General Description / Special Programs
The graduate program transforms scholars into professional anthropologists who will variously engage in research, teaching, policy-related, and/or administrative activities (that benefit the peoples with whom they work). It focuses on how people living in a variety of settings participate in and adapt to processes of change and transformation, both historically and in the contemporary world. The faculty is committed to an integrated, socially engaged concept of the discipline. The traditional subfields are crosscut by a series of concentrations that constitute areas of strength. The most developed concentrations at the present are (1) transnational movements of people and culture, such as tourism or labor migration; (2) border and bi-national communities associated with inequalities and the globalization of capital; (3) the archaeology of
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Degrees
Degrees Offered PhD, MA, MS, BA, BS
Highest Degree Offered PhD
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
Lower division prerequisites in cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics; BA: 36 upper division units including one course in each subfield; BS: 40 upper division units including one course in each subfield
MA/MS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements MA: 1 year residency, 36 units, written examination. MS: 1 year residency, 56 units, thesis
PhD Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Phd
Phd Requirements 2 years residency, language and methodology proficiency, oral and written examination, research proposal, fieldwork, dissertation, dissertation defense
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantships inside and outside the department, readerships, and positions with the Archaeological Research Unit
Program Details
Research Facilities Archaeological Research Unit, Eastern Information Center, Archaeological Curation Unit, and Computer Laboratory
Certs Offered 0
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Student Association of Graduate Anthropologist (SAGA): Anna Wire; Association of Undergraduate Anthropologists: Travis Stanton
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0