Anthropology opens you to the ways people go about the task of being human – how they relate to one another and to the world around them. We explore how people in different places and times have fun, rule their worlds, conduct business, organize families, practice spirituality, settle legal disputes, build cities, resist exploitation, produce art, find meaning in life, and much more.
Ethnography is a unique anthropological undertaking that involves both the development of on-the-ground familiarity with culturally diverse realities and the writing of analytical descriptions that enable readers to understand the world from someone else’s viewpoint. Through critical thinking, fieldwork, writing exercises, oral presentations and group work, you'll learn the ethnographic craft and develop intercultural understanding. In this way, you'll get the transferable, practical experience that translates into flexible skill sets needed in today’s world.