Symbolic Anthropology

Symbolic Anthropology
Social use and understanding of semiotics, signs, symbols, and other meaningful forms as critically constitutive of culture.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining ANTHR 436
Course Outcomes: 

Understanding Human Cultures

Through course assignments, students will gain a deeper appreciation of the human condition and develop a more penetrating vision of the human experience, an enhanced understanding of human beings and being human.

Symbols and Culture

Through course assignments, students will develop a better understanding of the nature of signs and symbols and of the part they play in perception and experience, of their role in refiguring reality.

Writing and Critical Thinking

Through course assignments, students will develop an increased ability to think soundly, to write clear and insightful entries in an intellectual journal, and to writie an effective final essay.