Anthropology and Emerging Technology in Business + Design (ETBD)

Dr. Hay discussing with students
The integrated Anthropology and ETBD program is built to combine anthropological skills with design skills to better research and accommodate customer needs.

Program Learning Outcomes

Through the Applied Design Track (Anthropology), students will learn:

  • Person-Centered Research Methods
  • Communication Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Design Thinking
  • Ethical Values & Practices
  • Anthropological Holism
  • Intercultural Appreciation
  • Engaged Scholarship, and
  • Professional Development

Interested in the Integrated Program?

  1. Declare an Anthropology Major! Reach out to Dr. James Bielo, the Lead Departmental Advisor (LDA) to embark on your anthropology career. 
  2. Reach out to Dr. James Bielo or Tracey Hayes, the LDA for ETBD, to find the most efficient way to meet Anthropology, ETBD, and Miami Plan requirements in 4 years or less!
  3. Declare an ETBD Major with the Applied Design Track. Tracey Hayes can help with this. 


For questions about the program, contact Dr. Mark Peterson or visit the ETBD website.