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Anthropology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Statesboro, GA, United States
The Anthropology program of Georgia Southern University offers broad, multidisciplinary training in general anthropology, as well as concentrations in four subfields: cultural anthropology, linguistics, archaeology and biological anthropology.
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Majors in the Anthropology program of Georgia Southern University can choose between three tracks of study:

  • The Field School Experience Track: Anthropology majors participate in the excavation of an archaeological site.
  • The Internship Experience Track: Anthropology majors complete a supervised internship in a professional setting relevant to anthropology.
  • The Four-Field Track: Anthropology majors gain broad-based training in the four fields of Anthropology with flexible choices in course offerings.

What Can I Do With an Anthropology Degree?

The Anthropology degree coursework prepares students for work in a variety of different fields. The skill set anthropology provides is highly prized for careers in anthropology, marketing, human relations, social work and international business.

Jobs for anthropology majors:

  • Archaeologist/Archaeological field technician
  • Human resources representative
  • Foreign service officer/diplomat
  • International/Humanitarian aid
  • Foreign language teacher
  • Research coordinator/consultant
  • Public health specialist
  • Historic preservationist
  • Community developer
  • Heritage interpreter
  • Social services worker
  • Museum curator
  • Diversity officer
  • Administrator
  • Charity officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses offered:

  • Anthropological Inquiry
  • World Archaeology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Frameworks for Anthropology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Prospective first-year students must meet one of the following admission criteria: 2.6+ unweighted GPA with no test scores, 2.5+ unweighted GPA with 1030+ SAT or 20+ ACT.
  • Complete Admissions Application.
  • Pay the $30 non-refundable application fee online or upload an acceptable fee waiver as you submit your application.
  • Submit High School Transcripts: either mail your official transcript or have a school official email your transcript. Academic records must have a seal or an original signature. If your transcripts are not provided in English, you must submit a certified English translation of all documents.
  • Non-Native English Speakers must submit Proof of English Proficiency. They may submit SAT, ACT, IELTS, TOEFL (Including Home Edition), and Duolingo English Test. Results must be submitted directly from the testing service.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2185 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Statesboro

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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