B.A. On Campus


Pacific University Oregon

48 months
48260 USD/year
48260 USD/year
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Strive to answer the basic questions of how we came to be the way we are as human beings and how we live together on this earth with the Anthropology program of Pacific University Oregon.


In the Anthropology program of Pacific University Oregon, students study current societies throughout the world, paying particular attention to the concept of culture in a curriculum that stresses overseas study and fieldwork experiences. Students Learn the basic scientific methods of the discipline, both quantitative and qualitative and gain real-world experience with fieldwork and study abroad opportunities

The central concept in anthropology courses is culture, which refers to primarily symbolic systems as well as material culture. Comparative religions, world music, culinary practices, myth and ritual are among the many subjects offered, along with opportunities to combine service learning, fieldwork and independent study.

Learning Outcomes | Anthropology

After Pacific | Students with degrees in anthropology work in business and corporate sectors, as well as in education, research and nonprofit organizations, such as the Peace Corps. Others attend graduate school throughout the world, in fields such as medical or applied anthropology.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete majors in Anthropology-Sociology have the ability to carry out independent senior research projects and to present projects in coherent oral and written form to be evaluated by peers and by the faculty. Students also have the ability to carry out similar collaborative projects. It is presumed that these abilities are a foundation for one's life and career.

In order to do this, students must possess the following:

  • Employ the anthropological thinking to describe how an individuals' life experiences are shaped by social structures and categories (e.g., race, class, gender, sexuality)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the major questions, concepts, ethical issues, and methodologies that inform the field of anthropology
  • Apply anthropological concepts and theories to understand contemporary social issues and/or public debates about these issues
  • Use anthropological research methods (e.g., interviews, participant observation, field notes) to develop an understanding of social life, organization, and change
  • Communicate anthropological concepts and/or research in a manner that is appropriate for the intended audience (e.g., academic, lay audience)

Programme Structure

Coruses include:

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Comparative Religions
  • Contemporary Pacific Studies
  • Medicine, Body and Culture
  • Pop Culture: Cultural Studies
  • Designing Ethnography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Create an account and apply online using the Common Application.
  • Submit High School Transcript and Diploma. Transcripts from high school must be official with a certified translation in English. All college and/or university foreign transcripts must be sent to a credit evaluation company (WES or ECE are accepted).  No exceptions to this policy. 
  • English Proficiency - Official TOEFL or IELTS scores must be submitted if applicable.
  • Letter of Recommendation from your teacher or counselor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 48260 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    48260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 48260 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Forest Grove

1410 - 2511 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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