Cultures & Movements (Tracks: Sociology and Cultural Anthropology)

Duke Kunshan University
Kunshan, Jiangsu, China
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
$ 53,000

About this course

This major of two interdependent studies will enable students to engage in academic pursuit of important problems in culture and movements and formulate application of basic research results to policy issues to understand public discourse, policy debates, and current events.

Entry Requirements

none

Curriculum

Required Courses

Divisional Foundation Courses
  • Foundational Questions in Social Science
  • Introduction to Research Methods or Mathematical Foundations 1
Interdisciplinary Courses
  • Cultures of Globalization
  • Migration, Inequality and Culture
  • Culture and Social Movements
  • Wealth, Inequality and Power
  • Social Science Perspectives on China: From the Socialist Past to the Global Present
  • Junior Seminar: Advanced Topics
  • Senior Seminar: Advanced Topics
Disciplinary Courses
  • Theory and Society
  • Sociological Inquiry
  • Sociology of Culture
  • Understanding Social Science Statistics in Research Articles and the Media
* Choose two courses from the following five courses
  • Introduction to Statistical Methods
  • Contemporary Social Problems
  • Identity, Action, and Emotion
  • Society, the Self, and the Changing Natural World
  • Social Inequality

Recommended Electives for the Major

Courses listed below are recommended electives for the major. Students can also select other courses in different divisions as electives.

  • Race, Ethnicity, and Citizenship
  • Gender, Work, and Organizations
  • The Social, Political, and Economic Implications of Immigration

Cultures and Movements/Cultural Anthropology

Required Courses

Divisional Foundation Courses
  • Foundational Questions in Social Science
  • Introduction to Research Methods or Mathematical Foundations 1
Interdisciplinary Courses
  • Cultures of Globalization
  • Migration, Inequality and Culture
  • Culture and Social Movements
  • Wealth, Inequality and Power
  • Social Science Perspectives on China: From the Socialist Past to the Global Present
  • Junior Seminar: Advanced Topics
  • Senior Seminar: Advanced Topics
Disciplinary Courses
  • Gender, Mobility and Labor
  • Field Methods
  • The Ethnography of China: New Directions
* Choose two courses from the following five courses
  • The Anthropology of Doing Good: China and Beyond
  • The Culture of Development: Africa
  • Cultures of New Media
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Global Migration and Ethics

Recommended Electives for the Major

Courses listed below are recommended electives for the major. Students can also select other courses in different divisions as electives.

  • Sound in Everyday Life: Anthropological Perspectives
  • Globalization and Alternative-Globalizations
  • Shanghai: From Treaty Port to Global Metropolis

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