General Description / Special Programs

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Oklahoma has a vibrant research program that is focused in Native North America and Latin America. Our faculty research and teaching interests encompass archaeology, sociocultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and health and human biology (which integrates biological, molecular, and medical anthropology). Campus resources include the Laboratories of Molecular Anthropology and Microbiome Research, the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, the Oklahoma Archeological Survey, and the Western History Collection. The Department has research and teaching collaborations with a variety of other units including Native American Studies, Modern Languages/Linguistics, Women’s and Gender Studies, Biology and Microbiology, the Center for Social Justice, and the Center for Appl

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Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology PhD, MA, BA major, BS major (Human Health and Biology focus)
Highest Degree Offered PhD
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
BA: 120 credit hours with a minimum of 36 hours within anthropology distributed across 4 subfields. GPA 2.0. BS: 120 credit hours with a minimum of 30 hours within anthropology. Anthropology courses are distributed across subfields but with a concentration in courses focused on human health and biology. A minimum of 29 hours in required Biology, Chemistry, and Math or Statistics courses. GPA 2.0.
MA/MS Field Areas
Anthropology
Applied Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements 30 credit hours including thesis
MA/MS Specializations All four subfields; North America, Latin America, Applied Linguistic Anthropology
PhD Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Phd
Phd Requirements 61 hours of course work, 29 hours dissertation, written and oral exams over selected fields
Phd Specializations Archaeology; Sociocultural Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology; Human Health and Biology
Other Degree Field Areas
Molecular Anthropology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities

Graduate Students: Assistantships available. The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History and the Oklahoma Archeological Survey regularly provide assistantships. Assistantships come with tuition waivers.

Program Details
Research Facilities

Oklahoma Archeological Survey, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Laboratories of Molecular Anthropology and Microbiome Research, Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network (OKPAN)

Library Resources Western History Collections; Bizzell Library
Certs Offered 0
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info:

Undergraduate classes only.

Application Deadlines
Graduate Program: February 1
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Undergraduate Anthropological Society; Anthropology Graduate Student Association
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0