General Description / Special Programs
The major is designed to develop students' abilities and skills in knowledge of the field that will serve as a foundation for further study and/or career goals. A broad understanding of human culture around the world and across time is achieved through four types of classes. The first set of classes provide a foundational knowledge in the theories and methods of anthropology, The second set familiarize students with a basic unit of study in anthropology, the family and kinships systems. The third set of courses provide detailed coverage of the cultural aspects of ethnicity. The fourth area provides in-depth coverage of cultural systems of knowledge and belief. In addition, students will take electives that enable them to achieve a breadth of information in areas such as medical anthropology, gender and sexuality, language, business and politics.
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Degrees Offered Cultural Anthropology (major and Minor); Sociology (major and minor)
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
Other Degree Requirements Minor in Cultural Anthropology; see bulletin
BA/BS Field Areas
Cultural Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
Requirements: See detailed core curriculum information in University Bulletin (
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Program Details
Research Facilities <p>Forensic Anthropology laboratory</p>
Library Resources A.A. Lemieux Library
Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Anthropology Club is a collaboration with the Sociology Club; Films, discussions, speakers and field trips.
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0