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Anthropology via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Anthropology Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Anthropology Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Anthropology Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Anthropology Online via distance learning

 

This programs explains how the four sub-fields of anthropology namely archaeology, ethnology, physical anthropology, and linguistics combine to yield a comprehensive understanding of humanity. It illustrates both the diversity of human societies and cultural patterns around the world and the similarities that make all humans fundamentally alike. It also reviews, from an anthropological point of view, the consequences of industrialism and globalization.

 

Academic Supervisor : Ana Isabel Navajas Jiménez
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Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 1 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Human Evolution
World Cultures
Civilization & Culture
Anthropology
Physical Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
World Myths & Beliefs
Society, Family & Marriage
Folk Societies & Lifestyles
Nutritional Anthropology

 

 

Anthropology via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Anthropology - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Anthropology via distance learning = 30 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Anthropology - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Anthropology via distance learning = 30 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Anthropology - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Anthropology via distance learning = 30 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Anthropology - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Anthropology via distance learning = 30 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments. More info...

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.
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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Anthropology Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Anthropology via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 1 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
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Human Evolution
This course examines the broad range of primate behavior and what it means to be human. It depicts the trajectory of human evolution while emphasizing the biology and behavior of higher primates, like chimpanzees and gorillas. In tracing the evolution of an individual's own family, the Hominids, emphasis is placed on the interaction between cultural, environmental, and biological factors.
Academic Supervisor : Ana Isabel Navajas Jiménez

World Cultures
This course surveys human world cultures from earliest evidence to the development of civilizations. It provides a comparative exploration of the cultural factors shaping human behavior in selected cultures and examines the influences of varying environments on human and biocultural adaptations.
Academic Supervisor : Ana Isabel Navajas Jiménez

Civilization & Culture
This course studies how and why the first civilizations emerged and the preconditions necessary for state development: the domestication of plants/animals, the farming communities, the first cities, the religious ideologies, the evolution of language and its relationship to culture, and the progress of each civilization.
Academic Supervisor : Mari Schuldt

Anthropology
This course reviews the historical development and current theoretical approaches of anthropology and provides a multidisciplinary and integrated frame of reference. It also examines the current problems of indigenous groups and ethnicity and their relationship to the state.
Academic Supervisor : Ana Isabel Navajas Jiménez

Physical Anthropology
This course covers the scope, method, and theory of physical anthropology, from evolutionary biology and primate behavior to forensics and paleontology. It concentrates on issues of growth, physiology, morphology, pathology, and behavioral patterns of the human condition in time and space.
Academic Supervisor : Ana Isabel Navajas Jiménez

Cultural Anthropology
This course examines the influences of varying environments on human and biocultural adaptations. It reviews settlement patterns, population size, and the effect of migration on ancient and modern populations. It studies the characteristics of the family life, rituals, social organization, as well as the customs and values of societies in several tribal cultures worldwide.
Academic Supervisor : Ana Isabel Navajas Jiménez

World Myths & Beliefs
This course analyses religion as a universal aspect of human culture expressed in the form of believes and rituals that deal with supernatural beings, powers, and forces. It focuses on the characteristics of major indigenous beliefs and mythologies. It emphasizes the psychological, religious, and cultural meanings of myth.
Academic Supervisor : Joseph Kariuki Njino

Society, Family & Marriage
This course presents various forms of social organization in tribal societies, including kinship groupings such as family and clan, as well as groups organized by age and sex. It provides a cross-cultural and historical approach that connects family systems to society and culture.
Academic Supervisor : Mari Schuldt

Folk Societies & Lifestyles
This course explores the anthropological theories and methods dealing with folk societies and cultures. It provides a comparative analysis of different lifestyles and their place and role in society, folklore, and culture.
Academic Supervisor : Mari Schuldt

Nutritional Anthropology
This course examines the interrelationships between biomedical, sociocultural, and ecological factors and their influence on the ability of humans to respond to variability in nutritional resources. It covers diet and human evolution, nutrition-related influences on human growth, development, and disease resistance, and current research on nutrient and gene interactions.
Academic Supervisor : Daniel Scott Janik

 

Admission requirements - Anthropology Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format.

Allow 7 business days for processing.

All applicants must:

* Fill out the application for admission
* Submit one ID-sized photo
* ID card or passport
* Date and sign the application

All Bachelor's, Master's, & Doctorate applicants also must:

* Attach a Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
* Submit registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details)
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...

 

AAA - American Anthropological Association
ABA - Associação Brasileira de Antropologia
ABET - Associação Brasileira de Etnomusicologia
ABFSA - Association Belge Francophone de Sociologie et d'Anthropologie
ACSALF - Association Canadienne des Sociologues et Anthropologues de Langue Française
AFA - Association Française des Anthropologues
AFEA - Association Française d'Ethnologie et d'Anthropologie
AFS - American Folklore Society
AIBR - Antropólogos Iberoamericanos en Red
ALA - Asociación Latinoamericana de Antropología
ALAB - Asociacion Latinoamericana de Antropologia Biologica
APA - Associação Portuguesa de Antropologia
ASA - Association of Social Anthropologists
BABAO - British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology
EAA - European Anthropological Association
FAAEE - Federación de Asociaciones de Antropología del Estado Español
NAPA - National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
SAC - Société d'Anthropologie des Connaissances
SAC - Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness
SBEE - Sociedade Brasileira de Etnobiologia e Etnoecologia
SBP - Sociedade Brasileira de Paleontologia
SCA - Society for Cultural Anthropology
SFAA - Society for Applied Anthropology
SHE - Society for Human Ecology
SMA - Society for Medical Anthropology
SPF - Société Préhistorique Française
WCAA - World Council of Anthropological Associations
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