General Description / Special Programs

Anthropology minor; Historical Archaeology minor; Human Science minor

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Degrees Offered Anthropology BA/BS major, Anthropology minor, Historical Archaeology minor
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
BA/BS Field Areas
BA/BS Requirements
Must complete minimum of 41 credit hours in anthropology. Cultural Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, Archaeology, Anthropological Theory, and an approved methods course are required. Students may choose a concentration in archaeology, biological, or cultural anthropology, and take an upper-division theory course and electives in that concentration. One elective must come from a different subdiscipline. Or, students can choose the general anthropology option, which requires two theory courses and electives distributed across the subdisciplines.
Experience Offered
Field Work
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Program Details
Research Facilities

Archaeological Research Lab; Biological Anthropology Lab

Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: The Anthropology Club is a university-approved student organization, which educates the university community about anthropology and anthropology-related issues. JMU is home to the Epsilon Chapter of Lambda Alpha, the national anthropology honor society.
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1