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- Course Descriptions
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Anthropology is a comprehensive science of humankind concerned with a comparative and holistic approach to the study of human society and culture. The major in anthropology provides an excellent background for students planning careers as teachers and administrators, and for those whose future career will involve working and communicating in a multi-cultural setting. The anthropology program has a focus in applied anthropology. Students learn quantitative and qualitative research skills that make them employable in a wide variety of settings, as well as preparing them for graduate studies.
Major Discipline Requirements (30 Credits)
|Required Courses 12 Credits||12|
|ANTH101||Introduction to Cultural Anthropology||3|
|ANTH220||Social Research I||3|
|ANTH321||Social Research Methods II||3|
|ANTH310||Techniques of Cross-Cultural Research||3|
|Six elective courses in Anthropology, Sociology, or African American Studies (At least three courses must be in Anthropology, and at least three of the six courses must be numbered 300 or higher)||18|
Students who are also concentrating in Teacher Education should take Sociology 202 - Evolution of Major Ideas and Issues in Education as one of the five elective courses. That course will satisfy both requirements in Anthropology and Teacher Education.