2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Sep 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 212 - Introduction to North American Indians

Credits: 3
Survey of traditional life and modern conditions of American Indians with emphasis on the western United States.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss the peopling of the North American continent.
  2. Define and discuss the various historic culture areas of North American as defined by anthropologists.
  3. Discuss the general cultural outlines, in terms of environmental adaptations and behavior of American Indian Cultures in the defined culture areas.
  4. Discuss individual terms with other cultures in the culture area.
  5. Compare and contrast general cultural outlines and specific cultures between culture areas.
  6. Discuss the process behind cultural evolution in various culture areas of North America.
  7. Discuss the impact of, and American Indian reaction to, European settlement of the New World.
  8. Discuss the impact of, and American Indian interaction with, and reaction to, the American Government in the 19th and 20th centuries.
  9. Discuss the renewed interest in and revival of American Indian cultures in the mid-to-late 20th century.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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