Student Learning Outcomes
Students should develop:
- An understanding and appreciation of human biological, linguistic, and cultural diversity, especially those features that separates humans from other species.
- An appreciation and awareness of the origin of both cultural and human
biological diversity through time.
- A positive appreciation of the diversity in contemporary and past societies and cultures.
- An understanding of the three main anthropological approaches to the
study of humanity: cross-cultural comparison, holism, and evolutionary theory, and the uses of each.
- Familiarity with anthropological literature and data sources, and a knowledge of how to critically access such information.
- Knowledge of the methodologies used to collect and assess critically anthropological data.
- The ability to present and communicate appropriately in at least one of the
subdisciplines of anthropology.
- Knowledge of the history of anthropology (theoretical approaches) and the major current issues in the subdisciplines.
- An understanding and appreciation for the role of anthropology in the workplace and the real world.