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Anthropology is the study of humanity. Anthropology is distinguished from other disciplines by its emphasis on a holistic approach to the study of human behavior. Anthropologists consider culture, history, language, and biology essential for a complete understanding of humankind. The History and Anthropology Department provides a wide variety of courses that range from general surveys to specialized topics. The program goes far beyond an emphasis on coverage and content; it is designed to teach students to think critically, and communicate effectively. Additionally, most core course requirements carry the General Education designation. This means that this program is also a vehicle for students to broaden their perspectives and deepen their understandings of the world around them.

Program Contacts

Administrative Assistant

Laura Rice
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Academic Administrative Building
Phone: 801-957-4307

Academic Advisor

Sidney McGuire Brown
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Academic Administrative Building
Phone: 801-957-3866
Make an appointment:

  • ANTH 1010 Culture & Human Experience(SS)
  • ANTH 1020 Human Origins: Evolution & Diversity(LS)
  • ANTH 1030 World Pre History (SS)
  • ANTH 1070 Language & Culture(SS)
  • ANTH 1900 Special Studies
  • ANTH 2011 Peoples & Cultures of the Southwest (HU)
  • ANTH 2030 Intro to Archaeology (SS)
  • ANTH 2083 Primate Ecology & Ecosystems
  • ANTH 2120 Sacred Traditions (HU)
  • ANTH 2220 Intro to Forensic Anthropology
  • ANTH 2281 Primates (LS)
  • ANTH 2341 Fundamentals of Archaeology
  • ANTH 2530 Historical Archaeology (ID)
  • ANTH 2900 Special Topics
  • ANTH 2950 Archaeology Archive Internship
  • ANTH 2969 Cultural Resource Management

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Salt Lake Community College

4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
801-957-SLCC (7522)

Student Services hours: M-Th: 7 am - 7 pm; Fr 7 am - 4:30 pm
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