General Description / Special Programs
Students are encouraged to take courses at the University of Massachusetts, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College and Hampshire College, all of which, with Amherst, cooperate in a Five-College educational program.
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Degrees Offered Anthropology BA
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
BA/BS Field Areas
BA/BS Requirements
Majors are required to take 8 courses in their area of concentration (anthropology or sociology). Senior honors majors are advised to write a thesis.
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities <p>Bonnie B. Emory Fund to help support the research of senior honors students; Donald S. Pitkin Prize for best thesis</p>
Program Details
Collections The College maintains, in the Beneski Museum of Natural History, an extensive collection of lithic and ceramic artifacts from North American, European, African and Asian sites.
Library Resources Robert Frost Library houses the main collections and is supported by the specialized materials found in the Keefe Science Library, the Morgan Music Library, the Olds Math Library, and the Visual Resources Collection.
Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0