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CRC19: Courses

ANTH 336 Anthropology of Sex, Sexuality and Gender

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: ANTH 300 (Physical Anthropology) or ANTH 310 (Cultural Anthropology) with a grade of "C" or better, and eligibility for ENGWR 300 (College Composition).

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course provides an introductory overview of anthropological perspectives on sex, sexuality and gender, drawing from all four sub-fields (archaeology, cultural, linguistic, and physical). Topics will include cross-cultural comparisons of the diversity of sex, sexuality, and gender, comparisons of sexual behavior among extinct human ancestors and non-human primates such as monkeys and apes, drawing conclusions about the past from archaeological data, examining the nature/nurture debate, and examining evolutionary perspectives related to sex, sexuality and gender. A field trip may be required at the discretion of the instructor.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

IDENTIFY CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORIES, METHODS, AND CONCEPTS IN RELATION TO THE STUDY OF SEX, SEXUALITY, AND GENDER. (SLO 1)