Anthropology is the study of humankind. Physical anthropology focuses on where we came from and how we evolved into the rich variety of people we are today. Archaeology examines cultures and civilizations of the past to illuminate the present. Cultural anthropology explores the differences and similarities in humans from the Yanomamo of the Amazon Jungle to the Amish of Pennsylvania.
Anthropology prepares students to understand and work with people from different cultural
and ethnic backgrounds. It provides a solid foundation for careers in international
relations, social service, and teaching. It is also useful for pre-legal and pre-medical
See a suggested course of study for students interested in pursuing a bachelor's degree in anthropology.
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