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

General Description / Special Programs

Four-field anthropology BA/BS program and coordinated interdisciplinary BS in Primate Behavior and Ecology (Anth, Psy, Biol). Interdisciplinary Master's Programs in Cultural and Environmental Resource Management, see: and Primate Behavior (see

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Degrees Offered Anthropology BA/BS major, coordinated BS in Primate Behavior and Ecology (Anth, Psy Biol). Minor in Museum Studies, Anthropology and on-line Anthropology minor.
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
Certificate Info Forensics Certificate, Captive Primate Care Certificate
Certificate Field Areas
AA/AS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Museum/Curatorial Studies
BA/BS Field Areas
BA/BS Requirements
BA is 62 credits, BS is 74 credits
Experience Offered
Field Work
MA/MS Specializations No Anthropology Master's, but interdisciplinary Master's programs in Cultural and Environmental Resource Management (see and Primate Behavior (see
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 1
Internship Info <p>Internships are available. Museum of Culture &amp; Environment and others as arranged. Museum Studies minor requires 6 internship credits.</p>
Support Opportunities <p>Undergraduate: awards for outside of class experiences; opportunities as teaching and research assistants. Graduate: assistantships in Cultural and Environmental Resource Management MS and Primate Behavior MS</p>
Program Details
Research Facilities <p>Archaeology labs, forensics lab, extensive cast collection, field schools. Museum of Culture &amp; Environment ( Primate program provides opportunities for research on primate populations and training in captive primate care. On-campus Geographic Information Systems Laboratory and certificate program; Central Washington Anthropological&nbsp;Survey (CWAS) conducts archaeological survey and research involving students and interested public.</p>
Certs Offered 1
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: <p>Selected courses, including summer courses and on-line minor.</p>
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Anthropology Student Association,
Anthropology Club Advisor: J. Hope Amason
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1