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Dr. Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi does research in Gujarat, India

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Dr. Daniel Goldstein in Belgium

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Recently graduated anthropology major continues her work and studies

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Dr. Dorothy Hodgson and Maasai activist Ndini Kimesera Sikar at the U.N. in NYC

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Student discusses honors poster on “Undocumented Mexican Women in New Brunswick”

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Dr. David Hughes at Fukushima Workshop, Tokyo

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Graduate student meets orangutan as a T.A. in Borneo with Rutgers Study Abroad "Primates, Ecology and Conservation in Indonesia"

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Student discusses Honors work at historic site in Trappe, PA with Chair, Dr. Craig Feibel

Undergraduate Anthropology Advising

Department of Anthropology Programs of study
B.A. in Anthropology (combines all fields) - 40 credits
    Introductory courses – 16 credits
    Upper-level courses – 9 credits
    Electives – 15 credits
B.A. in Cultural Anthropology (includes linguistic anthropology) – 38 credits
    Introductory courses – 8 credits
    Geographic area courses – 6 credits
    Global perspectives on justice, inequality and difference – 3 credits
    Electives – 21 credits
B.S. in Evolutionary Anthropology (includes archaeology) – 50 credits
    Introductory courses – 11 credits
    Statistics – 3 credits
    Sub-discipline courses – 18 credits
    Biology or geology and electives – 18 credits
Minor in Anthropology (combines all fields) – 20 credits
    Introductory courses – 8 credits
    Electives – 12 credits
Minor in Cultural Anthropology (includes linguistic anthropology) – 20 credits
Introductory courses – 8 credits
Geographic area course – 3 credits
Electives – 9 courses
Minor in Evolutionary Anthropology (includes archaeology) – 20 credits
    Introductory courses – 11 credits
    Electives – 9 credits
Certificate in Evolutionary Medicine – 12 credits
Genetics course - 3credits
Evolutionary approaches to diet or evolutionary physiology – 3 credits
Genetic variation and evolution in humans or infectious microbes - 3 credits
Advanced evolution or evolutionary medicine elective – 3 credits

 

Professor Robert S. Scott, Undergraduate Director

robertsc.rutgers@gmail.com
Phone: 848-932-9395
Fax: 732-932-1564
Room 210, Bio. Sciences, DC
BIO 210, Douglass Campus
Office Hours spring 17 (from Jan. 19 to May 1):
Monday 9:15 a.m. to 10:35 a.m., Tuesday 9:15 am to 10:35 a.m., Thursday 9:15 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. or by appointment
(Note: No appointments necesary or made during office hours)

Or by appointment

Declaring a Major or Minor in Anthropology

You can declare your major online:

 Note: Department signatures are not required

Important: All students should declare their majors in Anthropology by the Spring semester of their junior year, at the latest. The department assumes no responsibility for students unable to complete their major requirements if they do not declare their majors by this time.

Special Permission Numbers, Honors and Independent Studies

Please note that special permission numbers are obtained through the professor or instructor of the class. Prior to registering for Independent Study and Anthropology Departmental Honors Classes, please find an Anthropology faculty member to serve as your advisor, complete the appropriate form, and see the Undergraduate Assistant or Undergraduate Director.

  pdf Honors Form (8 KB)
  pdf Independent Study form (14 KB)



Contact Information for Undergraduate Advising

Undergraduate Program Director
Professor Robert S. Scott
robertsc.rutgers@gmail.com
Phone: 848-932-9395
Fax: 732-932-1564
BIO 210, Douglass Campus
Office Hours:
Monday 9:15 a.m. to 10:35 a.m., Tuesday 9:15 am to 10:35 a.m., Thursday 9:15 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. or by appointment
(Note: No appointments necessary or made during office hours)

or by appointment

Undergraduate Program Assistant
Maydelle Romero
maydelle@rci.rutgers.edu
848-932-9886
Fax: 732-932-1564
RAB 318, DC
Office Hours:
Monday 1:00-3:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00-3:00 pm
or by appointment

View syllabi and course descriptions of all anthropology courses in the undergraduate catalog.

Click here for a description of some of the career possibilities for Anthropology majors.

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