University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Anthropology
1664 No Virginia MS0096 Reno NV UNITED STATES
Phone+1 775.784.6704
Email anthropology@unr.edu
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
Forensic Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Museum/Curatorial Studies
BA/BS Requirements
24-27 credits in university core curriculum requirements; 6-20 credits in college requirements, including a foreign language; 31 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
Forensic Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Experience Offered
Conferences
Fellowships/Grants
Field Work
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, linguistics anthropology, and biological anthropology
PhD Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Forensic 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, linguistics anthropology, and biological 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 $18,500 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, Great Basin Paleoindian Research Unit, Human Paleoecology and Archaeometry Laboratory, Forensics and Biological Anthropology Laboratory, Historical Archaeology Laboratory, Linguistic Anthropology Laboratory

Certs Offered 0
Contacts
  • Christopher Morgan
    Primary Contact
    Department Chair; Associate Professor; Don Frazier-Don Fowler Endowed Chair in Prehistoric Great Basin Archaeology
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Application Deadlines
PhD/MA applications due December 15
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Anthropology Student Association (ASA)
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0