General Description / Special Programs

Four-field anthropology BA/BS program and coordinated BS in Primate Behavior and Ecology (Anth, Psy, Biol). MS Cultural and Environmental Resource Management interdisciplinary program integrates cultural and natural resource management, drawing on anthropology, geography, biology, economics, history, philosophy, and political science for its curriculum. For more info, please see: MS Primate Behavior (see

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Degrees Offered Anthropology BA/BS major, coordinated BS in Primate Behavior and Ecology (Anth, Psy Biol). Minor in Museum Studies, Anthropology and on-line Anthropology minor.
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
Certificate Info Forensic Certificate, Captive Primate Care Certificate, Applied Cultural Competencies Certificate
Certificate Field Areas
AA/AS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Museum/Curatorial Studies
BA/BS Field Areas
BA/BS Requirements
BA is 62 credits, BS is 74 credits
Experience Offered
Field Work
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 1
Internship Info

Internships are available. Museum of Culture & Environment and others as arranged. Museum Studies minor requires 6 internship credits.

Support Opportunities

Undergraduate: tuition scholarship for BA/BS major; opportunities as teaching and research assistants. Graduate: assistantships in Cultural and Environmental Resource Management MS and Primate Studies MS

Program Details
Research Facilities

Archaeology labs, forensics lab, genetics lab, extensive cast collection, field schools. Museum of Culture & Environment ( Primate program provides opportunities for research on primate populations and training in captive primate care. On-campus Geographic Information Systems Laboratory and certificate program; Central Washington Archaeological Survey (CWAS) conducts archaeological survey and research involving students and interested public.

Certs Offered 1
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info:

Selected courses, including summer courses and on-line minor.

Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Anthropology Student Association,
Anthropology Club Advisor: J. Hope Amason
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1