Learning Objectives

Students graduating from this program should:

  1. Understand a range of anthropological research methods and be able to conduct research relevant to problem solving in various settings and for different clients or partners

  2. Know basic models of applying anthropology in different settings and have the skills to be able to function as practitioners in several

  3. Be knowledgeable about (a) the discipline of anthropology in general and how it contributes to understanding and improving contemporary society; and (b) a particular field of anthropology in greater depth

  4. Be able to function effectively in at least one content area or domain of application

  5. Understand personal, political, and ethical issues inherent in research and application

  6. Develop professionally as practitioners with skills in contracting, project management, and budgeting, as well as the ability to communicate about project goals and findings and the discipline of anthropology to diverse audiences

  7. To be knowledgeable about the region as a social and cultural system with complex state, national, and global interconnections