General Description / Special Programs

Applied anthropology research offered in South Asia and rural Southeast US.

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Degrees Offered Anthropology BA major, minor
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
Other Degree Requirements Minor Requirements: Requires 18 credit hours and must include two introductory courses. Only one course may be taken under the pass/fail option.
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
BA requirement: A minimum of 33 credit hours and must include ANT 112 (Archaeology) 113 (Biological Anthropology), 114 (Cultural Anthropology), 340 (Anthropological Theory) and 390 (Student-Faculty Seminar). Students must have an average GPA of 2.0 in anthropology courses prior to graduation.
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities <p>Internal funding for student research and conference travel from Department and Dean&#39;s Office</p>
Program Details
Research Facilities <p>Dept has archaeology and biological anthropology labs. Professional-quality technology available for student use: video editing equipment and software, distance learning technology, still and video cameras, digital audio recorders, and GIS. Museum and WFU School of Medicine offer additional opportunities. Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE) AAA journal edited in-house.</p>
Certs Offered 0
Employees1 to 25
  • Andrew Gurstelle
    Primary Contact
    Academic Director, Associate Teaching Professor and Academic Director of the Museum of Anthropology, Associate Teaching Professor of Anthropology
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Application Deadlines
Please contact registrar at: Phone: 336.758.5207, E-mail:
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Active student led
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1