Courses for a Degree in Anthropology

A college degree in anthropology focuses on the study of humans and human behavior.

For this major you’ll take lots of anthropology classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career as an anthropologist.

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in anthropology:

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