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Majors & Minors

Major in Anthropology - A.B.

Anthropology is the study of humans, past and present. The Major in Anthropology provides students with critical, creative, and globally-based thinking skills. At UGA, our focus on ecological and environmental anthropology crosscuts three main sub-fields: archaeology, biological anthropology, and cultural anthropology. Each of these teach a set of distinctive abilities and, when combined, prepare students for a wide array of future careers in 21st century business, research, industry, and public service.

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Minor in Anthropology

A minor in anthropology is a useful complement to many degree programs. It can help to broaden your knowledge and skills by helping you understand another field of study from an anthropological perspective.

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minor in biological and medical anthropology

The minor in Biological and Medical Anthropology will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the anthropological study of human health and the biological and behavioral variation in the human lineage. It is especially relevant for those planning careers in the health and medical professions.

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