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ANTHROPOLOGY

Anthropology Concentration

  1. General Description:

 

       Anthropology Concentration at the American University of Central Asia is the first and the only anthropology program in Central Asia that offers a comprehensive training in anthropology, including ethnographic and archaeological fieldwork

       Students learn about culture, society, economics, politics, history, religion, art, family, archeological expeditions, an annual conference and other events on the timely issues of anthropology as well as an opportunity to enter foreign institutions for further study at the master and doctor programs upon its graduation.

 

  1. Program Content and Requirements:

The program is comprised of both required and elective courses. Below is a list of required core courses:

            Required Core Courses

level

credits

1.    Cultural Concepts and Social Networks (Introduction to Cultural Anthropology)

100

6

2.    International Development: Donors, NGOs, Communities and Cultures (Intro to Development Anthropology)

100

6

3.    Introduction to Archaeology

100

6

4.    Races, Human Diversity and Biology (Introduction to Physical Anthropology)

100

6

5.    Language, Culture and Power (Linguistic Anthropology)

200

6

6.    History of Anthropological Theories I

200

6

7.    Gender, Kinship and Family (Anthropology of Kinship)

300

6

8.    Ethnicity and Identity in Multicultural Societies

300

6

9.      Religion and Spirituality as Cultural Categories (Anthropology of Religion)

300

6

10.  Production and Exchange in Social Life (Economic Anthropology)

300

6

11.  History of Anthropological Theories II

400

6

 

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