Anthropology bridges sciences and the humanities while developing critical thinking, communication, group processes, and the ability to work independently. An anthropology degree enables you to pursue a broad range of jobs that emphasize cross-cultural awareness, international contacts and management of cultural resources; for example: education, human and governmental services, law, business, media, and medicine. A program may be selected to emphasize archaeology/physical anthropology, cultural/linguistic anthropology, or general anthropology. Our Anthropology Club composed of both majors and minors, plays an important role in departmental activities. Anthropology will help you succeed in an increasingly interconnected and complex world.
The Department of Anthropology offers courses to meet the needs of students interested in a comprehensive understanding of human societies and cultures past and present. Prehistoric, historic, ethnographic, and linguistic study provides the basis for understanding how a variety of societies solve common problems. Anthropology bridges sciences and the humanities and develops critical thinking, communication skills, facility with group processes, and the ability to work independently. It can help students succeed in an increasingly interconnected and complex world.
Language in Culture Certificate
This certificate program can easily be completed within a 4 year B.A. degree since certificate credits can be concurrent with both major requirements and Baccalaureate Core requirements. Baccalaureate Core requirements, however, cannot be taken within the major department.