used in social/cultural anthropology.

Course Details

This course fulfills a BYU Core requirement for Global and Cultural Awareness.
Course Outline
Lesson 1: Human Being: A Philosophical Foundation
Lesson 2: An Anthropological Approach: Comparative, Holistic, and Ethnographic
Lesson 3: The Ethnographer’s Task: Exploring Other Worlds
Lesson 4: Life Stories: Culture, History, and Personal Experience
Lesson 5: When Worlds Collide
Lesson 6: Humanizing Our Attitudes and Actions
Lesson 7: Reimagining Your Future: Personal and Professional
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Life Stories—Culture, History, and Personal Experience (BYU packet) (Required)
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The Elements of Style- 4th Edition (Required)
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The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World (Required)
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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures (Required)
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