The study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behaviors and institutions. Introduces the major sub-fields: physical and cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, their applications, and ethics in the discipline.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirements

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Describe the key concepts and methods of anthropology
  • Compare and contrast the sub-fields of anthropology, including but not limited to physical anthropology, cultural anthropology, and archaeology
  • Demonstrate an understanding of anthropological approaches to human diversity

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0


  • Must be TSI Complete for Reading