What will I learn?

The Department of Anthropology offers a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. This program is organized around applied urban anthropology and prepares students for careers in research and policy or for graduate work in anthropology and related fields.

Student Learning Outcomes

College of Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

  1. Students will acquire a broad foundation in critical anthropological thinking, as well as knowledge of the history of the discipline.
  2. Students will acquire knowledge of and experience in anthropological research methods.
  3. Students will be able to communicate, in oral and written forms, on subjects of anthropological significance.
  4. Students will be able to competently explain how anthropological theory and methods can be used in applied contexts .

Degree Requirements

Training in research methods and fieldwork experience is an essential part of UNO's undergraduate and graduate programs.

These opportunities include:

  • historic archaeology projects in New Orleans
  • urban planning and policy research
  • historic preservation and cultural conservation programs
  • Louisiana folklore studies
  • forensic anthropology workshops and internship program

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts, Education and Human Development

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$14,190.00 per year
I-20 Amounts: USD $15,797

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected October 2021

Start date

26 January 2022

Venue

College of Liberal Arts, Education and Human Development

242 Bicentennial Education Center,

University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive,

NEW ORLEANS,

Louisiana,

70148, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a high school qualification and achieved at least a 2.5 core GPA, as calculated by UNO Admissions.

For international students

Students must have a high school qualification and Must have achieved at least a 2.5 core GPA, as calculated by UNO Admissions. English Language Scores: TOEFL 70; IELTS 6.0, Duolingo English Test – Minimum 95.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About The University of New Orleans

Set on a beautiful 195-acre campus, The University of New Orleans has provided comprehensive courses and educational excellence for over 60 years.

  • The only public research university in New Orleans
  • One of the nation’s best colleges (Princeton Review)
  • No. 1 university in Louisiana for ethnic diversity
  • 80% of teaching faculty have a doctorate or terminal degree