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HECOL 360 - Dress and Culture


Course Career Undergraduate
Units 3
Approved Hours 3-0-0
Fee index 6
Faculty Agric, Life & Environ Sciences
Department Human Ecology
Typically Offered either term

Description
The complex phenomenon of bodily adornment is explored in relationship to values, attitudes, activities, beliefs, and forms of knowledge. Clothing is considered in terms of how it is expressive of various aspects of culture. Students develop analytical skills to help them understand the role played by clothing in different times, places, and contexts. Prerequisite: HECOL 268. Normally offered in alternate years.