Social Anthropology

Introduction

In Social Anthropology, the undergraduate program is in regular and extension. The objective, courses, and graduation requirements are more or les the same. There are slight differences in the admission requirement and course breaks downs.

 

Admission Requirement

For any program (regular, extension summer and distance), it depends on the requirements set by the ministry of education for higher education enrolment. But there may be variations in some cases.

        

Objective

The commencement of social anthropology program at Bahir Dar University has the general objective of producing competent students, well versed in knowledge, skills, theories, methods and approaches of the discipline, who will contribute a part in governmental and non-governmental agencies working in the endeavors towards curbing the problems facing the peoples of Ethiopia.

                                                         Department of Social Antropology Course Chair 2010 E.C

No

Name of Course Chair

Email

Mobile

Name of the Module

1

Kumlachew Shiferaw

Kumlachew1990@gmail.com

0937620438

Reading &representation of culure

2

Mindaye Shimekit

mindayes@gmail.com

0911790310

Cultur,environment&devt

3

Elias Taha

Eliyas.taha@yahoo.com

092434821

Fundamental of anthropology

4

Ayele Tamene

Ayele2011@gmail.com

0911124568

 

5

Endris Jafar

endris@yahoo.com

09119689

 

                                          Social Anthropology 2010.E.C Regular Students

Program

B.A

Year of study

Male

Femalee

Total

1

14

25

39

2

29

18

47

 

M.A

3

22

18

40

1

10

1

11

 

2

9

2

11

 

 

       


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Course Breakdown

Year I;  Semester I

Common

Communicative English Skills I

Enla 1021

3

4

Information and Communication Technology

Inct1011

3

4

02

Introduction to Sociology

Sosi2021

3

5

Module

01

Introduction to Social Anthropology

Soan1011

3

5

Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

Soan1017

3

5

Social Organization and Relationships

Soan1013

3

5

Total

18

28

 

Year I;  Semester II

Module No.

Course Title

Course Code

Cr. Hr.

CP

 

Introduction to Civics and Ethics

Cvet 2084

3

5

 Common

Communicative English Skills II

Enla1022

3

5

 01

Introduction to Human and Cultural Evolution

Soan1014

3

5

Belief Systems

Soan1015

3

5

Gender, Culture, and Power

Soan1016

4

6

Anthropological Theories

Soan1012

4

7

Total

20

27

 

Year II; Semester I

Module No.

Course Title

Course Code

Cr. Hr.

CP

 

Basic Writing Skills

Enla2043

3

5

02

Social Problems

Sosi2022

3

5

Introduction to Social Psychology

Epsy2023

3

5

Modern Social Theories

Sosi2024

2

4

03

Ethnography of Ethiopia

Soan2031

3

5

Ethnicity, Identity, and Nationalism

Soan2032

3

5

Total

18

29

 

Year II; Semester II

Module No.

Course Title

Course Code

Cr. Hr.

CP

03

Ethnography of Africa

Soan2033

3

5

Political Anthropology

Soan2034

3

5

Conflict Resolution in Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Soan2035

3

5

Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Soan2041

3

5

04

Ecological Anthropology

Soan2042

3

5

Medical Anthropology

Soan2043

3

5

Total

18

30

 

Year III ;  Semester I

Module No.

Course Title

Course Code

Cr. Hr.

CP

05

Development Anthropology

Soan3056

3

5

Project Management

Soan3058

3

5

Urban Anthropology

Soan3059

3

5

Environment and Development

Gees3057

3

5

06

Research Methods in Anthropology I

Soan3061

3

5

Research Methods in Anthropology II

Soan3062

3

5

Research Design and Proposal

Soan3063

2

2

Total

20

32

 

Year III; Semester II

Module No.

Course Title

Course Code

Cr. Hr.

CP

05

Population Studies in Anthropological Perspectives

Soan3051

3

5

Economic Anthropology

Soan3052

3

5

Tourism and Cultural Heritage Management

Soan3053

3

5

Applied Anthropology

Soan3054

3

5

Migration, Transnationalism, and Globalization

Soan3055

3

5

06

Senior Essay

Soan3064

3

6

Total

18

31

 

Graduation Requirements

Students who have taken all the required courses successfully, i.e. minimum of 180 ECTS and maximum of 190 ECT with a cumulative grade point average (CPGA 2.00) and with no “F” grade in any of the courses will be eligible for graduation.
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