University of Southern Mississippi, School of Social Science and Global Studies
118 College Dr. #5108 Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001 UNITED STATES
Phone+1 601.266.4964
General Description / Special Programs

Anthropology MA

Anthropology BA

Dual master's degree with history in applied heritage studies; dual master's degree with library science; dual master's degree with public health

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Degrees Offered Anthropology MA, BA
Highest Degree Offered MA/MS
Certificate Info Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Studies, Graduate Certificate in Public History
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
33 semester hours of coursework in anthropology, includes 200-level courses in archaeology/biological anthropology and a 300-level course in history of anthropological theory, proseminar, and capstone seminar; university distribution requirements, 124 hours total
MA/MS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Experience Offered
MA/ MS Requirements 33 semester hours of coursework, thesis or project, language or methods courses, five-hour written exam, thesis proposal defense, thesis defense
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities

Eight graduate assistantships, stipend plus tuition waiver and health insurance

Program Details
Research Facilities

Archaeology and biological anthropology labs, computer center, remote sensing and GIS labs

Certs Offered 1
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info:

The Human Experience, Introduction to Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology

Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Anthropology Society; Beta of Mississippi chapter of Lambda Alpha Honor Society
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1