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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 212 - The Anthropology of Islam

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Focusing on cultural and social dimensions of the Islamic experience, uses anthropological case studies and theory to survey the Muslim world and to understand ways in which Islam is practiced, experienced and represented in Muslim societies from the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast Asia and the West. Examines interaction between the shared Islamic identity and distinctive local expressions of Muslim faith and life. Investigates ways in which Western scholars have interpreted Islamic societies and cultures.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
University Breadth: History and Cultural Change College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP B: A&S History & Cultural Change Requirement Designations: Multicultural Course Typically Offered: Spring
General Education Objectives:
GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE3B: Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications