Academic Catalog

ANTH 71R: INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ANTHROPOLOGY

Foothill College Course Outline of Record

Foothill College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Units: 2
Hours: 6 laboratory per week (72 total per quarter)
Degree & Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: CSU
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

Student Learning Outcomes

  • 1. Students will practice cultural relativism as it applies to their independent study.
  • 2. Students will learn how to critically analyze and interpret data acquired during the study.
  • 3. Students will apply anthropological principles for solving human problems on the local, regional and world scales.

Description

Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Anthropology beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.

Course Objectives

The student will be able to:
A. Plan an independent study project in Anthropology.
B. Conduct the study by means of literature research, fieldwork or laboratory work or other means mutually agreed upon in the student-faculty contract as appropriate for the discipline.
C. Present the results of the study in a written or oral report or by some other means as determined by the contract.

Course Content

This course is based on independent research or course of study related to the topics outlined in the student contract.

Lab Content

Not applicable.

Special Facilities and/or Equipment

Not applicable.

Method(s) of Evaluation

Evaluation is based on the completion of the scope of work described in the student-faculty contract.

Method(s) of Instruction

Independent study as defined in the student-faculty contract.

Representative Text(s) and Other Materials

Text will vary with content.

 

Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments

This course requires research, analysis, field study, portfolio or other independent assignments of an agreed upon college-level subject.

 

Discipline(s)

Anthropology