Anthropology Fundamentals

Dr. Winkler (far right) leads students on a study abroad program in Tanzania.

Anthropologists are concerned with cultures across the globe. Here anthropologist Dr. Winkler (far right) leads a group of university students on a study abroad program in Tanzania.

The anthropology curriculum is designed to provide students with a solid grounding in the fundamentals of sociocultural anthropology and an opportunity to study cultural diversity.

Students may apply anthropology courses towards BA degrees with majors in either International Studies or Sociology. Anthropology courses may also be used to satisfy General Education requirements in the social sciences.


The concentration in Anthropology is available for students in all majors. It consists of 12 hours, and two upper-level courses in Anthropology.

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Anthropology Careers

Graduates with a strong background in anthropology have used this preparation in a variety of ways. Some have found employment in business and government upon graduation. Others have taken advanced degrees in the social sciences and regional development at American and British Universities. Still others have pursued careers in secondary education.