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B.S. in Anthropology

A bachelor of science degree in anthropology with an evolutionary emphasis gives students a strong educational background preparatory for further training in the health professions, biological and evolutionary sciences, and forensic investigation.

This B.S. degree program is ideal for students who seek careers in:

  • pathology
  • veterinary medicine
  • dentistry
  • nursing
  • forensic science
  • archaeology
  • medical anthropology

The curriculum requires completion of 99 to 107 units (encompassing 54 to 62 units of preparatory lower-division subject matter, and 45 units of upper-division depth subject matter, including electives).

Download the degree requirements for the B.S. degree with an evolutionary emphasis.