Anthropology

Skills Courses

The more resume-worthy skills you have by the time you graduate, the more you improve your opportunities for employment, advancement, and salary. When a potential employer asks why he or she should hire an anthropology major, your answer should include the fact that you have many, most, or all of the following skills:

  • Archaeological Skills - ANT 315; ANT 308; ANT 355; ANT 515
  • Ethnographic Research Skills - ANT 340; ANT 342; ANT 365; ANT 565
  • Applied Research Skills - ANT 325; ANT 365; SOC 321; SOC 322
  • Museum Skills - ANT 306; ANT 307; ANT 311; ANT 358; HIS 515
  • Physical Anthro Lab Skills - ANT 202; ANT 202L
  • Linguistic Skills - ANT 275; ENG 381
  • Environmental Research Skills - ANT 318; ANT 345; SOC 355; GEO 306
  • Ethnohistorical Skills - HIS 385; oral history courses
  • Statistical Research Skills - ANT 342; STA 205
  • Cultural Diversity Skills - ANT 201; ANT 230; ANT 231; ANT 245; ANT 270; ANT 309; ANT 370; ANT 385
  • Foreign Language Skills - Modern foreign language courses (Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, etc.)
  • Photographic Skills - ART 290
  • Mapping Skills - GEO 314; GEO 318
  • Computer Skills - INF 101
  • Sociological Research Skills - SOC 320
  • Critical Thinking Skills - PHI 165
  • Writing and Speaking Skills - ENG 101; ENG 151; ENG 291; ENG 347; CMST 101; delivering a paper of original research at a professional meeting like ASK or CSAS
  • Practical Work Experience - ANT 491; CEP 300