- Department Catalog
Anthropology is the study of humans. Anthropologists study our species throughout time, focusing on our diverse modern culture and cultural adaptations, our biological classification as a species, and our inclusion in the Order Primates, and our species’ past developments, including our first steps to our first civilizations.
The goal of Anthropology is to study the similarities and differences in biological and cultural adaptations and features across the globe throughout our human history.
The SCC Anthropology Department offers classes in all four fields, including Cultural Anthropology, Physical Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology and Archaeology.
Anthropologists with baccalaureate or graduate degrees work as archaeological technicians or project directors for private, state or federal organizations, museum managers, forensic specialists in police departments and crime labs, primatologists and zoo curators, teachers, consultants or analysts for private, government or educational institutions or non-profit organizations.
Anthropology is a holistic discipline, which means that anthropologists study all aspects of humans and our behavior.
The field of Anthropology has been broken up into four main subfields: Cultural… MORE >>