The general objective of a B.A. Major in Anthropology is to prepare students for life, the workforce, and advanced study in this or other fields. Anthropology students find employment in such areas as: governmental and non-governmental organizations; archaeology; law enforcement and forensic work; social work; counselling; public administration; education; urban planning; public relations; broadcasting and journalism. In a globalizing and increasingly multi-cultural world, an employee capable of working alongside persons from diverse cultural backgrounds is vital. Anthropology provides students with both the practical experience and the necessary tools to apply cross-cultural and cross-historical understanding to problem-solving strategies within the workplace.
Other options for pursuing courses in anthropology are:
Social and Cultural Anthropology
The study of the way of life of contemporary and historically recent human populations.
The study of past cultures, primarily through their material remains.
Biological and Forensic Anthropology
The biological study of human physical variation, including the study of human ancestors and closely related primates.