The 4-field approach in anthropology emphasizes training students to be keen observers who can collect relevant data and interpret it using comparative, scientific methodologies.

Anthropology teaches skills valued in a number of workplace settings:

Positions in Academic Settings

Traditionally, anthropologists obtain doctorate degrees if they intend to work in institutions of higher education as teachers and researchers.

Positions in Nonacademic Settings

Increasingly, applied anthropology provides numerous and varied career options for anthropologists with backgrounds ranging from a bachelor’s degree to a doctorate.

Career Information

Anthropology’s professional organizations provide additional career information on their Web pages


Social and Cultural Sciences Majors

Check out our suggested curriculum for our four majors:

Criminology and Law Studies
Social Welfare and Justice