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Courses for a Degree in Anthropology

In addition to a focus on anthropology courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Anthropology Courses:

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Archeology and Culture
  • Biological Anthropology
  • History of Method and Theory in Anthropology
  • Fundamentals of Archeology
  • Folklore and Folklife
  • Ethnicity and Race
  • Anthropology and Women
  • Native Americans of North America
  • Witchcraft, Magic, and Religion
  • European Prehistory
  • Human Biological Variation
  • Human Paleontology
  • Archeological Field School
  • Laboratory Methods
  • American Culture
  • Museum Operations
  • Paid Internship

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology