Student Learning Goals

  1. Demonstrate familiarity with the history of anthropological thoughts, theories, and current major schools of thought within the discipline.
  2. Demonstrate familiarity with human diversity, particularly people and cultures in at least one geographic region of the world over time (ELO of intercultural knowledge and competence, civic knowledge and engagement on a local and global level).
  3. Apply anthropological research methods in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data in at least one subfield of anthropology (ELO of inquiry and analysis, critical thinking, quantitative literacy, information literacy, problem solving, ethical reasoning and action, foundations and skills for lifelong learning and integrative and applied learning).
  4. Demonstrate competence in reading and critical evaluation of information from the perspective of behavioral science and from the perspectives of anthropological theory and ethics, thus fulfilling requirements for the well-rounded liberal arts education (ELO of critical thinking, reading, quantitative literacy, information literacy, problem solving, ethnical reasoning and action, foundations and skills for lifelong learning, and integrative and applied learning).
  5. Demonstrate their ability to effectively communicate their thoughts orally and in writing (ELO of written communication and oral communication).
  6. Students will demonstrate an understanding of Anthropological ethics. This includes being able to identify and articulate the purpose, use and relevancy of a study, and being well versed in issues of informed consent, ownership of data/images, rights of descendent and/or local populations, rights and access to archaeological/paleoanthropological sites, and the protection of vulnerable populations.  

Curriculum map of required courses

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1302

Introduce

Introduce

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Introduce

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Introduce

1303

Introduce

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Introduce

2102

Introduce

Introduce

Introduce

Introduce

Introduce

Introduce

3101

Reinforce

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3301

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3512

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Upper division electives

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