The anthropology major results in a broad understanding of humans and the human condition, both past and present.  Students are required to pursue a course of study that leads to training in all subdisciplines of anthropology.

The recognized subdisciplines are:

  • Archaeology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Public & Applied Anthropology
Focal areas for the department are:

  • Peoples and Cultures of the Americas
    (both ancient and modern)
  • Archaeology
  • Forensics and Human Osteology
  • Cultural Competency
  • Medical Anthropology

Students majoring or minoring in anthropology with sufficient course background may be provided an opportunity to participate in study abroad/field school programs.

Anthropology BA program requirements