ANTHR 447

Applied Anthropology

Anthropology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Study of examples of applied research in a number of settings including: business, education, environment, government, communication, international development, or health sectors. Engagement in applied research projects involving application of anthropological research methods to real world problems.

When Taught

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3

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3

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3

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0

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Learning Objectives

Learning Outcome

This course has the objectives to introduce students to career options outside academia and to help them explore graduate programs that will prepare them for those careers. This course will also introduce them to theoretical and ethical issues in applied and practicing anthropology and to some of the current social problems that are dominating the field. Students will learn the basic training in the skills and methodologies, (including report writing), that they will use as an applied anthropologist.