Undergraduate Anthropology


The Department of Anthropology offers a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. This program is organized around applied urban anthropology and prepares students for careers in research and policy or for graduate work in anthropology and related fields.

Training in research methods and fieldwork experience is an essential part of UNO's undergraduate and graduate programs.

These opportunities include:

  • historic archaeology projects in New Orleans
  • urban planning and policy research
  • historic preservation and cultural conservation programs
  • Louisiana folklore studies
  • forensic anthropology workshops and internship programs
Degree Requirements


Students who wish to secure a significant background in anthropology while majoring in another area may do so by earning 18 credit hours in anthropology courses.

Degree Requirements
  • Anthropology 2052
  • 12 credit hours at or above the 3000 level (exclusive of Anthropology 3896 and 4991)
  • GPA average of at least 2.0 in the minor