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Department of Anthropology

Career Opportunities:

The anthropology major may enter many vocations varying from archaeological excavation, exploration, and museum management to the analysis of cultures, linguistics, forensics, primatology, teaching, and consulting with governmental and educational institutions.

Dept. Chair:

Katrina Worley, M.A.


Behavioral and Social Sciences


Anthropology is the study of humankind around the world and throughout time, with the goal of understanding our evolutionary origins, our biological distinction as a species, and our diverse manifestations of culture. A degree in anthropology provides the student with basic skills in critical analysis, application of the scientific method, and cross-cultural understanding.

For information on available sections and meeting times, please check our open classes page.


Open sections for fall include:

ANTH 300: Physical Anthropology  Mornings:  10046 (meeting MW at 7:30am); 12566 (meeting F at 9:00am) Evenings: 10947 (meeting MW at 7:00pm)  

ANTH 310: Cultural Anthropology Mornings:  10052 (meeting TTh at 7:30am); 10050 (meeting MW at 9:00am)   

ANTH 320: Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory Afternoons: 12056 (meeting MW at 12:00pm)

ANTH 334: Native Peoples of North America Afternoons: 12422 (meeting TTh at 3:00pm)   

ANTH 335: Research Methods in Anthropology Evenings: 19030 (meeting W at 6:00pm)  

ANTH 341: Introduction to Linguistics   Afternoons:  11178 (meeting MW at 1:30pm)