Anthropology, BA

This program is offered by the Anthropology Department

Program Description

Anthropology–"the study of people"–offers an integrated and transformative exploration of human biology and culture, of past and present, and of simple and complex lifeways. Designed to provide students with a comprehensive, integrated, and interdisciplinary social science background, CCSU's anthropology program prepares students for a range of careers in a variety of fields.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the holistic foundations of the discipline and an appreciation for the interrelated nature of the discipline's subfields.
  2. Participate in and document a data-collecting research project and/or practical anthropological experience.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of at least one world area, spatially or temporally defined.
  4. Present research results in oral and written form.
  5. Use relevant methods of quantitative data collection and statistical analysis.
  6. Use relevant methods of qualitative data collection and analysis.
  7. Understand, identify and articulate cultural and linguistic relativism, as well as the lack of a biological basis for racist or ethnocentric ideologies or expressions.