Jun 22, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 5900 - Anthropology as a Profession

The course provides a survival guide for the world of professional anthropology. Students will develop the core skills needed to work in academia or applied fields. These skills include creating and maintaining a CV and resume; grant-writing; developing research designs; literature reviews; thesis research; writing proposals; oral and written presentations of research; publication of books; articles and reports; negotiating with ethics boards and other bureaucracies; teaching pedagogy; and course development. The goal of this course is to prepare students to use their anthropological training in whatever career trajectory they hope to pursue; university settings or applied fields such as museums, Cultural Resource Management firms, forensics laboratories, non-profit organizations, etc.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisites: Junior standing and 12 hours of coursework in Anthropology or instructor approval.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to upperclass and graduate students.

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