Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology

Anthropology students study a varied range of cultures in order to understand the developmental diversity that is present in humans. A bachelor’s degree program in anthropology generally takes four years to complete and provides students with a strong foundation for continued education in the field.

Program Coursework

 Listed below are some sample core course topics. Curricula for anthropology bachelor’s degree programs generally focus on a combination of anthropology basics and topics related to a student’s own area of interest. Some topics students may choose from include:

  • Forensic anthropology
  • Biological anthropology
  • Anthropological linguistics
  • History of anthropology
  • Anthropological research
  • Research field methods
  • Paleoanthropology
  • Introduction to ethnography

Learning outcomes

  • Develop an understanding and become familiar with the origins of humans and their evolution.
  • Develop an understanding of the various ways in which anthropologists understand culture.
  • Ability to understand the ways in which culture constructs the ideas and behaviors that make up everyday life.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate cultural diversity.