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Anthropology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Saint Petersburg, FL, United States
The Anthropology program of Eckerd College studies the human biological and cultural diversity. It is a holistic discipline that explores the mutual interdependence of biology and culture in the human species. Major subfields are cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics.
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Those completing the Anthropology program of Eckerd College will be able to do the following:

  • Define and discuss the differences between biological and cultural aspects of humankind and the interdependence of these two areas.
  • Explain the concept of cultural relativity and its implications for intercultural relations.
  • Demonstrate ability to write a research paper, including a literature review and proper source citation, appropriate to the field of anthropology.
  • Successfully undertake an anthropological method of empirical data collection.
  • Formulate an analytical argument based on sound data and logical reasoning.
  • Demonstrate oral proficiency with a presentation that includes visual aids.

Careers in Anthropology

Anthropologists typically become specialists in one or more cultural areas of the world, and their work often requires them to spend varying periods of time in foreign countries. The following are occupations that anthropologists fill:

  • Officers in the U.S. State Department
  • Professors in colleges and universities
  • Specialists in historical preservation
  • Practitioners in public health
  • Researchers in universities, institutes, and agencies
  • Agents of community development in the United States and abroad
  • Teachers in high schools
  • Specialists in multicultural education
  • Project evaluators for diverse institutions
  • Forensic anthropologists

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:

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Mesoamerican Civilizations
  • Anthropology of Death and Burial

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.

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    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

  • Common Application or Eckerd College application
  • Personal Statement/Essay
  • $40 Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript and/or G.E.D. results
  • Admission Recommendation Letter
  • Proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47044 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47044 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    47044 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47044 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 1132 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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