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
For M.A. Anthropology: Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with general weighted average (GWA) of 2.0 or better.
For Ph.D. Anthropology: Applicants should have a Master’s Degree or its equivalent, with general weighted average (GWA) 0f 1.75 or better.
Anthropology Graduate Program Applications for the Academic Year 2022-2023: