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What will I learn?

The Anthropology Program in the Comparative Cultural Studies Department focus on archaeology and ethnology as specialized areas of study. A diverse curriculum provides courses in the major subfields of ethnology, archaeology, linguistics, and physical anthropology as well as in the study of important world regions, such as the United States, North America, Latin America, and Africa.

Specialized courses are offered in medical anthropology, applied anthropology, historic archaeology, nutrition, sexuality, economic development, ethnic studies in the United States, and cultural reconstruction from symbolic behavior.

Topics are cast in a comparative, often global purview, and students view human problems such as hunger, religious conflict, sexism, racism, and inequality from the anthropological perspective.

The programs are designed to develop students concern and knowledge about current world problems and to provide them with skills and experience needed to enter professional careers in applied social sciences or to continue advanced training in the anthropological subdisciplines, law, public health, or other professional fields.

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$25,831.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, June 2022

Venue

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

402 Agnes Arnold Hall,

HOUSTON,

Texas,

77204, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should have secondary school or high-school academic records.

For international students

Applicants should have secondary school or high-school academic records.

English Language Proficiency Requirement

IELTS Overall: 6.5; TOEFL (iBT): 79; TOEFL (PBT): 550.

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

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