This degree program immerses students in the content, methods, theory, and practice of anthropology from a science-based perspective. Alumni typically seek careers that require a selection of coures in archaeology (study of material remains, stone tools, GIS, built environments and landscapes, settlements, etc.) and/or biological anthropology (study of humans and non-human primates from a biological and evolutionary perspective, skeletal analysis, human evolution, biocultural adaptation, paleontology, forensics, ecology, and primate conservation and behavior, etc.).
This degree program immerses students in the content, methods, theory, and practice of anthropology from a humanities-based perspective. Students gain an understanding of social and cultural practices across geographic regions. Alumni typically seek careers within and outside of the United States by focusing their studies on on politics, medicine, social work, interpretation, development and the environment, social justice and religion.
This degree program allows students to craft an individual career-oriented multidisciplinary concentration on top of a foundational set of courses in anthropology. This program prepares students for a number of different careers through a rigorous and coherent selection of courses that address important and influential approaches in anthropology that may draw from other disciplines. In addition to the checksheet of anthropology courses, the student will complete a multidisciplinary contract of 30 credit hours, selected in consultation with their adviser.