2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 23, 2024  
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Anthropology: Concentration in Ethnic Studies [ANT_ETHS]


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Students with a concentration in ethnic studies take courses that focus on cultural and power differences and similarities among groups in global contexts. Students undertake comprehensive analyses of ethnic identity, prejudice and discrimination, and social problems related to poverty and inequality. For more information about this program, contact the Sociology/Anthropology Department .

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the foundational material in the sub-disciplines of Anthropology, including action anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and sociocultural anthropology. 
  2. Describe the methodologies used to conduct anthropological fieldwork in at least one sub-discipline. 
  3. Compare the major theoretical frameworks within anthropology using an historical perspective. 
  4. Develop a research question and/or hypothesis relevant to anthropological research. 
  5. Communicate anthropological knowledge clearly and effectively in writing. 
  6. Analyze cultural similarities and differences among human groups in a global context.
  7. Critically evaluate power structures that create and maintain social inequalities.

B. Required Ethnic Studies Concentration Courses: 12 credit hours


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120


Example of the B.A. in Anthropology: Concentration in Ethnic Studies over four years


* indicates prerequisite; General Education (GE); Foreign Language

Total credit hours for semester: 16


First Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Second Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Second Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Third Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Third Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Spring


          Elective course (3 cr. hr.)
          Elective course (3 cr. hr.)
          Elective course (3 cr. hr.)
          Elective course (3 cr. hr.)
          Elective course (1 cr. hr.)

Total credit hours for semester: 13


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