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  • Academic Progress Policy | Whittier College
    Faculty It is recommended that students on Academic Warning participate in the Academic Recovery Program through the Center for Advising and Academic Success See Section F Students on Academic Warning return to Good Standing when their overall and semester grade point averages are both above 2 0 C Partial Probation At the conclusion of any regular semester fall or spring students on Academic Warning or in Good Standing are placed on Partial Probation if they receive overall and semester grade point averages below 2 0 Students placed on Partial Probation receive a letter of notification from the Associate Dean of Faculty Students on Partial Probation may not pledge join a society or serve on an executive board or as an elected officer in a club organization media student government or society First Year students on Partial Probation are required to participate in the Academic Recovery Program through the Center for Advising and Academic Success It is strongly recommended that other students on Partial Probation participate in the program See Section F Students on Partial Probation continue on Partial Probation when they receive a semester grade point average above 2 0 but their overall grade point average remains below 2 0 Students on Partial Probation return to Good Standing when they receive overall and semester grade point averages above 2 0 D Full Probation At the conclusion of any regular semester fall or spring students on Partial Probation who again receive overall and semester grade point averages below 2 0 are placed on Full Probation Students placed on Full Probation receive a letter of notification from the Associate Dean of Faculty Students on Full Probation may not pledge join a society or serve on an executive board or as an elected officer in a club organization media student government or society Students on Full Probation are prohibited from participating in intercollegiate athletics Other conditions may be attached to Full Probation by the Academic Review Committee on an individual basis Students on Full Probation are required to participate in the Academic Recovery Program through the Center for Advising and Academic Success See Section F Students on Full Probation continue on Full Probation when they receive a semester grade point average above 2 0 but their overall grade point average remains below 2 0 When students on Full Probation receive overall and semester grade point averages above 2 0 they return to Good Standing E Academic Suspension Students on Full Probation who earn a overall and semester grade point average below 2 0 are suspended for at least one semester F Academic Recovery Program First year students on Partial Probation and all students on Full Probation are required to participate in an Academic Recovery Program through the Center for Advising and Academic Success CAAS Students who receive a warning or partial probation and who are not required to use Academic Recovery can also use the Program Students who are required to participate in academic recovery must sign an educational contract which may include

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  • About | Whittier College
    For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Anthropology Slider A Big Picture Understanding What does it mean to be human As a student of anthropology at Whittier you ll seek to answer that question Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Religion Magic and Witchcraft to Understanding Cultures preview some of our anthropology courses at Whittier Learn more Prev Next In This Section Anthropology Mobile Anthropology Home About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Anthropology About About On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Anthropology asks the question What does it mean to be human It seeks the answers to that question by integrating varied sources of knowledge How is being human affected by the dynamics between culture the environment and biology What can we learn about the total repertoire of being human by looking at societies very different from middle class American society How are we to understand the evolution of our uniquely biocultural species What do archaeological sites reveal about human societies in the past How can the reflexive nature of anthropology better prepare us for living in today s diverse and globalized world Students engaged in the study of anthropology emerge from the program prepared to better understand themselves in their own sociocultural context better understand and communicate across cultural boundaries pursue careers involving social interaction and policy for example academic and applied anthropology business education environmental protection

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  • Preview of Courses | Whittier College
    that question Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Religion Magic and Witchcraft to Understanding Cultures preview some of our anthropology courses at Whittier Learn more Prev Next In This Section Anthropology Mobile Anthropology Home About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Anthropology Preview of Courses Preview of Courses On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The following are courses that have been offered or are usually offered by the Department of Anthropology For a comprehensive list of courses please refer to the current Schedule of Classes or Course Catalog ANTH 250 Understanding Cultures For over a century the ethnography has been the often unique staple product of Anthropology In the early 20th century the West began to understand the workings and structures of different cultures in large part through the fieldwork and subsequent books published by anthropologists Even in the 21st century Anthropology distinguishes itself as a field through our reliance on both the ethnographic method and the writing of ethnographies Noted anthropologists like Boas mead Evans Pritchard Malinowski and Lévi Strauss developed diverse ethnographic styles still essential to the field today In this course students will gain skills in reading and analyzing ethnographies Classic and new ethnographic texts will be closely read for their contributions to theory and method in Anthropology Prerequisite ANTH 200 or ANTH 210 ANTH 350 Religion Magic and Witchcraft Focuses on understanding how the religious magical and witchcraft practices found in diverse cultures relate to an overall attempt to explain the world beyond ordinary human understanding and to the pattern of social psychological or ecological needs of a society We are not concerned with the competing notions of God and gods that are part

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  • Majors & Minors | Whittier College
    Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Anthropology Slider A Big Picture Understanding What does it mean to be human As a student of anthropology at Whittier you ll seek to answer that question Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Religion Magic and Witchcraft to Understanding Cultures preview some of our anthropology courses at Whittier Learn more Prev Next In This Section Anthropology Mobile Anthropology Home About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Anthropology Majors Minors Majors Minors On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Anthropology Track Program Core ANTH SOC 180 Applied Community Development Workshop 3 credits One 200 level introductory Sociology course 3 credits excluding SOC214 SOC 214L ANTH 250 Understanding Cultures 3 credits SOC 300 The Sociological Imagination 3 credits ANTH310 Theory in Anthropology 3 credits Biological Anthropology or Cultural Anthropology Choose one of the following ANTH 200 Biological Anthropology 3 credits ANTH 210 Cultural Anthropology 3 credits Peoples and Cultures or Archaeology Choose one regionally focused course ANTH 205 Archaeological Anthropology 3 credits ANTH 211 Peoples and Cultures of Asia 3 credits ANTH 212 Peoples and Cultures of Africa 3 credits ANTH 213 Peoples and Cultures of Native America 3 credits ANTH 214 Peoples and Cultures of Latin America 3 credits ANTH 215 Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East 3 credits Methods Choose one of the following SOC 310 Approaches to Social Research 4 credits ANTH 311 Field Research Crossing Cultural Boundaries 3 credits ANTH 312 Ethnographic Methods 3 credits Upper Division Anthropology Sociology Topics Courses Choose one Sociology 300 level course 3 credits and one Anthropology 300 level course 3 credits excluding

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  • Clubs & Organizations | Whittier College
    Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Anthropology and Sociology A LOOK INSIDE Religion Magic and Witchcraft to Understanding Cultures preview some of our anthropology courses at Whittier Learn more A Look Inside Workshop in Urban Studies to Food and Food Systems a preview of our sociology courses Learn more Picked Clean Students help in border clean up Read more A Thing Lived Sociology is the study of the connection between individuals and society between personal troubles and public issues Learn more A Big Picture Understanding What does it mean to be human As a student of anthropology at Whittier you ll seek to answer that question Learn more Prev Next You are here Home Department of Anthropology and Sociology Clubs Organizations Clubs Organizations On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The Department of Anthropology offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of clubs and organizations that promote academic and professional growth

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  • Facilities | Whittier College
    Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Anthropology Slider A Big Picture Understanding What does it mean to be human As a student of anthropology at Whittier you ll seek to answer that question Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Religion Magic and Witchcraft to Understanding Cultures preview some of our anthropology courses at Whittier Learn more Prev Next In This Section Anthropology Mobile Anthropology Home About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Anthropology Facilities Facilities On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Whittier College s Qualitative Research Lab provides hardware for data collection and processing that students and faculty of the departments of Sociology Anthropology and Social

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  • Research & Fieldwork | Whittier College
    Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Anthropology Slider A Big Picture Understanding What does it mean to be human As a student of anthropology at Whittier you ll seek to answer that question Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Religion Magic and Witchcraft to Understanding Cultures preview some of our anthropology courses at Whittier Learn more Prev Next In This Section Anthropology Mobile Anthropology Home About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Anthropology Research Fieldwork Research Fieldwork On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments At Whittier College our student body works in close active collaboration with professors who are leaders in their fields Together this team of learners conducts research projects that push the boundaries of knowledge and inquiry For example select students support faculty members with their professional academic investigations At other times it is the faculty which assists the efforts of students in pursuing groundbreaking new research As a result of these experiences and with confidence in their own abilities Whittier students regularly go on to participate in conferences such as the Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research and other academic conclaves across the nation Students further interact with faculty members in programs that are part of the College s Centers of Distinction and take place at Garrett and

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  • Internships & Fellowships | Whittier College
    Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Anthropology Slider A Big Picture Understanding What does it mean to be human As a student of anthropology at Whittier you ll seek to answer that question Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Religion Magic and Witchcraft to Understanding Cultures preview some of our anthropology courses at Whittier Learn more Prev Next In This Section Anthropology Mobile Anthropology Home About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Anthropology Internships Fellowships Internships Fellowships On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Internships At Whittier College education goes beyond the confines of campus Here we know that classroom learning needs to be practically applied both for career training as well as civic involvement and so getting out into the community is crucial for intellectual and character growth Whittier s location in Southern California close to Los Angeles and Orange County gives students internship opportunities that will help them gain crucial business training and experience valuable for their post Whittier lives Industries ranging from entertainment to finance aerospace to bioengineering and more all call Southern California home Civic involvement is immensely important at Whittier College as well Our Center for Engangement with Communities brings together faculty students and staff from all sectors of the College to partner with non profit organizations and local government in Whittier and the neighboring communities Learn more about the internship process at the Center for Career Planning Internships And to locate volunteer opportunities in and around Whittier College please visit the Center for Engagement with Communities Fellowships Whittier s Director of Fellowships along with faculty and

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