Explore the story of humanity by studying everything from biological evolution to modern societies, religions and economies.
Anthropology, the study of humankind, spans the natural sciences, the social sciences and the humanities. With a major in Anthropology from UND, you’ll be equipped to create in-depth ethnographies, advocate for human rights and much more.
- Program type:
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
- 120 (major), 21 (minor)
Why Study Anthropology at UND?
A major in Anthropology gives you a strong foundation of skills that you can apply to almost any career. At UND you can choose hands-on coursework from areas that interest you, including:
- Cultural Anthropology. Learn to conduct interviews, explore contemporary cultures and create in-depth ethnographies.
- Archaeology. Explore ancient cultures by analyzing their material remains, artifacts, features and sites, in both field and laboratory settings.
- Biological Anthropology. Learn how to identify and describe primate fossils and explore the evolutionary origins of human biology and anatomy.
- Forensic Anthropology. Identify skeletal fragments and work on mock homicide investigations with a forensic anthropologist.