Course Description


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Explores the basic contributions of anthropology to the understanding of human behavior and culture and the explanation of similarities and differences among human societies. Addresses the relevance of materials drawn from tribal and peasant culture to problems of the modern world. Stresses the application of anthropological methods to research problems. Credit is awarded for one of the following ANTH 001, ANTH 001H, or ANTH 001W.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Riverside, Anthropology

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Course Equivalence: UCD ANT 002

UC Irvine:
Course Equivalence: ANTHRO 2A
General Education: GE III Social & Behavioral Sciences
GE VIII International/Global Issues

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: GE-Social Analysis.

UC Merced:
Course Equivalence: UC Merced ANTH 001 (Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology). 

UC Riverside:
Course Equivalence: ANTH 001
Major Requirement: Cell and Molecular Biology, Organismal Genetics, Zoology and Physiology, Ecology and Population Biology

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - 1 social science; Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Social Sciences; Warren - may be counted depending on major/PofC/AS; Sixth - 1 social analysis; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Muir - one course in a social sciences theme.

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Course Equivalence: UCSB ANTH 2
General Education: Area D and World Cultures
Major Requirement: Satisfies UCSB ANTH 2 requirements

UC Santa Cruz:
Course Equivalence: UCSC ANTH 2
General Education: CC

Course Creator

Worku Nida
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