My son has been toying with the notion of majoring in Anthropology. Since that concentration wasn't available when I went to college. I decided to do a bit of reading on the subject, and what a broad subject it is, covering biological, cultural, linguistic and archaeological perspectives on human origins and behaviour. While exploring this exciting inter-disciplinary field, I visited the American Anthropological Association and came across this video on race.
I plan to find time to visit the tour exhibit on RACE which explores the complex story of race. It's a trevelling exhibit which goes until 5/2013.
If my son wants to pursue this discipline (it seems like disciplines really) I'll encourage him. Since his interests are wide-ranging, it seems ideal for him and with so many different aspects maybe he won't be likely to fall into that common trap of switching majors. Further he will develop sharper skills at observing, analyzing, recording and thinking.