UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM    

The undergraduate program provides basic training in the four subdisciplines. The program has a total of 129 units. This includes a semester long fieldwork training program under the guidance of a faculty member serving as field school director. This will enable the students to apply the theories and field techniques learned in the classroom to the field setting. All requirements for the degree should be completed in six (6) years.

Career opportunities with undergraduate degrees include research, community work, and teaching. The training in this course may also serve as a foundation for other related fields such as law, public administration, medicine, management, community development and the arts.

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GRADUATE PROGRAM

The graduate program is designed to ensure a solid foundation and grounding in the field of anthropology for degrees leading to a Master of Arts in Anthropology and a Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology. The students will focus on their specific areas of research and specialization upon completion of the core courses. It is expected that a students research be based on data generated from fieldwork.

The doctoral program is designed to ensure the solid foundation and grounding in the field of anthropology. The student begins to focus on their specific areas of research and specialization upon completion of the core courses. A doctoral student must complete thirty six (36) units of coursework and obtain a weighted average of 1.75 or better to qualify for the comprehensive examination. After passing the Ph.D. Qualifying Examination, a student is considered a doctoral candidate. The student then enrolls twelve (12) units for the Anthro 400 - Dissertation. A student has six (6) years to complete the program.

Curriculum Requirement of Ph.D. in Anthropology (with MA Anthropology)

  • 15 units of Core Course * (M.A. Level)
    preparatory to Comprehensive Examination
  • 3 units of Research Design and Methods
  • 18 units of Specialization
  • 12 units of Dissertation

 

Core Courses

  • Anthro 202 - Historical Foundations in Physical Anthropology
  • Anthro 212 - World Archaeology (Prehistory)
  • Anthro 270 - Seminar in Anthropological Linguistics
  • Anthro 224 - World Ethnography
  • Anthro 292 - Seminar in Anthropological Theory
  • Anthro 297 - Seminar in Research Design and Methods

 ** Click to view other graduate courses / units of specialization

The master's curriculum consist of a minimum of twenty- four (24) units of coursework and six (6) units of thesis. A student has five (5) years to complete the program.

Curriculum Requirement of M.A. in Anthropology

  • 15 units of Core Courses*
  • 3 units Research Design and Methods
  • 6 units of Specialization **
  • 6 units of Thesis

 

* Core Courses

  • Anthro 202 - Historical Foundations in Physical Anthropology
  • Anthro 212 - World Archaeology (Prehistory)
  • Anthro 270 - Seminar in Anthropological Linguistics
  • Anthro 224 - World Ethnography
  • Anthro 292 - Seminar in Anthropological Theory
  • Anthro 297 - Seminar in Research Design and Methods

** Click to view other graduate courses / units of specialization