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Anthropology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Open doors to exciting careers in areas from archaeology to genetic counseling. In UNC’s Anthropology bachelor’s degree program, you’ll explore diverse cultures and examine how, when and where human life arose. At the same time, you’ll gain critical thinking skills that will be an asset in every area of your career and life.

UNC’s Anthropology department offers an Anthropology major and two minors. Students can customize their academic programs through their elective course choices.

As an Anthropology major at University of Northern Colorado, you’ll learn about the four main fields of Anthropology:

  • Archaeology, exploring the behavior of ancient cultures
  • Cultural Anthropology, considering modern culture and attempting to understand cross cultural differences and similarities
  • Biological Anthropology, delving into the ways humans have biologically adapted to their environment
  • Linguistic Anthropology, learning about the evolution of languages and how languages shape our world view.

The degree program is hands-on and active, taking you beyond textbook learning and into the world where you can put your knowledge to work. Along the way, you’ll make exciting discoveries and set a career path that is all your own.

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 include:
  • World Archaeology
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Quantitive Methods for Anthropology
  • North American Indians
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Public Archaeology
  • Modern Human Variation
  • Human Evolutionary Anatomy

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    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

    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

  • The $60 non-refundable application fee can be paid using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover card.
  • Official high school transcripts and graduation certificates
  • Undergraduate applicants are expected to meet a 2.5 GPA equivalent
  • Please provide a clear, high resolution photocopy of the bio-page (photo-page) of your passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4776 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greeley

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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