ANP 201: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology introduces students to the methods and theories of cultural anthropology by exploring themes that are of fundamental concern to the discipline today. How do we come to understand communities and cultures that are not our own? What is cultural description and how does someone go about producing respectful and sensitive portrayals of other people’s lives? How do we understand and write about cultural interactions and the impacts of globalization on both people and the environment?
Students can take this course online from anywhere in the world and make progress towards their degree. All that students need is a computer, a modern browser, and a broadband internet connection. None of the anthropology online classes have an on-campus component or require that students purchase expensive textbooks.