Oct 02, 2023
ANTH 294 - Special Topics-Anthropology 2 Credits: 1-5
Focuses on a special topic in anthropology. Course presentations develop theoretical concepts for students. Students may repeat the course when a different topic is presented.
Enrollment Requirement: Eligible for ENGL& 101 or instructor consent.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Explain main theoretical perspectives of the topic.
- Explain main methodological techniques of the topic.
- Explain concept of the topic.
- Explain basic principles of critical thinking and analysis.
- Define the anthropological concept of cultural relativism.
- Identify the holistic perspective.
- Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
- Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
- Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.
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