College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Current Student Learning Outcomes

Current Student Learning Outcomes

Introduction to Anthropology

  • Anthropology students will be able to identify the nature of the anthropological perspective including the methods of the four subfields.

Anthropological Practice

  • Anthropology students will be able to implement practical skills including conducting library research, doing qualitative and quantitative research, as well as preparing to enter employment or graduate school.

Cultural Literacy

  • Anthropology students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of other societies while applying a cross-cultural perspective.

Competencies

  • Anthropology students will be able to critically evaluate the human experience including
    • How cultural practices are integrated into societies and shape their worldview,
    • How culture, biology, and environment interact to shape human bodies and behaviors, 
    • How language and culture interconnect and the role communication plays in society, 
    • And how field research yields data on human societies.

Summary Experience

  • Anthropology students will be able to identify and discuss major anthropological theories and how different theories relate to observations and data.