General Description / Special Programs
Four-field Anthropology, Summer archaeology field schools, Museum Studies, Historic Preservation Program, Great Basin Paleoindian Research Unit.
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Tuition Info
www.unr.edu/tuition-and-fees
Degrees
Degrees Offered PhD, MA, BA
Highest Degree Offered PhD
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
33 credits in university core curriculum requirements; 6-20 credits in college requirements, including a foreign language; 33 credits in major plus an approved minor program; the remaining number of credits may be taken from any department in the university, for a total of 120 credits.
MA/MS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Experience Offered
Internship
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements Applicants for the master's program must satisfy all graduate school requirements and specific departmental requirements. The completion of 31 credits is required, 18 of which must be at the 700-course level. One credit of comprehensive examination is required, but does not count towards the number of 700 level credits needed.
MA/MS Specializations Archaeology: historical or prehistoric, cultural anthropology, ethnolinguistics, and physical anthropology
PhD Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Phd
Phd Requirements Applicants for the doctoral program must have a degree in anthropology, or a related field, and must satisfy all graduate school requirements and specific departmental requirements. A minimum of 73 credits is required, 30 of which must be at the 700-course level. One credit of comprehensive examination is required, but does not count towards the number of 700 level credits needed.
Phd Specializations Archaeology: historical or prehistoric, cultural anthropology and physical anthropology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info Internships available through the Museum Studies Program.
Support Opportunities Teaching/research assistantships, salary up to $17,000 with tuition grant-in-aid, and supplemental health insurance; student employment; Herbert Splatt Scholarships; Donald C Kitselman Fellowship, Don Frazier Award, and Carol McCandless Prize.
Program Details
Research Facilities Library special collections, Anthropology Research Museum, Center for Basque Studies, Nevada State Museum, Desert Research Institute
Certs Offered 0
Contacts
  • David Rhode
    Primary Contact
    Associate Research Professor; Quaternary Science Center; Desert Research Institute,Desert Research Institute,Research Professor
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Application Deadlines
PhD/MA applications due January 15
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Anthropology Student Association (ASA)
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0