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Course Length

Full Year

Course Credit


Grade Level

Juniors; H


A grade of B or better in Western Anthropology Honors OR a grade of A or better in Western Anthropology + Teacher Recommendation

Course Syllabus(For Reference Only)

This course focuses on the behavior of people in groups. Course instruction is designed to familiarize students with various cultures and the problems resulting from people living in groups. Course content includes topics as culture, subcultures, social institutions, collective behavior, social change, social deviation, the family, religion, racial and ethnic minorities, poverty, and crime. Students are introduced to basic conceptsand theories covering many areas of contemporary sociology as they develop their sociological imagination and analytical abilities. As a result of the increased rigor of the Honors course, students are required to demonstrate advanced skills in thinking logically and intuitively while exhibiting evidence of divergentand creative thinking in social science. Topics are covered more in depth in comparison to the regular courseand instruction is delivered at a faster pace.