General Description / Special Programs

Archaeology and Anthropology BA programs; Thesis and Non-Thesis tracks for MA degree; Historic Preservation Certificate; Critical Visions Certificate; Heritage Studies Certificate.

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Tuition Info
Degrees Offered Anthropology BA, MA; Archaeology BA.
Highest Degree Offered MA/MS
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
37 semester hours; requires an introductory minimum of 3 cultural, 3 archaeology, 3 biological, and 3 linguistics credit hours
MA/MS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Experience Offered
Field Work
MA/ MS Requirements THESIS TRACK: 30 semester hours (including 24 hours of formal coursework) beyond the BA and thesis; INTERDISCIPLINARY TRACK (non-thesis): 30 - 35 semester hours beyond the BA, including 12+ hours of courses leading to a certificate (e.g. Museum Studies, Behavior Analysis, Human Nutrition, Bioinformatics, Urban Design, Historic Preservation, GIS) and a 1hr Interdisciplinary Capstone course; APPLIED-PRACTICING TRACK (non-thesis): 31 semester hours, including practicum (1 hr), internship (6 hrs), and capstone (1 hr)
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info <p>Internships are required for students pursuing the Applied-Practicing Track (one of two non-thesis tracks); students in the Thesis and Interdisciplinary (non-thesis) Tracks may also participate in an internship. &nbsp;</p>
Grants Or Funding Funding packages are available to highly qualified students and include Albert C. Yates Fellowships for students who identify as members of underrepresented groups, Graduate Assistantships, Taft Enhancement Awards, and the Court Archaeological Fellowship. Research funding internal to the University is available through the Charles P. Taft Center, the Graduate Student Governance Association, and the University Research Council.
Support Opportunities <p>1 Taft Undergraduate Senior Research Fellowship; 1 Taft Graduate Fellowship; 1 Court Graduate Fellowship for Archaeology; 3 graduate assistantships; Yates Fellowship (Department must nominate applicants for this opportunity);&nbsp;other paid research support when available</p>
Program Details
Research Facilities <p>LABS: 3 Archaeology, 3 Biological, 1 Ethnographic</p>
Library Resources Access to Ohio Link Libraries
Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: <p>Cultural Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, Origins of Civilization, Humans as Primates, Social Network Analysis</p>
Application Deadlines
MA: January 15 (for funding consideration); April 1 (general admission)
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Anthropology Graduate Student Association - access to funds to support graduate student research and travel; ANTHROPOS - Undergraduate Anthropology student organization - access to funds for travel and events; Anthropology Student Advisory Board (ASAB) - advises department on needs in the department related to curriculum, inclusion, student support, and other matters
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0