- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
A major in anthropology represents a broad field of study encompassing four subdivisions: cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, archeology, and biological anthropology. Courses offer comprehensive approaches to anthropology’s diverse subject matter and provide an important component of a liberal arts education for both majors and non-majors.
Why Study Anthropology at Oberlin?
- ANTH 101 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 4 credits
- ANTH 227 - Medical Anthropology 4 credits
- ANTH 353 - Culture Theory 4 credits
- ANTH 416 - Race, Racism, and Human Variation in Global Perspective 4 credits
Anthropology faculty are dedicated teachers, researchers, and scholars. Their interests are wide-ranging, including cultural anthropology and theory, ethnomusicology, ecology, world and ancient languages, linguistics, and indigenous peoples.Explore Faculty within Anthropology