Get your B.A. or B.S. in Anthropology

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About the Major

What does it mean to be human? How did we get to be the way we are? What will become of humans in the future? Students in the School of Anthropology try to answer these questions – and many more – about our species.

You can obtain either a B.A. or a B.S. degree in anthropology. With the B.S. major, you can concentrate in:

  • Human Biology
  • Archeological Science
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Explore human origins, development, and behavior

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Learn how humans interact with one another and their environment

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Analyze societies, languages, and cultures


The skills you learn in anthropology will prepare you for a variety of occupations.

  • Museum curator
  • Archaeologist
  • International and community developer
  • Health professions
  • Business
  • Government service


The school offers training in the four subdisciplines of the field: cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, archaeology, and biological anthropology.

Sample course include:

  • ANTH 303: Gender and Language
  • ANTH 320: Ancient Civilizations
  • ANTH 346: Clovis to Coronado: Archaeology of the Southwest
  • ANTH 372: Critical Issues from Museums in the 21st Century
  • ANTH 373: Toxic! The Anthropology of Exposure
  • ANTH 403: Diseases and Human Evolution

Ready to learn more?

Get in touch with an SBS advisor:

Christopher Cruz

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