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University of Pittsburgh Greensburg    
2021-2022 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
  Apr 25, 2024
2021-2022 Greensburg Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Anthropology, BA

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Anthropology is concerned with the biological and cultural development and functioning of humans worldwide, past and present.  After the initial introduction to anthropology’s four sub-fields of biological/physical anthropology, archaeology, anthropological linguistics, and sociocultural anthropology, the program of study focuses largely on the social and cultural aspects of humans in the contemporary world, and allows students, under advisement, to steer their own topical interests with set interdisciplinary options.

All students, especially those interested in graduate study, are urged to complete courses in a foreign language through the intermediate level.

Anthropology Electives (15 credits, 5 courses)

Interdisciplinary Electives (9 credits, 3 courses)

Students will do three from any of the following courses.  They may choose to concentrate on a “related area” (if a minor is unavailable) or they may select courses across disciplines.  They must choose 3 of the following:

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