- Gain a solid grounding into the four subfields of anthropology including archaeology, social cultural, linguistic, and physical anthropology.
- Learn both qualitative and quantitative research methods used by anthropologists in the field. These skills have numerous job applications such as in cultural resource management, museum curatorship, and/or non-profit administration.
- Gain a global perspective by studying the interactions of groups and societies from a wide array of vantage points.
- Have access to faculty mentors committed to helping students meet their educational and career goals.
Students who complete the program will be able to:
- Explain core concepts of anthropology including biological, archaeological, and social cultural subfields.
- Demonstrate skills in the scientific methods used by contemporary anthropologists.
- Describe an appreciation for the biological, historical, and cultural diversity of our world.
1st Semester/Fall ANTH:
- Introduction to Physical Anthropology 3ANTH 1L Physical Anthropology Lab 1General Education and Electives11 Total152nd Semester/SpringANTH
- Introduction to Social Cultural Anthropology 3 MATH 13 Introduction to Statistics
- General Education and Electives 9 Total15
3rd Semester/Fall ANTH 18
- Introduction to Anthropological Linguistics
- Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory 3General Education and Electives9 Total154th
ANTHR 13 Urban Anthropology 3
General Education and Electives 12 Total 15
- Transfer to a four-year public or private university to complete a BA in anthropology. Students completing a BA in anthropology find paid work in education, health care, international development, museums, media, social work, various governmental and no-governmental agencies, medical facilities, zoos, etc.
- Students completing a BA in anthropology are also prepared for graduate study in anthropology. Many anthropology students decide to continue on to complete a MA for job advancement. For example, with an AA or BA in anthropology a student may be hired as an archaeologist with the National Forest Service. With a MA, that same individual can attain higher positions such as crew chief, project manager, or other more advanced career placements.