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Department: Anthropology

Program Type: Education and Liberal Arts

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Explore the captivating realm of anthropology at Elgin Community College, where an exceptional collection of fossil skull replicas awaits alongside engaging introductory-level transfer classes. Whether your interests span the sciences, arts, or humanities, anthropology offers a rich and multifaceted exploration of human diversity.

Our curriculum, including Cultural Anthropology, Archeology Lab Methods, Prehistoric Archeology, Human Evolution, and more, equips you with the tools to navigate and comprehend this diversity. Beyond the classroom, our courses empower you to apply your knowledge, fostering valuable insights that resonate within your community and beyond.

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Interested in Anthropology?

Immerse yourself in a dynamic learning experience, culminating in an enriching class project at ECC. Delve into the geographical perspective of a specific country, conducting thorough research that deepens your understanding of diverse cultures and societies.

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