SOC260 Cultural Anthropology

Lead Faculty: Dr. Lorna L. Zukas

Course Description

An introduction to the principles and processes of anthropology and culture. This course offers a mix of theoretical approaches that include evolutionism, historical particularism, diffusionism, functionalism and French structuralism, as well as methods of fieldwork and ethnography. Students explore the impact of culture on human behavior, the interrelationships among different parts of a culture and the adaptive quality of cultural systems.