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

General Description / Special Programs

High-achieving undergraduates may apply to an Accelerated MA program which allows them to take 12 hours of graduate credit during their senior year.

Collections experience; Archaeological field schools (prehistoric and historic)

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Tuition Info
Per Credit Hour (does not include fees): Undergraduate: In-State - $394.69, Out-of-State - $789.38 Graduate: In-State - $414.69, Out-of-State - $861.35
Degrees Offered Anthropology MA/MS, BA/BS
Highest Degree Offered MA/MS
Other Degree Requirements Please see our departmental website for more information.
Certificate Info The Anthropology Geographic Information Systems (GIS) graduate certificate provides the specialized education and training that students need to understand GIS methods and technology as applied field of study and data management.
Certificate Field Areas
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
Minimum of 40 hours and senior thesis in anthropology; see departmental website or contact advisor for details.
MA/MS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Experience Offered
Field Work
MA/ MS Requirements Minimum of 30 hours, including a written high-quality thesis. Required Courses: Research Design plus specific courses for each concentration (see website or contact the department for details)
MA/MS Specializations Biological Anthropology, cultural anthropology, historical archaeology, Japanese studies, prehistoric archaeology, linguistic anthropology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info

Internship and professional practice opportunities.

Internships are arranged in consultation with the undergraduate advisor.  Anthropology majors enroll in Professional Practice:Internship/Co-Op (ANT 398) to receive internship credit. Please see our departmental web page for more information.



Grants Or Funding Please see our website for more details.
Support Opportunities

Undergraduate Teaching Assistantships, Graduate Assistantships

Please see our website for more details.

Program Details
Research Facilities

The Anthropology Program maintains robust laboratory and research spaces including a Prehistoric Archaeology Lab, Zooarchaeology Lab, Historical Archaeology Lab, and Physical Anthropology Lab.

Collections Ethnographic collection; large prehistoric and historic archaeology collections; biological anthropology collection (fossil casts and primate skeletons); zooarchaeology comparative collection
Library Resources Students have access to Milner Library’s open stacks of 1.4 million volumes, as well as an extensive inter-library loan system.
Certs Offered 1
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Application Deadlines
Undergraduate - Anytime; Graduate - February 1
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Society of Student Anthropologists (SOSA)
Anthropology Club Advisor: G. Logan Miller
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1