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

General Description / Special Programs

Study and research opportunities at Felice Rome Center in Italy, and Viet Nam Program in Ho Chi Minh City; Field Museum of Natural History, Lincoln Park and Brookfield Zoos in Chicago. Civic engagement programs in refugee resettlement, cemetery excavation and forensic anthropology. Numerous interdisciplinary cross-listings in Asian, African/African Diaspora, Catholic, Environmental, Forensic, International, Islamic World, Latin America, Peace, and Women's Studies & Gender Studies Programs.

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Degrees Offered BS/BA Anthropology, BA Sociology/Anthropology
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
BA/BS Field Areas
Applied Anthropology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
Students must complete 36 credit hours (12 courses) offered within the department.
Experience Offered
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info

Faculty are available to assist students in finding internship opportunities and/or offer internships in museum studies, refugee resettlement, human skeletal analysis, and primatology.

Support Opportunities

The Department of Anthropology offers student travel and research awards to majors pursuing a BA or BS degree.

Program Details
Research Facilities

Archaeology, biological anthropology, and material culture labs are well equipped for teaching and research. Resources include imaging, microscopy, thin sectioning, osteometric and dental casting, comparative skeletal collection, artifact and fossil cast collection, computer-based equipment, and material culture collections including HRAF (microfile edition).

Collections May Weber Collection of Ethnographic Art and Artifacts contains hundreds of art and artifacts from around the world, reflecting diverse aesthetics, and which illustrate how various cultures and faiths depict their religious deities and shape visual impressions of their gods.
Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info:

Introductory courses such as ANTH100: Globalization and Local Culture and ANTH101: Human Origins are offered in the summer and occasionally during Jterm (January)

Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Student Clubs: Chardin Anthropological Society and Loyola Refugee Outreach
Anthropology Club Advisor: Dr. Noah Butler
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1