The Anthropology degree provides you with a comprehensive education concerning human biological, behavioral, cultural stability and continual evolution, studying contemporary societies and cultures around the world. As an Anthropology major, you will take foundational courses in the field of anthropology along with courses in cultural theory and practice, physical anthropology, and archeology.
Anthropologists divide the discipline among four subfields:
Anthropology in Action
Hands-on experience will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to broaden your learning using various research methods and opportunities in:
The Bachelor of Science in Anthropology degree provides you with a solid foundation of disciplinary knowledge that will prepare you for diverse professional employment opportunities and graduate school.
For more information on specific classes, see the Anthropology degree information in the KSU Undergraduate Catalog.
Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.Anthropology Degree Pathway
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Study Abroad – Department faculty regularly teach in study abroad programs which will provide you the opportunity to study geography, anthropology, and other subjects while immersed in the culture and landscape of another country.
Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training through classroom work. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.
Diverse Career Options – As an anthropology graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment.
Anthropology majors often work as employees or consultants, in conjunction with community leaders, non-profit institutions, companies, governments, and other stakeholders, to understand, create, implement, and evaluate programs, products, services, policies, laws, and organizations. Because of the diversity of the degree, you can choose from many career paths. Below are a few examples:
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