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Anthropology

Our program will prepare you to think critically and effectively about human history in its broadest sense, as well as the many issues facing humanity today, such as sustainability and the effects of globalization. The solid coursework includes biological and forensic anthropology, archaeology, ethnology, anthropological and archaeological theory, globalization, research methods, language and culture. Our program includes the availability of special topics such as comparative religion, sociobiology and a variety of courses that focus on specific cultural areas (China and North America, for example). Opportunities for field work at home and abroad with remarkable professors make Oswego's anthropology program top-notch. Learn more

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Anthropology
Biocultural anthropology