General Description / Special Programs
Integrated biocultural program with emphasis on public engagement. Foundational courses in biocultural evolution, anthropology of inequality, and culture, identity, & cognition, and required courses in research methods and public seminar. Electives in archaeology, biological, cultural, and linguistic anthropology, and area studies. Study-abroad, field schools and internships strongly encouraged.
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Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology BA
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
BA/BS Requirements
120 total credits, including University Core Curriculum (i.e. General Education requirements), World Languages requirement (up to 2 courses/6 credits), Anthropology major is 34 credits (6 required core courses and 5 electives). Related minor(s) or second major strongly encouraged.
Experience Offered
Internship
Other Degree Field Areas
Biocultural anthropology; public anthropology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info <p>The Department of Anthropology offers internships to qualified students. Some internships are long standing, and others are newly identified by the students themselves, and vetted by the Department.</p>
Program Details
Research Facilities <p>Anthropology teaching lab, electronic access to HRAF, qualitative analysis software.</p>
Collections Human anatomy teaching models; forensic osteology teaching collection; non-human primate & hominin cast collection, lithic artifact collection.
Library Resources University has significant book holdings in stacks, and access to most major journals/periodicals on-line. Also has access to many on-line video titles.
Certs Offered 0
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: <p>Minor (Introductory course and five electives) can be completed completely on-line.</p>
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: AnthroSphere; organizes on campus programming, field trips, collaboration with other on-campus student groups.
Anthropology Club Advisor: Dr. Liliana Milanes
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1