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Anthropology is the social science that covers the humanities and natural sciences. Anthropology today seeks to understand the effects of globalization in everything from popular culture to changing patterns of migration, economics integration, the information revolution, and the constant re-evaluation of ethnic and other heritages.

CUA Anthropologist majors study past and contemporary environmental studies, health and migration, cultural studies of ethnicity and religion, economic integration of localities into regional systems, ancient civilizations of the Americas, and the high-tech information age.


Marketable Skills of Anthropology Majors:

- Gathering and organizing data
- Attention to detail
- Analytical reading
- Critical thinking
- Oral and written communication skills
- Using statistical applications
- Interviewing
- Evaluating
- Understanding group dynamics
- Recognizing cultural differences and similarities
- Writing grant proposals


Sample Positions Obtained by CUA
Anthropology Graduates:

Development Specialist
Media Researcher
IT Researcher
Trade Association
Planning & Design
Community Organizer




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What Anthropologists do...
What Can I Do with a Major in Anthropology? -UNCW
Careers in Anthropology
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Jobs & Internships
American Anthropological Association Positions Open Site
Anthropology Job Openings
Job Opportunities
Job Announcements: American Society for Archaeology
Society For Medical Anthropology

Graduate School Information
CUA Anthropology Department Graduate Education
Applying to Grad School