Course Code: ANTH100 Course ID: 3738 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course introduces students to human nature and behavior from the broad, holistic perspective of contemporary U.S. American anthropology. The four primary sub-fields of anthropology, biological, cultural, linguistics, and archaeology, will be discussed in order to integrate various aspects of the human condition.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|09/28/20 - 02/26/21||03/01/21 - 04/25/21||Winter 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|10/26/20 - 04/02/21||04/05/21 - 05/30/21||Spring 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
CO1: Recognize and demonstrate respect for human differences
CO2: Summarize a range of anthropological terms
CO3: Explain the different sub-fields of anthropology
CO4: Describe how anthropology uses the scientific method as a guide in forming its own unique theories
CO5: Explain the holistic nature of anthropology
CO6: Demonstrate basic knowledge of key concepts within the field of anthropology, including an understanding of the complexities, diversity, and history of human evolution
CO7: Demonstrate an understanding of culture and how it helps frame our societies (family, lifestyle, lineage, language and communication) and its evolution, how it mirrors biological evolution
CO8: Demonstrate an understanding of human past, both distant and more recent, and how our past can be used to comment on our future
Participation in classroom dialogue on threaded Discussions is required in some weeks. Instructions and specific grading rubrics are found under the Discussions tab in our classroom.
This course includes Assignments. Instructions and specific grading rubrics are found under the Assignments tab in our classroom.
Extra credit is not offered in this course.
|Week 1 Forum||8.00 %|
|Week 2 Forum||8.00 %|
|Week 4 Forum||8.00 %|
|Week 6 Forum||8.00 %|
|Week 8 Forum||8.00 %|
|Assignment 1: Backyard Archaeology||20.00 %|
|Assignment 2: Mini Ethnography||20.00 %|
|Assignment 3: Studying Change||20.00 %|
All course materials are free and provided in our Library. Link to our eReserve page in the Library and select this course to access your materials.
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
Not current for future courses.