Anthropology is concerned with everything that is human, in all parts of the world, both present and past. It is unique among the social sciences in its holistic scope.
The Department of Anthropology provides undergraduate training (major or minor) in anthropology with emphases in Archeology, Cultural and Physical Anthropology. Fieldwork opportunities through the Institute of Public Anthropology and our Archeology field school provide multiple opportunities for students to gain hands on research in ongoing investigations.
What You Can Earn
Interesting Classes You Might Take
- Introductory Fieldwork in Archeology
- World Cultures
- Anthropology of Health, Illness, and Healing
- Peoples and Cultures of East Asia
What You Can Learn
- How culture has made possible the range of different societies
- Basic methods and strategies for archeological excavation
- How to think critically and use reasoning when considering topics of race/ingelligence, region/values, and social policy.
About the College
The College of Social Sciences studies the human experience, including the depth of the past and the breadth of the entire planet.
We place emphasis on learning practical skills to aid you in your career. Our students do internships, participate in archaeological digs, or do service-learning projects with a non-profit agency. Students can assist on research projects or organize a social change project.
Whatever a student's major, they enjoy our witty and talented faculty and our caring staff as they discover our social world.
College Contact Information
Phone: (559) 278-3013
FAX: (559) 278-7664
5340 N. Campus Drive MS/SS91
Fresno CA 93740-8019
Department Contact Information
Department of Anthropology
College of Social Sciences
Peters Business Building, Room 385
5245 North Backer Ave. M/S 16
Fresno, CA 93740-8001
Where We're Located
The Department of Anthropology is located on the third floor of
the Peters Business Building (room 385).
Drive to Woodrow Avenue from either Barstow or Shaw Avenues. Campus map
Phone: (559) 278-3002 FAX: (559) 278-7234