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ANTH 4
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Description:This course explores how anthropologists study and compare human culture. Cultural anthropologists seek to understand the broad arc of human experience focusing on a set of central issues: how people around the world make their living (subsistence patterns); how they organize themselves socially, politically and economically; how they communicate; how they relate to each other through family and kinship ties; what they believe about the world (belief systems); how they express themselves creatively (expressive culture); how they make distinctions among themselves such as through applying gender, racial and ethnic identity labels; how they have shaped and been shaped by social inequalities such as colonialism; and how they navigate culture change and processes of globalization that affect us all. Ethnographic case studies highlight these similarities and differences, and introduce students to how anthropologists do their work, employ professional anthropological research ethics and apply their perspectives and skills to understand humans around the globe. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online. [C-ID ANTH 120]
Recommended Preparation:Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in ENGL 1A
Transferability:CSU; UC 
Repeatability:May be repeated once if grade was D or F.
Grading Type:Credit Course For Grade Or P/NP
Monterey Campus sections - FALL 2019
 SectDaysHoursInstructorLocationRoomUnitsStatusTotal SeatsEnroll countSeats LeftWait List countDatesBook Link
 0180MW12:30 pm - 1:45 pmKary EMontereySS1043.00Too Late to Add3117140 out of 99 8/16/19 - 12/13/19
 0019TTh12:30 pm - 1:45 pmKary EMontereySS2053.00Too Late to Add4514310 out of 99 8/16/19 - 12/13/19
Online sections - FALL 2019
 SectDaysHoursInstructorLocationRoomUnitsStatusTotal SeatsEnroll countSeats LeftWait List countDatesBook Link
 0020OnlineHours Per WeekWilson NOnlineONLINE3.00Too Late to Add4026141 out of 99 8/16/19 - 12/13/19
 ONLINE COURSE: This course is taught using Canvas. Click on the Lobo Apps link on the MPC home page to access Canvas, your MPC e-mail, and other online tools. Students must have regular access to a computer with high-speed Internet access and be familiar with using the Internet. Visit the Canvas Help Desk for help accessing your online course. For course information e-mail nwilson@mpc.edu