Online Bachelor of Arts Degree

The anthropology majors results in a broad holistic understanding of humans and the human condition, both past and present.  Students in the program study all disciplinary subfields of Anthropology:  Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, Linguistics, and Physical Anthropology. Students can earn the degree in a fully online program.

 Online Study

The availability of online courses offered each semester is dependent on the availability of faculty to teach the course.  Required courses will be offered at least one time during the academic year but possibly not during every semester.  Anthropology offers many electives but not all electives will be taught in an online format.  Questions regarding the online availability of a course should be directed to the main office at  Due to the availability of online courses, it may take the Web-based student slightly more time to complete the degree than the traditional student.  Students should work with the Undergraduate Coordinator to plan their schedules.

Due to restrictive state regulations, UCF is not permitted to provide online courses or instruction to students in some states.  More information is available here.

The following lists are our current online course offerings.  The frequency of a course being offered online is subject to change at any time due to faculty availability.  The Department of Anthropology will be expanding the online course offerings in future semesters.

Required Lower/Upper Core Courses:

Courses Offered Online

Area Study & Restricted Elective Courses:

Courses Offered Online - Copy

***ANT 3163 Mesoamerican Archaeology will apply to the Gordon Rule Writing Requirement. 

Program Requirements

Students must earn at least a grade of C (2.0) in each required course and should consult with a college advisor to ensure that adequate progress is being made toward program completion.  Individuals interested in pursuing an online degree in anthropology should consult the online UCF catalog for a complete list of the core requirements.

Contact Information

For additional information about the anthropology major contact Dr. Sarah Barber, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator at 407-823-2227 or

For admissions information, please contact undergraduate admissions direction at

For questions regarding university requirements or tuition, please contact COSAS directly at