Graduate programs in archaeology, sociocultural anthropology and evolutionary anthropology, each with its own requirements for advanced degrees. The program in archaeology emphasizes archaeological science and ecological archaeology. The evolutionary anthropology program incorporates behavioral ecology, evolutionary cultural anthropology, and evolutionary archaeology. The sociocultural program emphasizes themes in ecological anthropology and globalization issues, psychological/medical anthropology, ethnobiology, and children, family, and gender.
Graduate Level Half-time TA/RA provide monthly stipend plus waiver of in-state tuition. Small domestic and international travel grants offered by Graduate School and Department. A number of scholarships/annual cash awards for students working in all program areas. Incoming archaeology students from western states eligible for in-state tuition through WICHE/WRGP (www.wiche.edu/sup/wrgp).
Well-equipped laboratories in archaeology, physical anthropology, zooarchaeology, lithic technology, and stable isotopes analysis. TA/RA offices, student computer and print station. The Museum of Anthropology provides exhibits related to the department's teaching and research functions and maintains extensive research and reference collections in western US archaeology and ethnographic basketry.
Reports of Investigations, Project Reports, Contributions in Cultural Resource Management
ANTH 203 Global Cultural Diversity; ANTH 268 Sex, Evolution and Human Nature; ANTH 302 Childhood and Culture; ANTH 316 Gender in Cross Cultural Perspective; ANTH 320 Native Peoples of North America, ANTH 331 Archaeology of the Americas, ANTH 350 Speech, Thought, and Culture; ANTH 390 History of Anthropological Thought, ANTH 404 Self and Culture; ANTH 418 Human Issues in International Development.