goal of this course is to introduce you to the foundational concepts,
methods, and data of cultural anthropology.
We will critically think,
read, and watch films about cultural differences, ethnic diversity,
and the relationship between power and action. We will review ethnographic
work that explains and describes anthropological phenomena. You
will also practice the methods of anthropology through small fieldwork
projects and learn more about what it takes to become a "professional
In all these respects,
the course contributes to the wider aims of a liberal arts education,
and I hope you find the goals of this course useful in many aspects
of your life as an NVC student and beyond!
ONLINE students are strongly encouraged to:
1.Read and understand Strategies for Success in Online Classes.
Enroll in CISA 100: Orientation for the Successful Online Student prior to taking an online anthropology course.
3. Read and understand "How to Get Started in Your Online Class."
4. Consider taking the quiz, "Is Online Education for Me?" You may be surprised at your results!