General Description / Special Programs
Integrated biocultural program with emphasis on public engagement. Foundational courses in biocultural evolution, anthropology of inequality, and culture, identity, & cognition, and required courses in research methods and public seminar. Electives in archaeology, biological, cultural, and linguistic anthropology, and area studies. Study-abroad, field schools and internships strongly encouraged.
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Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology BA
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
BA/BS Requirements
120 total credits, including University Core Curriculum (i.e. General Education requirements), World Languages requirement (up to 2 courses/6 credits), Anthropology major is 34 credits (6 required core courses and 5 electives). Related minor(s) or second major strongly encouraged.
Experience Offered
Internship
Other Degree Field Areas
Biocultural anthropology; public anthropology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info The Department of Anthropology offers internships to qualified students. Some internships are long standing, and others are newly identified by the students themselves, and vetted by the Department.
Program Details
Research Facilities Anthropology teaching lab, electronic access to HRAF, qualitative analysis software.
Collections Human anatomy teaching models; forensic osteology teaching collection; non-human primate & hominin cast collection, lithic artifact collection.
Library Resources University has significant book holdings in stacks, and access to most major journals/periodicals on-line. Also has access to many on-line video titles.
Certs Offered 0
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: Minor (Introductory course and five electives) can be completed completely on-line.
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: AnthroSphere; organizes on campus programming, field trips, collaboration with other on-campus student groups.
Anthropology Club Advisor: Dr. Liliana Milanes
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1