How can students learn to talk about the relevance of Anthropology?

A frequently-asked question to Anthropology students about their choice of major is “What are you gonna do with that?” Inspired by the 2018 AAA Annual Meeting in San Jose, the Rollins College Anthropology department faculty decided to make some structural changes to infuse professionalism into all parts of our academic programs. Some of these changes included: Swapping the Anthropology theory core course for an ethnographic methods course to provide a skillset that undergraduate students could take with them after graduation to their future careers Including in each course examples of anthropologists and archaeologists at work today Revising the Senior Seminar [...]