Anthropology offers students the opportunity to broaden their exposure to peoples and cultures of the world, both now and in the past. The four-field approach considers the biological, cultural, prehistoric and linguistic aspects of the human condition. Home of Archaeological and Historical Services of EWU. Careers include: archaeology forensics, research, teaching and working with international agencies and companies.
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The Department of Geography and Anthropology offers both a major and a minor in anthropology. Anthropology offers students the opportunity to broaden their exposure to peoples and cultures of the world, both now, and in the past. The four-fold approach considers the biological, cultural, prehistoric/historic and linguistic aspects of the human condition.
Specifically, the Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology is designed to meet the needs of students who want to:
The department also has a research unit, Archaeological and Historical Services, where students can volunteer and some internships may be arranged both with AHS and other entities. The department has a number of physical facilities available for student use, including a physical anthropology laboratory, a cartography laboratory, a GIS laboratory and a map library.
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