General Description / Special Programs
(1) Multiple research labs; (2) Simulated Archaeology Site; (3) Field programs - see below; (4) Chinese culture and language classes at HSU, and a one or two semester program in the People's Republic of China; (5) Cultural Resources Facility: A non-profit organization providing professional CRM services locally and research opportunities to HSU students.
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Degrees Offered Applied Anthropology MA - Limited residence online MA, Anthropology BA major, Minor
Highest Degree Offered MA/MS
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
Basic Core Requirements -13 units; Methods Training - 8 units; Breadth & Specialization - 25 units; Capstone (senior year) - 4 units.
MA/MS Field Areas
Applied Anthropology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Experience Offered
MA/ MS Requirements Limited residence MA. Summer Institute - 5 units, limited residence; Online: Basic Core – 15 units, includes field placement (3 units), Electives – 9-12 units; Exam, Project or Thesis – 6 units.
MA/MS Specializations Applied Anthropology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info Students may take internships with the Cultural Resources Facility or with local organizations.
Program Details
Research Facilities Multiple research labs: Archaeology, Bio/Zooarchaeology, Biological Anthropology, Isotope/DNA, 3-D & Geospatial, Ethnography, Applied Anthropology; Simulated Archaeology Site; and collaborations with Women's Studies, International Studies, Native American Studies and Geography programs at Humboldt State University.
Certs Offered 0
  • Marissa Ramsier
    Primary Contact
    Associate Professor; Co-Director: Biological Anthropology Research Center; Poland Bioarchaeology Field Program
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: Cultural Anthropology, Anthropology of Religion, Anthropology and Development, Ethnography, Australian Culture
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Anthropology Club, Archaeology Club
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0