Historic Burial

Students helped to excavate the remains of soldiers in Peru.

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The Department of Anthropology deals with human culture and biology, past and present.   The subfields of anthropology, such as archaeology, give you the opportunity to deal with excavation and interpretation of material remains left by past or extinct cultures.  Physical anthropology allows you to research humans and their ancestors as biological entities. Cultural anthropology lets you study humans as social beings - not just tribal groups living in exotic places.  


Anthropology: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science

The B.A. program emphasizes the humanistic elements of anthropology and culture. The B.S. program emphasizes the humanistic and scientific elements in anthropology and culture.

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We Provide a General Education in Four Subfields

  • Archaeology
  • Physical anthropology
  • Anthropological linguistics
  • Cultural anthropology

Four-Year Program Guides

The Classroom & Beyond

After Graduation

Our anthropology program with a strong liberal arts background has prepared our past graduates for work in a number of areas.

Potential Careers

  • Art and natural history museums
  • CRM projects
  • Research assistance and field work
  • Small business ownership
  • Social services
  • International agencies and businesses
Success Stories

Success Stories

Some of the most important events in my college career have happened because I attended professional conferences. Jordan Foye, 2013 Graduate