General Description / Special Programs

The University of Indianapolis offers three degree programs: BA Anthropology (with separate Four-Field and Anthropology of Health tracks), BS Archaeology, and MS Anthropology (with separate Archaeology and Bioarchaeology tracks). The BS Archaeology degree includes a 4:1 accelerated Bachelors to Masters track in Archeology. Our curriculum provides a holistic approach to all subfields of anthropology and integrates hands-on undergraduate and graduate research opportunities. Faculty and students are active in public archaeology and archaeological field research, including field schools in Indiana and Georgia.

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Tuition Info
Degrees Offered BA Anthropology (Four-Field and Anthropology of Health tracks), BS Archaeology, MS Anthropology (Archaeology and Bioarchaeology tracks)
Highest Degree Offered MA/MS
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
Anthropology - 40-43 credit hours with 2.0 GPA Archaeology - 56-58 credit hours with 2.0 GPA
MA/MS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
MA/ MS Requirements 36 credit hours with a 3.0 GPA
MA/MS Specializations Bioarchaeology (includes dental anthropology), Archaeology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities

Undergraduate Lab Coordinator position in the Material Culture Lab, 2 graduate Teaching Assistantships, undergraduate Research Assistantships

Program Details
Research Facilities

The department has three labs that host faculty and student research. The Material Culture Lab is a fully equipped archaeological research lab that curates archaeological collections from Indiana, Alaska, and Georgia. The Bioarchaeology Lab focuses on research on bioarchaeology and dental anthropology. Special equipment includes a Scanning Electron Microscope, 3D scanner, and White Light Confocal Profiler. The Ethnographic Research Lab hosts a secure computer for transcription and qualitative analysis of ethnographic data.

Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Archaeology & Anthropology Interest Club (ARCHAIC) open to all students
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0