If you have wide-ranging interests that span the sciences, arts, and humanities, an anthropology class is a great choice for you.

Humans speak approximately 7,000 different languages, dress in untold different ways, eat a wide variety of foods, practice many religions, and live their lives in unique ways. Anthropology, the study of human diversity, helps us make sense of all that diversity. In an anthropology class, you learn how to compare the differences we all have and understand them in light of the similarities we all share. You can explore art, religion, history, language, biology, music, fashion, dance, and drama--all within the context of anthropology. ECC offers classes in Cultural Anthropology, Archeology Lab Methods, Prehistoric Archeology, Human Evolution, and more. 

Study anthropology and pursue a professional degree in medicine or law, or you can use your insights into human societies in just about any field you choose. Get additional information, including course listings and course descriptions.

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