Anthropology is unique among the social sciences in considering humankind from a holistic perspective that aims for an understanding of how culture, biology, history and language intersect. Our faculty ably cover a range of substantive, methodological and theoretical areas in courses that provide students with a solid grounding in anthropological perspectives. Students now have the option to enroll in one of six new 12-unit Concentrations in several specialty areas within the Anthropology major, including Applied Anthropology, Archaeological Sciences, Bioarchaeology, Biological Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, and Ecological and Environmental Anthropology Contact the Anthropology advisor, Lupita Acost-Roberts to take advantage of this new opportunity!
Our honors program provides a capstone experience for students. The year-long program enables students to focus on a particular empirical issue in an anthropological sub discipline and to write an honors thesis based on that research.
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