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Anthropology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #9 (QS) Chicago, IL, United States
The BA program in Anthropology at University of Chicago consists of twelve (12) courses, of which at least ten (10) are typically chosen from those listed or cross-listed as Department of Anthropology courses. 
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Overview

Students interested in the Anthropology major at University of Chicago should endeavor to complete the three required courses (Theory, Methods, and Discovering Anthropology/Introduction to Anthropology) by the end of their third year.

Learning outcomes

Upon declaring the major, students should contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies with a brief list of interests to request a faculty mentor. Mentors are available for general advising within the field but there is no obligation to work in the faculty's research area, nor to continue with them as a first reader for the Honor's thesis.

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 of the Future
  • Peasants: Anthropology, Rural Life, Capitalism
  • Introduction to African Civilization
  • Chicago Blues
  • The Meaning of Police
  • Celebrity and Science in Paleoanthropology
  • Introduction to Latin American Civilization
  • Toxic States: Corrupted Ecologies in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Colonizations
  • Cultural Psychology: Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations
  • Anthropology of Museums
  • The End Tales: Recounting, Retrieving the Altering Worlds
  • Ancient Landscapes

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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:

    7

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    600

    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

  • Application for Admission and Supplement Essays
  • Application Fee or Automatic Fee Waiver
  • Secondary School Report and Transcript
  • Two Teacher Evaluations
  • Midyear Report
  • Test-Optional

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57642 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57642 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57642 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57642 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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