ANTH 100 - Introductory Cultural Anthropology (GT-SS3)

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


  • Ferraro, Gary. Cultural Anthropology: An Applied Perspective. 7th, 8th, or 9th edition.
  • Angeloni, E. (ed.). Anthropology: Annual Editions 14/15 or 37th edition. McGraw-Hill.
  • Holloway, Kris (2006). Monique and the Mango Rains: Two Years With a Midwife in Mali. Waveland Press. ISBN 978-1577664352.
  • Boo, Katherine (2014). Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. Random House. ISBN 978-0812979329.

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).

Important Information

Please have all textbooks in-hand at the beginning of the course.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbook information is found at the bottom of the course description above.


Barbara Hawthorne

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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.

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