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Bachelor's degree in Anthropology

Explore what it means to be human, from prehistoric times to the present, through the comprehensive study of our ancestors, language and human behavior.

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Bachelor's degree in Anthropology

B.A. and B.S. in anthropology; minor

The goal of anthropology is to understand people by studying human behavior and beliefs from all times and places. The undergraduate anthropology program at K-State provides an excellent background for students pursuing graduate programs in the social sciences or careers that involve interaction with the general public.


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K-State's anthropology faculty have worked on every major continent. Their dedication to serving undergraduate students has won them several of the most prestigious university, state and national teaching awards as well as brought worldwide recognition to the program.

Anthropology helps dispel racial or cultural superiority myths and has expanded our knowledge of the human experience. At K-State, majors have numerous opportunities to conduct hands-on research and present their results at conferences and in publications. Important employers include federal, state and municipal governments.

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