Undergraduate Degree Programs

Anthropology student Virginia Hagensieker excavating in Heinlenville, San Jose.

Undergraduate students may pursue a 40-unit bachelor of arts in anthropology. The BA degree is designed to give students a well-rounded background in the four subfields of anthropology (biological, cultural, archaeological, and linguistic anthropology). There are no prerequisites to declaring a major in anthropology.

Undergraduate students who are earning a degree in another major may pursue a 20-unit minor in anthropology.

Students interested in pursuing a major or minor in anthropology should consult an academic advisor in the department to plan their academic path.

Anthropology student Kevin Knowles uses a directional microphone to record ring-tail lemur vocalizations at Safari West in Santa Rosa.