ANT 201 - Native American Peoples and Cultures
Survey of the major regional cultural divisions of North and Meso-America, with intensive analysis of Indian societies selected to illustrate the range of economic, political and social institutions, and the relevance of ecological and historical factors.
Prerequisites: ANT 101 or ANT 102 or SOC 101 or permission of instructor.
Learning Attributes: WR
SUNY General Education: SUNY-OWC - Other World Civilizations (SOW2)
MCC General Education: MCC-GLO - Global Understanding (MGLO), MCC-SSD - Social Science and Diversity (MSSD)
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the rich cultural variations of Native American cultural groups.
2. Discuss the ranges of economic, political and social institutions of Native American cultural groups.
3. Discuss the ecological and historical factors impacting various Native American cultural groups.
4. Examine important characteristics/traits/traditions of diverse Native American cultural groups.
5. Analyze, with an informed perspective, aspects of international global systems including one or more of the following: culture, language, economics, politics, history, environment, geography, health.
6. Describe the global interdependence of two or more of the following: people, institutions, resources and the natural world.
7. Discuss a variety of world views including attitudes, values, norms, or beliefs of other global cultures.
8. Organize and prepare written essays and research papers about American Indian groups.
Course Offered Spring