The 2023-2024 AnthroGuide is the last print version. Edits for graduate programs are due July 31, 2023.

SUNY, Binghamton University, Department of Anthropology
PO Box 6000 Binghamton NY 13902-6000 UNITED STATES
Phone+1 607.777.2738
Phone 2 +1 607.777.2737
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General Description / Special Programs

Contract program in public archaeology; Laboratory, collections, and training in cross-disciplinary archaeological analytical techniques. Associated university programs: Harpur College Program in Linguistics; Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations; Institute for Evolutionary Studies; Combined 5 year degree programs: BA/MA, BA/MS, BS/MA, BS/MS. Information:

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Degrees Offered Anthropology PhD, MA, MS, BA, BS
Highest Degree Offered PhD
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
There are two BA tracks, one has a broad overview of anthropology, the other allows more focus in particular subdisciplines. Both require 56 hours of coursework. The BS requires 56 hours.
MA/MS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
MA/ MS Requirements The MA in Anthropology requires 30 hours of coursework, plus a thesis. The MS in Biomedical Anthropology requires 43 credit hours (in 10 courses) plus an internship.
MA/MS Specializations MS in Biomedical Anthropology, MA in Public Archaeology
PhD Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Phd Requirements 56 hours of coursework, doctoral exams, and the dissertation
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities

23 assistantships and 2 dissertation year fellowships, $17,000 plus full tuition scholarships; Clifford Clark Fellowships for underrepresented minorities; several research assistantships and part-time employment from grants and contracts.

Program Details
Research Facilities

Public Archaeology Facility, Archaeological Analytical Research Facility, Biomedical Anthropology and Neurosciences Laboratory, Molecular Anthropology and Ancient DNA Laboratory, Evolutionary Anthropology and Health Laboratory, Paleoanthropology and Skeletal Biology Laboratory, Visual Anthropology Laboratory.

Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info:

On-line distance undergraduate courses are offered in university summer and winter sessions.

Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Undergraduate Anthropology Organization, Anthropology Graduate Organization
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0