ITEM 114-1005-R0302��������������� Addition of an Option in Cultural and Ethnic Anthropology to the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology; The University of Montana-Missoula

 

THAT:������������������������������������� The Board of Regents of Higher Education authorizes The University of Montana to add an option in Cultural and Ethnic Anthropology to the Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology.

 

EXPLANATION:����������������������� The University of Montana offers the only Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology in the State.� Increasingly, student interest in multicultural and diversity issues has grown.� The Department of Anthropology has added new courses to serve these students and has experienced further growth in the number of students who view academic training in diversity as a necessary prerequisite to living in a multicultural world.� This emphasis will attract more students, particularly ethnic minority students, to The University of Montana.

 

The completed signature page resides on file at the President�s Office, The University of Montana-Missoula.