Anthropology is the study of human societies, cultures, and their development. It helps us uncover meaning, and apply to our modern world the history and impact of relationships, social hierarchies and structures, gender roles throughout history, and even specific roles in the workplace. Anthropology is a growing field with dynamic international opportunities. You'll find anthropologists in almost every industry, everywhere around the world.
The Global Studies program engages students in the interdisciplinary study of the world, and how it has been and is being shaped by globalization. Students study global and international politics, economics, business, media, history, society, and culture so that they can become productive contributors to, and find employment in a rapidly changing world. As global perspectives and skills become more and more relevant to employers, a Global Studies major will offer a WPU graduate a range of career choices.
Marketing is more than a concentration within a business major. More accurately, it describes a collection of skills that are useful in any career. As a professional discipline, marketing is a vital function of any business’ operation. It explores customer perceptions and journeys as primary sources of profit. It also utilizes various data to make smart and insightful business decisions. On a broader scale, marketing skills transcend the business world and are used in many careers. Even outside of a traditional marketing role, people benefit from knowing the fundamental values that connect people, brands, and businesses. So, why study marketing?
What is higher education? Well, higher education is considered the last step in formal education. It follows the achievement of a high school diploma and generally involves the completion of a degree. Most recognized definitions explain higher education within the confines of a college or university that awards degrees, and in some cases, certifications.