General Description / Special Programs
Undergrad (BA) and graduate (MA) training in applied anthropology, archaeology, cultural, biological, and linguistic anthropology emphasizing theory, method, application and research. Special areas of interest include, but are not limited to, applied anthropology, international development, medical anthropology including collaborations with local clinics and community organizations across Northern Arizona, environmental, applied and research archaeology, cultural resource management, applied and research linguistics. The department offers a diverse curriculum including programs for the US Southwest and Latin America and a core of applied research methods courses. It participates in Historic Preservation cooperative programs with the Navajo Nation Historic Preservation and Heritage Department and the Hopi Tribe, and has cooperative agreeme
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Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology MA, BA
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
Applied Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
120-hour course requirement; Includes 33-34 hours Anthro courses, 16 hours of Language, 35 hours liberal studies and 18-hour minor
MA/MS Field Areas
Anthropology
Applied Anthropology
Archaeology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements 37-hour course requirement including 6-hour thesis, thesis defense; or 37-hour course requirement with internship paper, internship defense, in applied tracks. Noncredit makeup deficiencies in 4 subfields of anthropology plus statistics
MA/MS Specializations Applied cultural anthropology and archaeology, research archaeology, cultural anthropology, and biological anthropology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities Graduate: 15 graduate assistantships, salary up to $12,000, with health benefits; tuition waivers, resident $4,486 (year), non-resident $11,986 (year); varying amounts of contract support
Program Details
Research Facilities Excellent lab resources for archaeology and cultural anthropology: computer lab, imaging lab; lithics, ceramics, faunal, ethnobotanical, historic archaeology labs and comparative collections. Students participate actively in archaeological and cultural fieldwork in the US Southwest and Belize.
Certs Offered 0
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Student run, with faculty advisor(s)
Anthropology Club Advisor: Emily Dale
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0