ANTH 100 - Introductory Cultural Anthropology (GT-SS3)

  • 3 credits

Human societies and their cultural settings, variation in beliefs, social customs, and technologies; human differences in anthropological terms.

This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Social/Behavioral Sciences (Category 3C) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Human Behavior, Culture, or Social Frameworks (GT-SS3).

Textbook and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Anthropology: Annual Editions 15/16
    Angeloni, Elvio (ed.)
    ISBN: 978-0078051012
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore
  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity (2014)
    Boo, Katherine
    ISBN: 978-0812979329
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore
  • Cultural Anthropology: An Applied Perspective, 10th Ed. (2015)
    Ferraro, Gary and Andreatta, Susan
    ISBN: 978-1285738499
  • Monique and the Mango Rains: Two Years with a Midwife in Mali (2006)
    Holloway, Kris
    ISBN: 978-1577664352


Barbara Hawthorne

(970) 351-2153 |

Dr. Barbara Hawthorne's research areas include applied anthropology, art expression and representation, community engagement, immigrant populations in the United States with emphasis on Mexican-American studies in northern Colorado; multicultural education, gender studies; research and methodologies in anthropology and education; cultural change and globalization; gender studies; human sexuality; and museoloogy.