In the Anthropology programme delivered by University of South Carolina, you will gain knowledge in four areas — cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology and biological anthropology. You will experience intensive discussion, multimedia engagement and hands-on applications in many classes, while acquiring skills in research methodology and presentation. Anthropology majors also have the opportunity to participate in research and fieldwork, both abroad and locally.
You will develop skills necessary to appreciate the cultural and biological diversity of humans, while learning how to apply this knowledge in a variety of ways. Many unique opportunities await you, such as getting involved with a field school offered each summer in archaeology and ethnology.Careers
In general, about half of our graduates go on to Ph.D. programs. Some have continued at USC (Linguistics, Public Health, Sociology). Others have gone elsewhere to study Anthropology (Stanford, University of Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa, Yale, UCLA, McGill, UC Riverside, Kent State University, University of Pittsburgh, Purdue, UC Berkeley, Texas A & M, University of South Florida, Medical School, University of SC., UNC - Chapel Hill, UVA, SUNY Birmingham, Simon Fraser University).
Those who don't continue on to Ph.D. programs go on to fulfilling careers.
As demand increases for anthropologists across industries—from education and public health to law enforcement and engineering—the University of South Carolina’s Anthropology Department prepares students to thrive in today’s global economy. Driven by a need for employees with critical thinking skills who can manage, analyze, evaluate, and interpret data on culture, gender and overall human behavior, organizations demand diverse skills key to success in a multicultural society.
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Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
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The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.
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