What is Anthropology?

What do Anthropologists do?

A degree in Anthropology provides you with the keys to an exciting future. Anthropology takes your life down paths you may have never even dreamed of: primate conservation in Costa Rica or Senegal – building wharfs in coastal Peru – excavating prehistoric bison in the Great Plains – organizing humanitarian efforts in refugee camps in – or even conducting market research on consumer habits.

Areas of Anthropology


Examines social patterns & practices across cultures + how language reflects & influences social life


Studies animal origins and biologically determined nature of humankind


Studies past people and cultures through the analysis of material remains