Business Anthropology: Anthropologists in the Workplace


Introduces students to the various applications of anthropological theory and ethnographic method in contemporary institutional settings with the aim of familiarizing students with alternative career opportunities. The course looks at corporate and other private and public-sector use cases as well as the extensive literatures in the fields of organizational management, user, and consumer experience. Students also engage professionals in order to better understand processes of research, hypothesis testing, analysis, and the formulation of organizational management, design, and other strategic solutions for clients.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • AAAS 171
  • I&E 171
  • ICS 171
  • SOCIOL 171
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring