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Applied Anthropology

Anthropological methods applied to problems in the real world. Working in conjunction with communities, individuals and/or interdisciplinary teams, anthropologists focus on conducting research that is based on providing information to answer questions about global problems.


Examples of Applied Anthropology

  • 2100: Methods & Ethics in Anthropology
  • 2217: Forensic Methods & Analysis
  • 2300: Archeological Methods
  • 3301: Archaeological Methods for Cultural Resource Management + 3340: British Columbia Archaeology + 3361: Archaeological Field Studies
  • 3150: Ethnographic Field Studies
  • 3188: Visual Anthropology
  • 3190: Non-Governmental Organizations in Practice (NGO and Nonprofit studies)
  • 4510: Applied Research in Anthropology

More information on these courses can be found in the University Calendar Course Descriptions.