ERIC Number: ED306874
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Degree Program in Applied Sociology/Anthropology.
Northern Kentucky Univ., Highland Heights.; American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.
The Northern Kentucky University Bachelor of Science in Applied Sociology and Anthropology (ASAN), which is described in this report, involves a strong liberal arts background combined with a thorough preparation in social science research skills. ASAN students take introductory and basic methods courses in sociology and anthropology, applied courses in one of the two disciplines, individually selected content courses in particular topics area, and selected courses that help develop useful skills in applied careers. The capstone of the program is the practicum, a supervised, hands-on experience in gathering, analyzing and reporting information requested by a community-based client. This interdisciplinary undergraduate curriculum is designed to provide students with the breadth of understanding, the technical skills, and the experience necessary to pursue careers in an increasingly information-based society. A student handbook for the program, which includes course descriptions, forms relating to the practicum (including the practicum contract), and brief resumes of individual faculty members. Letters supporting the program are also appended. (KM)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Bachelors Degrees, College Curriculum, College Programs, Contracts, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Liberal Arts, Models, Performance Contracts, Practicums, Program Descriptions, Questionnaires, Research Skills, Social Sciences, Sociology, State Universities
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northern Kentucky Univ., Highland Heights.; American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.