ANTH218 Anthropology of Children and Childhood


General Education Category and Learning Outcomes
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Analyzing the Natural World -Understand and critically evaluate information and concepts in the natural and mathematical sciences.

-Use and understand scientific method to analyze ideas and obtain knowledge.

-Appreciate the value of and difference between scientific laws, theories, hypotheses, and speculation.

-Use scientific and mathematical reasoning to make relevant distinctions among ideas.

-Think critically about contemporary issues in science and technology.


Understanding the Individual and Society

-Recognize, describe, and explain social institutions, structures, and processes and the complexities of a global culture and diverse society.

-Think critically about how individuals influence and are influenced by political, geographic, economic, cultural, and family institutions in their own and other cultures and explain how one's knowledge and beliefs may differ from others.

-Explain the relationship between the individual and society as it influences (1) individuals' cognition, ethics, social interactions, communication practices and affect; and (2) the quality of life of the individual, the family, and the community.

-Examine how literature, history, ethical systems, scientific inquiry, or communicative practice shape our knowledge and perception of individuals and social structures.


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