General Description / Special Programs
The University of Montana Department of Anthropology provides a curriculum that will help students understand and appreciate the range of human cultures as well as the significance of biological evolution of the human condition. Through our undergraduate and graduate programs students not only achieve a broad cross-cultural education, but prepare to apply their anthropological knowledge in their chosen career paths. A minor, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees are offered in anthropology, with options or specializations available at every level. For undergraduates, the B.A. can include an option in Archaeology, Cultural and Ethnic Diversity, Forensic Anthropology, Linguistics, or Medical Anthropology - or a general degree crafted to the interests of the student. Parallel missions to promote the student of hu
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Tuition Info
http://www.umt.edu/finaid/cost-of-attendance/bachelors-deg-COA/default.php
Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology BA, MA, PhD Linguistics MA
Highest Degree Offered PhD
Certificate Info Forensic Studies, Historic Preservation
Certificate Field Areas
Forensics
GIS
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
Applied Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Museum/Curatorial Studies
BA/BS Requirements
Minimum of 36 anthropology credits to include 1 course in each of 4 fields (Intro to Soc/Cultural, Intro to Physical, Intro to Archaeology and Intro to Linguistics); 3 credits in methods, 3 credits in theory; 6 credits in (i) Human Adaptation and Diversity, (ii)World Societies and Cultures or (iii) Concepts and Issues; 12 elective credits. Plus 3 credits in an approved statistics course.
MA/MS Field Areas
Anthropology
Applied Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Experience Offered
Internship
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements 30 units course work thesis option or 36 units course work nonthesis option, professional paper, skills, statistics required, midterm assessment
MA/MS Specializations Cultural Heritage option, Linguistics option, Forensic anthropology option
PhD Field Areas
Anthropology
Applied Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Phd
Phd Requirements For information, please visit our website: www.umt.edu/grad/Programs/Anthropology.php
Phd Specializations Cultural Heritage and Applied Anthropology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info Varies.
Grants Or Funding Varies.
Support Opportunities Graduate: teaching assistantships, Conference travel support
Program Details
Research Facilities Extensive study collections of Norhtwest plains ethnological and archaeological materials, eHRAF, Northern Plains Ethnohistory Project, Salish linguistic studies, archaeology labs, ethnology lab, lexicography and computer linguistics lab, physical anthropology lab
Collections Welcome to the University of Montana’s Anthropological Collection Facility (UMACF). The facility houses collections of prehistoric and historic artifacts from archaeological sites across Montana and ethnographic collections from Northern Plains and Southwestern cultures accessioned for curation and use in teaching and/or research at the University of Montana. A primary mission of the UMACF is to create and facilitate an environment for research and learning. In order to support this primary goal, the facility will make its collections accessible to faculty, researchers, graduate students, culturally affiliated groups, and other qualified individuals. http://hs.umt.edu/anthropology/umacf/default.php
Library Resources Mike and Maureen Mansfield Library
Certs Offered 1
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: https://umonline.umt.edu/programs.php
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: MASA http://hs.umt.edu/anthropology/masa/default.php President- Lauren Clark Vice President - Nikki Manning
Anthropology Club Advisor: Meradeth Snow
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1