Learning Outcomes: Anthropology, MA
Learning Outcomes for the Master of Arts in Anthropology
- Skills for independent research. Graduate students will acquire professional-level research and reasoning skills to identify important research problems and to subsequently design, execute, and clearly report the results of independent research programs.
- Subfield-specific expertise. Our program encompasses the four fields of anthropology, while our core curriculum grounds the separate graduate trajectories. Graduate students should develop an in-depth understanding of the differences and similarities of people through a combination of technical skills, language abilities, and theoretical approaches relevant to their chosen expertise.
- Contributions to discipline. Graduate students will develop their intellectual skills to contribute to the discipline through service, research, teaching, and publishing.
- Ethical and professional standards. Graduate students will abide by accepted ethical standards of professional anthropological conduct.