Students in this Anthropology - Biological Anthropology concentration from University of Colorado Denver develop a firm understanding of the evolutionary processes that lead to physical and behavioral variation in humans and non-humans, and quantitative methods used to explore and explain this variation. Students may take courses in diverse areas including evolutionary biology, genetics, ecology, ethnobiology, epidemiology, nutrition, medical anthropology, primatology and paleontology. Additionally,
because biological anthropology is multidisciplinary in nature, students are encouraged to consider courses offered outside the department's curriculum.
A particular advantage of our program is the diverse array of opportunities for professional development that we offer students.
Our graduates have valuable skills to offer future employers in the health care industry, in nonprofits, museums, cultural resource management firms, health consulting firms, and advocacy organizations, as reflected by our success in student placements. We also graduate students who are highly competitive in admissions to selective graduate programs. You can learn more about our alumni by reading their bios here.
- Biocultural Foundations of Health
- Anthropology of Food and Nutrition
- Evolutionary Medicine
- Advanced Issues in Human Evolution
- Human Biological Variation
- 24 months
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- An undergraduate record of good quality ( minimum 3.0 GPA or higher for all undergraduate studies)
- One copy of transcripts from all undergraduate/graduate institutions attended are required.**
- Prior training in anthropology (see below for details)
- GRE scores are optional, not required.
- Three letters of recommendation
- Statement of applicant's goals, both in graduate school and in their career after completing our program
International19995 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1333 USD per credit during 24 months.
National19995 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1333 USD per credit during 24 months.
In-State6435 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 429 USD per credit during 24 months.
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