Applied Anthropology

California State University Long Beach

3588 USD/year
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Within the global context of urban and regional cultural change, the program offers three concentrations: multicultural education, medical/health care, and community/organizations. Learn more in the Applied Anthropology programme at California State University Long Beach.


The undergraduate major in Applied Anthropology at California State University Long Beach is designed to provide students with knowledge of the various fields of Anthropology and with opportunities for emphasis in particular topical and geographical interests. 

The programme

The undergraduate minor in Anthropology is recommended for students preparing for careers which will require practical knowledge of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The graduate program is designed to meet the needs of students who are seeking to expand their knowledge and increase their competence in anthropology. Graduate students are responsible for observing the general requirements for the M.A. degree as stated in this catalog. It is also recommended that prospective students consult with the Graduate Advisor at their earliest opportunity.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Trends in Anthropological Theory
  •  Proseminar
  • The Anthropological Perspective 
  • Practicing Anthropology
  • Applied Anthropology 
  • Ethnography of Communication 
  •  Ethnographic Research Methods

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33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A bachelor's degree in anthropology; or
  •  A bachelor's degree with 24 units of upper-division courses in anthropology, comparable to those required of anthropology majors at this University; or
  • A bachelor's degree in another field, either a social science, humanity, education, or medical science one, with fewer than 24 units of upper-division course work in anthropology, showing evidence of strong potential skills in applied anthropology.

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Applied Anthropology
California State University Long Beach