Course Detail
Course Components:
Designed primarily for seniors, the anthropology capstone course allows advanced anthropology majors to review and synthesize the wide body of knowledge that they have gained as majors. Students will be required to participate in biweekly lectures and discussions focusing on the following learning outcomes; 1) Describing variation among humans and their closest relatives across the world and through time; 2) Specification of each of the major sub-fields within anthropology, and contrasting their unique approaches to studying and measuring variation; 3) Applying anthropological research methods to answer questions or solving problems; 4) Explaining aspects of human variation using evolutionary and social theory; and 5) Evaluating and synthesizing scientific hypotheses about human variation using empirical data.