Anthropology, B.A.

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The anthropology major results in a broad holistic understanding of humans and the human condition, both past and present. Students in the program study all disciplinary subfields of Anthropology: Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, Linguistics, and Physical Anthropology.

The anthropology degree may be earned by taking face-to-face classes, mixed-mode classes, or fully online classes in any combination. Enough online classes are offered to earn the entire B.A. degree online.

Progression Requirements

Students must earn at least a grade of C (2.0) in each required course and should consult with a college advisor to ensure that adequate progress is being made toward program completion.

Program of Study (2016-17 Catalog): 42 Credit Hours

Individuals interested in pursuing an online degree in anthropology should consult the program description from the UCF catalog for a complete list of the core requirements.

Online Study

The availability of online courses offered each semester is dependent on the availability of faculty to teach them. Each course will be offered during the academic year but possibly not during every semester. Therefore, it may take the Web-based student slightly more time to complete the degree than the traditional student.

Due to restrictive state regulations, UCF is not permitted to provide online courses or instruction to students in some states. More information is available here.

Advising and Tuition Information

For admissions information, please contact undergraduate admissions directly:

For questions regarding university requirements or tuition, please contact COSAS directly:

For additional information about the major contact:

Dr. Stacy Barber

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator
Department of Anthropology

College of Sciences
University of Central Florida

(407) 823-2227

Career Opportunities

  • archaeologist
  • archivist
  • conservationist
  • consumer affairs investigator
  • educator
  • forensic anthropologist
  • forensic investigator
  • grant writer
  • higher education administrator
  • librarian
  • museum curator
  • paralegal
  • park ranger
  • product developer
  • public policy analyst
  • researcher
  • urban planner

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