The Study of Everything Human

A college student stands in front of a theater damaged during the Lebanese Civil War in Beirut, Lebanon, January 2020 (Photo Credit: Hailey Hart-Thompson, CAS/COM’21)


The Department of Anthropology offers a wide range of courses covering major regions of the world and a variety of exciting topics related to the study of human life from prehistory to the present. Students in the department have a number of majors and minors to choose from to fit their interests, as well as the opportunity to study abroad, attend a field school, or participate in undergraduate research.

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