Anthropology Department

Anthropology Department

What is anthropology?

Of the many social sciences that study human beings, only anthropology seeks to understand the whole panorama of human behavior and experience.

Why study anthropology?

Anthropology is an area of study that combines fascinating coursework with practical career training. The study of who we are and how we came to be that way is a key part of a well-rounded liberal arts education, and it also gives students an edge on many careers and jobs in today’s globally competitive world. In these times of narrow specialization, anthropological study is refreshingly broad.

Thinking like an anthropologist

Anthropologists share in the universal human trait of curiosity about ourselves and other people, past and present.