Introduction to the study of human culture and the concepts, theories, and methods used in the comparative study of sociocultural systems, with an emphasis on understanding and appreciating human diversity. Topics include a cross-cultural exploration of: subsistence strategies; social, political and economic organization; language and communication; marriage and kinship; religion; gender; ethnicity and race; social inequality; culture change; and the effects of colonialism and globalization. Focus is made on the application of anthropological perspectives to contemporary social issues.
Not open to students with credit in ANTH 2AH.
- Hours: 4 hours lecture per week. 48 hours total per quarter. (48 hours total per quarter.)
- Foothill GE Area:Social & Behavioral Sciences
CSU and UC
Information regarding how this course is applied toward CSU GE/Breadth or IGETC certification is available at:
Foothill Transfer GE Guide
For more information about the online anthropology degree, see foothill.edu/onlinelearning/students/aa_courses/aa_anthropology.html