Anthropology, BA

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates with a bachelor's degree in anthropology should be able to:

  • describe a broad range of changing and diverse human experiences, practices, and challenges across time and space;
  • demonstrate how diverse cultural backgrounds and structural inequalities, including race, gender, class, and other socially constructed categories of difference, relate to peoples’ beliefs, experiences, and practices;
  • explain the evolutionary and historical perspective as it pertains to human and nonhuman primates, including origins, behavior, ecology, biocultural variation, and material culture;
  • apply anthropological research tools to collect and interpret data; and
  • communicate anthropological concepts and findings.