Undergraduate Programs

Our programs give students powerful tools for making sense of society and culture, and an appreciation of both different cultures and of hierarchies and inequality in the 21st century world.

We offer:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology
  • Interdepartmental Major
  • Minor in Cultural Anthropology

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Featured Courses

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CULANTH 106S

A documentary approach to the study of local communities through video production projects assigned by the course instructor. Working closely with these groups, students explore issues or topics of… read more about The Documentary Experience: A Video Approach »

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CULANTH 203

Introduction to Marx's core concepts, such as alienation, commodity, and revolution. Includes examination of Marx's own major historical & political analyses, his economic texts, and his… read more about Marxism and Society »

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CULANTH 258S

Documentary approach to the world of food using fieldwork research. Topics of food and its preparation examined through deep stories of how food is raised, prepared, and presented in order to explore… read more about Our Culinary Cultures »

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Graduate Programs

Our Ph.D. program prepares you to meld grounded field research with theoretical sophistication in doing anthropology sensitive to the challenges and complexities of making sense of human experience. You will receive a strong training in theory as well as in contemporary research methods and proposal writing.

We also offer an M.A. "on the way" option.

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Anthropology Doctoral Program Rank
#1
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Degree Offerings
5
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Books by Our Faculty
55+