General Description / Special Programs
The program uses small discussion and practice based classes to create a learning environment through which students come to appreciate human diversity, develop a critical perspective on their own society, and examine their role as citizens in a complex, global community. The program fosters intellectual independence through critical thinking and active learning through guided ethnographic research methods, which entail learning to listen carefully and situating cultural details in context in order to understand the perspectives of others. Our students should also graduate with strong oral and written communication skills as well as expertise in textual and online research.
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Degrees Offered BA anthropology
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
BA/BS Field Areas
Cultural Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
30 credits, 10 courses. These include required courses (ANTH 101, ANTH 298 (ethnography) and ANTH 299 (Arguments), ANTH 480 & 481 (Senior research, Senior thesis). Additionally, students take at least at least 15 electives credits in cultural anthropology, but also optionally courses in archaeology and sociology offered in other programs.
Experience Offered
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Program Details
Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 0
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1