Description

Anthropology is the study of humankind, past and present, which draws and builds upon knowledge from social and biological sciences, the humanities and natural sciences.

They examine biological, archaeological, linguistic or socio-cultural traditions, depending on their area of expertise. Anthropology is divided into cultural, physical and linguistic anthropology.

  • Cultural anthropologists study groups, customs, social structure and culture.
  • Physical or biological anthropologists research the evolution of human beings.
  • Linguistic anthropologists specialize in communication and the origin and connection of languages.

Subject Combination

English, Economics, Government, and any one of the following: History, Geography, Literature in English,‎ French, IRK, Hausa

Employment

Typically, an anthropologist finds a career in journalism, media, museum, public relation, government, politics, college/university, research organizations, charities, etc.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR ARTS AND HUMANITIES STUDENTS

  • Creativity
  • The ability to generate new ideas
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Self-motivation
  • Management and organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Basic business skills
  • Flexibility and adaptation skills

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