General Description / Special Programs
Broad based four-field undergraduate major; Opportunities for internships, study abroad, field study and laboratory research; Separate well equipped specialized laboratories for archaeology, human biological variations, pottery residue analysis, and human osteology & forensics
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Degrees Offered Anthropology BA; NC Social Studies Licensure and Anthropology
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
40 hours with 13 core hours, 18 from the three subfields of anthropology, with a minimum of 6 hours from each, and 9 additional hours in other anthropology courses chosen as electives
Experience Offered
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info Internships available at a variety of local agencies. See website for more details.
Support Opportunities UNCW Research Fellowship, Anthropology Trust Fund, Lambda Alpha, Anthropology Club
Program Details
Research Facilities Chemical Residues Laboratory, Human Osteology and Forensics Laboratory, Human Biological Variations Laboratory, Lithics Laboratory
Library Resources The William Madison Randall Library at UNCW holds nearly two million items in various formats of which 800,000 are books, bound journals and paper government documents; 920,000 are microfilm pieces, and more than 22,000 are multimedia items. In addition the library offers extensive indexes and full text resources via computers.
Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: Intro to Anthropology; Archaeology; Cultural Anthropology; Human Societies; Physical Anthropology; Fundamentals of Forensic Anthropology
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: UNCW Anthropology Club - membership open to all qualified UNCW students and faculty/staff. Administered by student officers and a faculty advisor. Lambda Alpha - Eta Chapter Anthropology Honors Society; open to qualified junior & senior undergraduates.
Anthropology Club Advisor: Dr. Carolyn Robinson, Dr. Michaela Howells
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1