Tompkins Cortland Community College

SOCI220 - Applied Anthropology Globalizing World

Cross-listed as ANTH 220 This course prepares students for citizenship in a global society by focusing on the challenges of development and its impact on micro cultures. How can local people’s views and skills be brought to the center of development and how do western and indigenous views differ? Students are introduced to the history and theories of development anthropology and sociology, with special attention given to recent case studies. Examination of the role of applied anthropologists and sociologists are considered, including ethics, research tools, people centered appropriate technology, environmental and cultural sustainability, and the participatory model of development. SOCI 220 fulfills the SUNY General Education Other World Civilizations requirement. Prerequisites: ANTH 202; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101; MATH 090 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; or instructor’s permission. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall semester.