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Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

A Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology focuses on applied, methodological, and theoretical skills. Faculty members are involved in regional and global research that encompasses studies in gender and sexuality, body culture and sports, food and diet, health care, human variation, culture diversity principles, the origins of democracy, war, mythology and more. 

Students may join faculty in excavations of local archaeological sites or a Bronze Age Mycenaean palace in Greece. The program maintains an archaeology lab and library with one of the largest collections of artifacts from eastern Missouri.  Students can study Forensic Anthropology and work with the program’s collection of 19th century skeletal remains.  Opportunities exist for students to pursue diverse research experiences on a vast range of topics on human actions, beliefs and organization and intern with local organizations.

Anthropology Courses on the UMSL Bulletin