Indicators of Achievement


The major in the Department of Anthropology is designed around five curricular goals.

The Student Learning Outcomes of the Anthropology Department Include

  1. A foundation in the anthropological perspective--especially that of sociocultural anthropology--as represented by the Department’s introductory courses, area courses, and topical courses
  2. Ability to apply anthropological theory and concepts
  3. Proficiency with ethnographic methods, in particular techniques of participant- observation, interviewing, developing of rapport, and sensitivity to ethical issues
  4. Discipline-based writing skills, including the writing of ethnography and writing based upon library research, utilizing the style guide of the American Anthropological Association
  5. Recognition of the contributions of anthropology towards practical problem-solving (i.e., applied anthropology.)

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