Feb 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 Catalogue

Anthropology Minor


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TENURED AND TENURED-TRACK FACULTY:
David McConnell, Chair
Christa Craven
Heather Fitz Gibbon
Pamela Frese
P. Nick Kardulias
Setsuko Matsuzawa
Olivia Navarro-Farr
Anne Nurse
Thomas Tierney

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology offers a diverse curriculum exploring the institutions and processes that maintain and change human societies. Our program places special emphasis on the development of students’ ability to analyze contemporary social and cultural issues, and their problem-solving and research skills. Students choose a major in either Sociology or Anthropology, but all majors are introduced to the concepts, methods and theories appropriate to research in both disciplines. Anthropology explores the variety of human groups and cultures that have developed across the globe and throughout time. Anthropologists hope that by seeing ourselves in the mirror of alternative cultural and historical possibilities, we can come to a better understanding of our own assumptions, values and patterns of behavior.

Anthropology

Anthropology explores the variety of human groups and cultures that have developed across the globe and throughout time. Anthropologists hope that by seeing ourselves in the mirror of alternative cultural and historical possibilities, we can come to a better understanding of our own assumptions, values and patterns of behavior.

Minor in Anthropology


Consists of six courses:

Special Notes


  • A second or third course from ANTH 21000 , ANTH 22000, or ARCH 10300  may count as electives for the requirements for the major. A second methods course (SOCI 34200 or ANTH 34100) may count as electives for the requirements for the minor.
  • Anthropology majors who elect to participate in the 3-2 program in Social Work at Case Western Reserve University (see Pre-Professional and Dual Degree Programs ) must complete all requirements in the major except Senior Independent Study. Students should see the department chairperson for more details about this arrangement.
  • Only grades of C- or better are accepted for the major or minor.
  • Students may not major in Anthropology and minor in Sociology, nor are they allowed to double major in the two disciplines. Additionally, Anthropology majors may not double major with Archaeology.

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