Undergraduate Degrees (BS, BA, or Minor) in Anthropology

Welcome to the Anthropology Undergraduate Program at Utah State University (USU). This cross-disciplinary program provides a strong foundation in Anthropology (Archaeology, Biological Anthropology and Cultural Anthropology). Students studying Anthropology at USU are equipped with essential skills and knowledge for careers in medical, business and law schools, international ventures, public health programs, community development activities, migrant social actions, archaeology, cultural resource managment and more.

The Anthropology Program houses a diverse faculty, who engages students in a wide variety of state-of-art research through high-tech labs and real-world field experiences that go beyond the basics of classroom instruction. The Anthropology Undergraduate Program also provides opportunities for students to involve themselves with organizations like the American Anthropology Association, the Society for American Archaeology, the Utah Museum Association and the Anthropology Club, which help them in their future careers.While studying Anthropology at Utah State University, students gain knowledge in both the liberal arts and natural sciences. Class sizes are generally small, which enables students to receive extensive individualized attention. Designed to give students a full range of experience, this unique program helps undergraduates gain skills and expertise usually available to graduate students.

Graduates of USU's Anthropology Undergraduate Program are in-depth thinkers, with effective reading and writing skills. They have the ability to solve problems across the humanities and natural sciences and a fundamental understanding of the cultural diversity in the modern global world.

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Bonnie Glass-Coffin
Professor of Anthropology
Utah State University
Old Main 245A
435-797-4064

bonnie.glasscoffin@usu.edu

The Anthropology Undergraduate Program at USU is a cross-disciplinary program providing a strong foundation in the field providing three tracks specialties: Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, and Cultural Anthropology. USU anthropology students are equipped with essential skills and knowledge for careers in medical, business and law schools, international ventures, public health programs, community development activities, migrant social actions, and more.

Studies past human cultures through the analysis of physical remains.

Examines human and non-human primates both in the past and the present through a biological lens.

Investigates living peoples
ways of life.


The Anthropology Program houses a diverse faculty who engage students in a wide variety of state-of-art research through high-tech labs and real-world field experiences that go beyond the basics of classroom instruction. The program also provides opportunities for students to get involved with organizations like the American Anthropology Association, the Society for American Archaeology, the Utah Museum Association, and the Anthropology Club, which help them in their future careers.

Students gain knowledge in both the liberal arts and natural sciences. Class sizes are generally small, which enables students to receive extensive individualized attention. Students graduate with a full range of experience, helping undergraduates gain skills and expertise usually available to graduate students.

Alumni of USU's Anthropology Undergraduate Program are in-depth thinkers with effective reading and writing skills. They have the ability to solve problems across the humanities and natural sciences and a fundamental understanding of the cultural diversity in the modern global world.

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