General Description / Special Programs
BA in Cultural Anthropology, BA in General Anthropology, BS in Public Archaeology; archaeological fieldwork at prehistoric sites in eastern Massachusetts; biological anthropology lab experience opportunities; internships at the Robbins Museum; undergraduate research; Study Tours; Jamaica & Trinidad fieldwork opportunities; undergraduate Honors Program.
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Tuition Info
$427.96/cr undergraduate day (Mass. resident); $683.96/cr undergraduate day (non-Mass. resident)
Degrees Offered BA Cultural Anthropology, BA General Anthropology, BS Public Archaeology, Graduate Certificate in Applied Anthropology.
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
Other Degree Requirements Graduate Certificate in Applied Anthropology: 12-15 credit hours, including 3-6 required credits; 9 elective credits.
BA/BS Field Areas
Applied Anthropology
Biological Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Museum/Curatorial Studies
BA/BS Requirements
BA in Cultural Anthro: 39 credit hours, including 21-24 in cultural, 3 in archaeology, 3 in biological plus foreign language; BA in General Anthro: 48 credit hours, including 27 in cultural, 6 in archaeology, 6 in biological, plus 6 in introductory foreign language and 3 in research or applied; BS in Public Archaeology: 52 credit hours, including 21 in archaeology, 9 in cultural, 3 in physical, plus 18 hours of cognates.
Experience Offered
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info Forensic Anthropology, archaeology, museum studies, applied anthropology.
Support Opportunities George Horner Award to outstanding graduating seniors; Adrian Tinsley Program for Undergraduate Research; Honors Program.
Program Details
Research Facilities Archaeology Lab, Biological Anthropology Lab; skull cast collection; stone tool collection; Meso-American ceramic vessels and sculptures; links to Robbins Museum of Archaeology and the Massachusetts Archaeological Society.
Library Resources Maxwell Library
Publications Journal of International Women's Studies (
Certs Offered 0
Links to minors in Women's & Gender Studies, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Middle East Studies, US Ethnic Studies, African Studies, American Studies, Canadian Studies, Civic Education. Member of NEAA, Greater Boston Anthropology Consortium (GBAC). Links to Mass. Archaeological Society, American Studies Association.
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Introduction to Archaeology, Introduction to Folklore, Myth and Culture, Native Cultures of North America, Africa Through Films, Latin American Peoples and Cultures, First Nations: Global Indigenous Peoples, Global Human Issues, The Lives of Women, Second Year Seminars: Touring Culture and Viking Culture.
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Anthropology/Archaeology Club sponsors monthly events
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1