General Description / Special Programs
Department emphasizes a four-field approach in basic and applied research, with a doctoral-level focus on environmental anthropology.
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Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology PhD, MA, BA major
Highest Degree Offered PhD
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
39 semester credit hours in the major, 27 of which are upper-division
MA/MS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Experience Offered
Internship
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements 33 semester credit hours with thesis
PhD Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Phd
Phd Requirements 66 post-baccalaureate semester credit hours, including research and dissertation
Phd Specializations Environmental Anthropology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Program Details
Research Facilities The Center for Archaeological Research administers contracts and grants, publishes monographs and conducts public outreach. The Center employs part-time research staff members, interns, and volunteers, including graduate and undergraduate students. Faculty and student interns also conduct research and outreach in the four fields through a number of Institutions including UT Health Science Center, Institute of Texan Cultures, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, Esperanza Peace and Justice Center; Witte Museum, and the San Antonio Zoo. Graduate assistantships and other forms of support are available on a competitive basis.
Certs Offered 0
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: UTSA Anthropological Society, Gamma Chapter, Lambda Alpha National Anthropology Honors Society, UTSA Anthropology Graduate Student Association
Anthropology Club Advisor: Deborah Moon Wagner
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1