• 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 1 Introduction to Physical Anthropology 3ANTH 1L Physical Anthropology Lab 1General Education and Electives11 Total152nd Semester/SpringANTH 3 Introduction to Social Cultural Anthropology 3 MATH 13 Introduction to Statistics 4 General Education and Electives9 Total153rd Semester/FallANTH 18 Introduction to Anthropological Linguistics 3ANTH 2 Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory 3General Education and Electives9 Total154th Semester/Spring ANTHR 13 Urban Anthropology 3General Education and Electives12 Total15
• 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.