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Anthropology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Boca Raton, FL, United States
The Anthropology Department at Florida Atlantic University offers an undergraduate program that provides a framework for understanding human cultures and societies through culture, archaeology, adaptation and evolution. 
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Overview

The Department at Florida Atlantic University prepares students for understanding the past and the present of a rapidly globalizing world by developing knowledge of the national, ethnic and cultural complexities that operate within the contemporary world. 

Learning outcomes

Graduates with a major in Anthropology have a knowledge and understanding of the cultures of Western and non-Western peoples, and are qualified to work in local, national, and international agencies, and the corporate world. An undergraduate degree in Anthropology provides the basis for a graduate degree in Anthropology and any of the other social sciences. Students who have graduated with a degree in Anthropology from FAU have also gone on to graduate work in law, medicine, journalism, education and other graduate programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Spring deadline for national students - 15 June
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Lost Tribes & Sunken Continents: Frauds, Myths & Mysteries in Archaeology
  • Culture and Society
  • Introduction to Biological Anthropology
  • Anthropology Study Abroad

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit official transcripts from all high schools attended with a certified translation of each transcript. Your school must send official transcripts. 
  • Required academic records must be original or certified true copies sent by the school in a sealed envelope. 
  • All records should be submitted in the native language and accompanied with an official English translation. 
  • If you attend an International or American high school outside the United States, you must request that your high school counselor or school administrator email an official PDF copy of your current high school transcript. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    721 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 721 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    721 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 721 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    203 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 203 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boca Raton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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