Western Washington University · Bellingham, Washington
Anthropology—Biocultural Concentration, BA
What is the study of Anthropology—Biocultural Concentration?
Anthropology explores what it means to be human. Anthropology is the scientific study of humankind in all the cultures of the world, past and present. This study includes humankind’s physical development and creation of diverse lifestyles. The cross-cultural approach of Anthropology provides a framework for understanding all the diverse facets of what it means to be human.
Why Should I Consider this Major?
The Biocultural Anthropology Concentration is the most flexible of the biology anthropology combined majors and allows for students to gain a broad interdisciplinary training relevant for many of the professions confronting the challenges of modern society. Students can supplement their studies with related coursework from other departments given the requirements of specific training or post-baccalaureate programs.
- Physical Anthropologist
- Cultural Anthropologist
- Anthropological Linguist
- Forensic Anthropologist
- Applied Health
- Medical fields