General Description / Special Programs
OSU Anthropology students take courses in all four subfields of anthropology with an applied focus. They can specialize in biocultural, cultural/linguistic or archaeology. Interdisciplinary study is facilitated by being in a School with Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, Ethnic Studies, and World Languages and Cultures. In addition, Anthropology faculty are active in the interdisciplinary programs of Food in Culture and Social Justice, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Arts and Humanities, and Humanitarian Engineering.
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Degrees
Degrees Offered PhD in Applied Anthropology, MA/MS in Applied Anthropology, BA/BS
Highest Degree Offered PhD
Other Degree Requirements You must have a Master's degree before you are eligible for admittance to OSU's PhD program.
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
BA: Baccalaureate core courses (48 credits), College of Liberal Arts courses (39 credits), Major requirements (60 credits), electives (33 credits), Total (180 credits); BS: Baccalaureate core courses (48 credits), College of Liberal Arts courses (30 credits), Major requirements (60 credits), electives (42 credits), Total (180 credits)
MA/MS Field Areas
Anthropology
Applied Anthropology
Archaeology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements Master's Program Requirements (64 credits) Core Requirements (12 credits) Major Specialization (12 credits) Supporting Courses in Anthropology (12 credits) Outside Skills/Minor (15 credits) Internship (6-12 credits) Thesis (6-12 credits) Seminar, "Tan Sack" (1 credit) Foreign Language Proficiency (Equivalent to that attained at the end of a second-year university course in that language. English is not considered a foreign language for purposes of this requirement.)
PhD Field Areas
Anthropology
Applied Anthropology
Archaeology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Phd
Phd Requirements PhD Requirements (110 credits) Students must have MA or MS in Anthropology or related discipline (34 credits) Specialization Courses (25 credits) Foreign Language Proficiency (Evidenced by passing two years of university-level foreign language study or by passing the proficiency exam.) Minor (Optional) Residency (6 credits) Comprehensive Exams (9 credits) Dissertation (36 credits)
Phd Specializations Applied Anthropology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities Multiple graduate teaching assistantships available.
Program Details
Certs Offered 0
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: Undergraduate Anthropology major available.
Application Deadlines
MA/MS/PhD Jan. 1.
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: A student led organization that organizes various events throughout the academic year.
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0