H. Thomas Foster, II
Peter G. Stromberg
For more information about degree offerings by the faculty of anthropology, visit the Department of Anthropology webpage.
The program in anthropology, offering Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees, is designed to provide students with a strong general background in anthropology preparatory to graduate studies or employment in fields such as qualitative and applied research, archaeology, foreign relations, international business, international law, and social work. The curriculum requires all students, under the supervision of an anthropology faculty member, to complete a research project in some area of the student’s interest. Individual counseling is provided for all students.
Lower division work in anthropology emphasizes the four major divisions of the discipline: physical anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, and linguistics. Upper division courses emphasize archaeology and cultural anthropology, with supporting courses in physical anthropology and linguistics offered at the junior level.
Students who complete the bachelor’s degree will demonstrate or perform:
- Anthropological comprehension of theories, human cultures, and social groups.
- Anthropological analysis and interpretation of theories, human cultures, and social groups.
- Anthropological understanding and implementation of research capabilities and ethical principles.