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Program at a Glance

College of Sciences
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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The Anthropology major results in broad holistic understanding of humans and the human condition, both past and present. Students study all subfields of Anthropology: Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, Linguistics, and Physical Anthropology. Students are encouraged to gain first-hand experience through research and fieldwork.

Degree Requirements

  • UCF students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Departmental Residency Requirement: at least 30 semester hours of regularly scheduled 3000-4000 level courses must be taken from the UCF Anthropology Department
  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all major requirements. See Department Exit Requirements for more information.
  • Anthropology majors must earn a 'C" (2.0) or better in all Core Requirements and Restricted Electives. Students may make a request to the Undergraduate Coordinator to be granted the use of one C- toward the major requirements.
  • Co-op or internship can be used in the major with prior approval.
  • Students should consult with a department advisor.
  • All prerequisites of courses taught within the College of Sciences will be enforced.
  • Courses designated in General Education Program (GEP) and Common Program Prerequisites (CPP) are usually completed in the first 60 hours.

Online Anthropology, BA

Anthropology (B.A.) may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

May 1
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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Applied Anthropologist
  • Cultural Anthropology Professor
  • Medical Anthropologist
  • Near East Archeology Professor
  • Physical Anthropologist
  • Political Anthropologist
  • Research Anthropologist
  • Social Science Manager
  • Sociocultural Anthropology Professor

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