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Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

As the study of humankind, anthropology examines the culture, society, and biology of humans and their closest relatives across time. Anthropology encompasses the following sub-disciplines.

  • Cultural Anthropology - the study of human cultures across the globe
  • Archaeology - the study of human past through material culture
  • Physical Anthropology - the study of human evolution and biological diversity
  • Linguistics - the study of human language and its meaning in social context

Students may go on to pursue careers in fields such as public health, nursing, law, education, business, urban planning, and museum studies.

 

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Sociology & Anthropology department
Henderson Learning Resource Center, Room 218
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

Phone & Email
Phone: 785.670.1608
sociology-anthropology@washburn.edu

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