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Distinguished Teaching Professor: Relethford; Professors: Haley, Hill, Walker (Chair); Associate Professors: Betsinger, Han


Anthropology is defined as the study of human cultural and biological variation and evolution. Contemporary, historic, and prehistoric human populations are examined in a holistic fashion. The program is concerned with developing student appreciation for, and understanding of, the complexity and variety of humankind. The department is committed to an integrative approach to undergraduate education and seeks to foster cross-disciplinary insights into all aspects of human behavior.


Bachelor of Arts





Requirements for the Major

Program: 9 s.h. core introductory courses in subdisciplines of anthropology, 6 s.h. in Methods/Experience courses, 12 s.h. in upper division elective courses, and 3 s.h. of a capstone course. Total: 30 s.h.

Requirements for the Minor

6 s.h. from ANTH 100, 120, 130, or 140, and 12 s.h. selected upper-division courses in anthropology. Total: 18 s.h.

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Laboratory facilities for archaeology and biological anthropology.

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