The 2023-2024 AnthroGuide is the last print version. Edits for graduate programs are due July 31, 2023.

General Description / Special Programs

Anthropology offers students the opportunity to broaden their exposure to peoples and cultures of the world, both now and in the past. Our students are well-prepared for graduate school and careers in fields such as cultural resource management, public health and community outreach.


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Degrees Offered BA in Anthropology. Minor in Anthropology, and Minor in Archaeology.
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
Certificate Info With an anthropology degree, you’ll have the opportunity to broaden your exposure to peoples and cultures of the world, both now and in the past. Our four-field approach considers the biological, cultural, prehistoric and linguistic aspects of human diversity. Students usually choose to specialize in one of the four subfields.
BA/BS Field Areas
BA/BS Requirements
Total of 60 quarter credits. Required: (20 credits) Four-Field Introductions plus (15 credits) Theory, Methods, and Capstone. Electives: (25 credits) any upper-level ANTR prefix course; plus one year of a foreign language
Experience Offered
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info <p><strong>Internships and Career Opportunities</strong></p> <ul> <li>Archaeological &amp; Historical Services at EWU</li> <li>Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture</li> </ul>
Program Details
Research Facilities <p>Osteology lab</p>
Certs Offered 1
Employees500 to 3000
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: <p>ANTR 201 Global &amp; Cultural Encounters, ANTR 202 Human Evolution, ANTR 204 Archaeological Sciences, ANTR 342 Medical Anthropology</p>
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: EWU Anthropological Society
Anthropology Club Advisor: Julia Smith, PhD
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0