General Description / Special Programs
The Anthropology/Sociology major at Plymouth State offers an option in Anthropology; consists of specialty and area courses and field and archaeological field schools (prehistoric and historic archaeology) in New Hampshire. Plymouth State offers an MEd in Elementary/Secondary Education with a Heritage Studies Option and an MA is Historic Preservation. Focuses on the utilization of local resources for interpreting our past.
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Degrees Offered Anthropology BA major MEd in Heritage Studies MA in Historic Preservation
Highest Degree Offered MA/MS
BA/BS Field Areas
BA/BS Requirements
Completion of General Education requirements (55-78 credits); Satisfactory completion of courses in major; Minimum number credits is 120; Cumulative GPA 2.00 (minimum); min. of 2.20 in major; Completion of at least 30 semester hours course work at Plymouth State University; Foreign language required
MA/ MS Requirements See website at
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities Archaeology laboratory assistant/work study money
Program Details
Research Facilities Archaeology laboratory (classroom/teaching laboratory) with wet laboratory, some storage. Internships available with New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources, New Hampshire Historical Society in conjunction with Plymouth State faculty, among other resources.
Library Resources Lamson Library: 325,000 print and non-print items; 1,200 periodical subscriptions; Special Collections with New Hampshire related items.
Certs Offered 0
Plymouth State: Center for the Environment; Center for Rural Partnerships; Institute for New Hampshire Studies; NH Div. of Historical Resource, White Mountain National Forest
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: Cultural Anthropology
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Anthropology/Sociology Club is active with about ten members.
Anthropology Club Advisor: David R. Starbuck
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0