Foundations of Anthropological Theory

Foundations of Anthropological Theory
This class will introduce students to the ideas of foundational thinkers in cultural and archaeological anthropology from the beginning of the 20th century up to the present day. Students will be expected to apply these thinkers' ideas to their own research projects.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining ANTHR 202
Course Outcomes: 

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Students will gain a knowledge of the foundational theorists of both sociocultural and archaeological anthropology, particularly at the turn of the 20th century.

Research Skills and Methods

Students will gain personal skills in evaluating the relevance and/or applicability of foundational theorists in sociocultural anthropology and archaeology.

Human Cultural Diversity

Students will gain a recognition of our reliance on foundational theory in our world today.

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Students will gain an increased aptitude for critical thinking and expression through course assigments.