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We train you to apply anthropological knowledge to solve problems and improve people's lives. The coursework is grouped to provide an understanding of human social and cultural complexity and the relationships of humans to one another.
The Department of Anthropology at the University of North Texas is committed to guiding our students in making the most out of their Anthropology Major. The department offers various academic certificates that serve to highlight a specialized focus in your coursework. These include customizing your elective options towards issues in Social Justice Studies, Urban Studies or Applied Anthropology.
A bachelor's degree in Anthropology will provide students with the knowledge necessary to address the challenges and opportunities of an increasingly diverse and globalizing world. In addition, students will learn skills that can be used flexibly in a wide variety of career paths.
People with training in anthropology work in a world transformed by global forces (shifting political borders, ethnic tensions, environmental challenges resulting from global climate change, etc.). They act locally to bridge communication between diverse groups and help everyone adapt to our changing world. You may work for a:
Anthropology also prepares you for a variety of graduate and professional school degrees including law, medicine, public health or even a Master of Business Administration degree.