Student Learning Outcomes for the BA/MA in Anthropology
- A general understanding of human cultural and biological differences and similarities across the world and through time in terms of anthropological data and theories.
- A solid understanding of the nature of the four sub-fields of anthropology (archaeology, physical anthropology, cultural anthropology and anthropological linguistics), and how these interrelate to provide a holistic approach to understanding human differences and similarities across the world and through time.
- A proficiency in basic anthropological concepts and terminology
- Knowledge of the significant findings of archaeology, physical anthropology, cultural anthropology, and anthropological linguistics and familiarity with the important issues in each sub-discipline.
- Knowledge of the history of anthropological thought and its place in modern intellectual history.
- Comprehension of multiculturalism as a significant phenomenon shaping global society.
- Familiarity with the forms of anthropological data and literature, and working knowledge of how to access such information.
- Basic abilities in critical thinking and reasoning as applied to anthropological problems and issues.
- Knowledge of the research methods of the sub-disciplines of anthropology, and ability to apply appropriate research methods in at least one sub-discipline.
- Ability to write, speak and communicate anthropological knowledge and the results of anthropological research to different audiences.