The Anthropology of Gender (Revision 5)
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Delivery Mode: Individualized study online
Area of Study: Social Science
ANTH 375 has a Challenge for Credit option.
Anthropology 375: The Anthropology of Gender focuses on the cultural and social construction of gender and gender ideologies, the fluidity of gender categories, and the performative aspects of gender.
- Unit 1: Engendering Fieldwork
- Unit 2: Biology, Culture, and the Production of Gender
- Unit 3: Gender and Work
- Unit 4: The Work of Gender
- Unit 5: Gender, Healing, and Religion
- Unit 6: Gender Identities and Sexuality
- Unit 7: Colonialism, Globalization, and Gender
The final examination for this course must be taken online with an AU approved exam invigilator at an approved invigilation centre. It is your responsibility to ensure your chosen invigilation centre can accommodate online exams. For a list of invigilators who can accommodate online exams, visit the Exam Invigilation Network.
To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.
Brettell, Caroline B., and Carolyn F. Sargent, eds. 2013. Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective, 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall. [Print].
Ward, Martha and Monica Edelstein. 2014. A World Full of Women, 6th ed. Boston: Pearson Education, Inc. [Print].
All other materials required for this course can be accessed online through the course website.
The Challenge for Credit process allows students to demonstrate that they have acquired a command of the general subject matter, knowledge, intellectual and/or other skills that would normally be found in a university level course.
Full information for the Challenge for Credit can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar.
To receive credit for the Anth 375 challenge registration students must complete three assignments and a final exam and receive at least a “D” (50 percent) on the final exam and an overall course grade of "D" (50 per cent). The weightings of each activity are listed below:
The final exam is a Take Home exam.
Undergraduate Challenge for Credit Course Registration Form
Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.
Opened in Revision 5, May 12, 2015.
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Updated January 18 2018 by Student & Academic Services