College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Mission & Vision

Group of students in Tunari, Bolivia

The mission of the Department of Geography and Anthropology is to advance knowledge, learning, and individual skills in the related disciplines of anthropology and geography. The Department and constituent programs fully support the emphases of the university on:

  • applied, technical preparation along with broad, theoretical education;
  • inter-disciplinary approaches,
  • hands-on, learn-by-doing pedagogy in keeping with curriculum,
  • internationalization of the curriculum,
  • multiculturalism in and out of the classroom, and
  • student- and learning-oriented teaching.