Welcome to the Anthropology Department

Westerns Anthropology DepartmentThe Anthropology major is a liberal arts degree with a broad base of information and understanding about human behavior. This unique, critical perspective provides a framework for understanding the many sub-cultural differences we meet every day. The Anthropology major can open many doors of opportunity and provide valuable training to successfully deal with the future.

There are four sub-disciplines represented by the faculty and curricula of the University's Anthropology Department; Cultural Anthropology, Archaeology, Linguistics and Biological Anthropology.

Students are only eligible to declare an anthropology major after completing one of the following core courses: Anth 301, 303, OR 335.

Bio/Anth BA & BS and Anth Ed Majors are exempt from this requirement for declaration.

There are four major degrees and four concentrations available:

Anthropology Degree Comparison ChartFor a visual comparison of what classes are needed for each degree and concentration - click here

A minor in Anthropology is also available. Please take a look at our Transfer page for information on advising and prerequisites.

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**Friends of Anthropology Proposals Due February 28th**


Page Updated 02.14.2014