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

General Description / Special Programs

Specialization in East Asia, Latin America, North America, and Sub-Saharan Africa, with opportunities to participate in Skidmore's interdisciplinary programs in Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, International Affairs, Latin American and Latinx Studies, and Media and Film Studies. Students have opportunities for archaeological and ethnographic field research and lab analyses, and anthropology majors are encouraged to study broad and regularly participate in field study programs in a variety of countries. Some student/faculty collaborative research grants are available.

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Degrees Offered Anthropology BA major, minor
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
BA/BS Field Areas
BA/BS Requirements
120 credits of course work with a minimum of 33 credits in anthropology, including 2 introductory courses, 1 theory course, 1 methods course, 1 geographic-area course, 3 advanced seminars.
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities

Student/Faculty collaborative research grants; Student Opportunity Funds

Program Details
Research Facilities

Department maintains a collection of artifacts from Saratoga area sites. Facilities support faculty-student collaborative research: archaeology lab equipped for GIS, quantitative and physiochemical analyses; biological anthropology lab to support osteological analysis; and a cultural lab to analyze audio and visual material for ethnographic projects.

Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Advisor: Dr. Kathryn Baustian
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0