Department of Anthropology & Geography

  • Cultures of Past & Present

    Anthropology is a discipline that employs multiple perspectives to understand the diversity of the human experience across space and time. Anthropologists seek not only to define how people organize their lives and fashion meaning from the world, but also to understand how and why cultures change.

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Anthropology Students in Lab

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BS) in Anthropology provides students with a foundation in the contemporary theory, practice and application of the discipline, with special emphasis on the cultures, lifeways and contemporary social issues of Alaska and the Circumpolar North. 

BA/BS in Anthropology

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The Master of Arts (MA) in Applied Anthropology provides students with a rigorous background in contemporary theory and practice in applied anthropology through advanced coursework, internships, and independent research.

Master of Arts in Anthropology

Anthropology and Geography students

 A Minor in Anthropology requires a total of 18 credits is required for the minor, 9 of which must be upper-division. 

Minor in Anthropology

Anthropology and Geography students

The Minor in Cultural and Natural Resource Management introduces students to key environmental and cultural issues as well as state and federal programs and laws that regulate cultural and natural resource management. 

Minor in Cultural & Natural Resource Management


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