Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Anthropology

Anthropology students at work in the lab. Anthropology students at work in the lab. What do you do with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in anthropology? Almost anything you put your mind to.

Students interested in careers in the fields of law, teaching, public service, international affairs, business, journalism, and a variety of other areas involving the social sciences and humanities will find the anthropology major beneficial and rewarding. It provides a solid foundation for careers such as forensic science, peace and conflict resolution, community service, cross-cultural research, international health, cultural resource management, national park service, teaching, international business, language interpreters, primatology, global economy, environmental conservation, tribal anthropology, and museum curation.

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Our faculty conduct research, teach, and train students on the topics of peace studies, sustainability, human rights, cultural anthropology, archaeology, and biological anthropology. We also research and teach in areas of medical anthropology, social justice, and environmental studies.

If you choose to study with us, you will have the opportunity to design a personalized program of study that satisfies your interests and the requirements of an undergraduate degree in anthropology.

For more information on student mentoring and opportunities, contact our faculty.


We invite you to explore the site to learn who we are. Take a look at our courses and what you need to do to graduate. Get to know our faculty. Ask us questions. Once you're done, we hope to see you in the classroom next semester!

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