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Program at a Glance

Online Bachelor's
College of Sciences
Credit Hours
Tied for #1 Online Bachelor Psychology Program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Develop a deep understanding of humanity’s past and present.

Modern society has evolved through thousands of years of growth, cultural exchange and advancements. With your anthropology degree, you’ll gain a deep, holistic understanding of the human condition and what past elements have led to our present world.

When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology through UCF Online, you are embarking on a journey that will take you through the entirety of human history. With a focus on the subfields of archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistics and physical anthropology, this degree program will give you a broad understanding of language, culture and religion from around the globe. You’ll emerge from the program able to conduct research and fieldwork, and you’ll understand the methods and theories that drive anthropology.

Your bachelor’s degree from UCF Online will position you to pursue a variety of exciting careers or to dive deeper into graduate studies. With your online anthropology degree in hand, you can play a critical role in the understanding and application of human history. This degree program has been ranked by as the No.2 online anthropology program in the United States. To join this exciting field, get started today.

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Undergraduate Application Deadlines

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Course Overview

Blood and Valor in the Viking World

Examines anthropological and archaeological themes of Norse daily life, belief systems, mortuary treatment, material culture, and culture contact among Viking Age societies

Contemporary topics in the study of human population diversity, focusing on scientific perspectives of human genetics, variation and adaptation across time and space.

Examination of the culture of Walt Disney World Theme Parks using method and theory from the sub-disciplines of anthropology: biological, archaeology, linguistics, and cultural.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Conduct fieldwork, gather data through participant observation, interviews, and other methods, and analyze qualitative data to generate insights about people and cultures.
  • Gain a deep understanding of different cultural practices, beliefs, and worldviews.
  • Explore specific cultural contexts, uncover patterns, and contribute to anthropological knowledge.

Career Projections


Annual Job


Job Growth
2019 - 2029

Source: Lightcast™ . 2024

Career Opportunities

  • archaeologist
  • conservationist
  • consumer affairs investigator
  • forensic anthropologist
  • forensic investigator
  • product developer
  • public policy analyst