Anthropology, College of Letters & Science
Advisor: See website, http://www.anthropology.wisc.edu/for-undergraduates/ Departmental Office: 5240 Social Science Building (608-262-2866)
Field of Study: Biological anthropology is the study of the behavior, ecology, evolution, anatomy, and variation of primate species, including humans past and present.
Possible Careers: University or College professor; museum curator; medical or forensic anthropologist; demographer; epidemiologist; physician; veterinarian; nursing; public health here and, especially in other countries.
Special Opportunities & Additional Information
- Anthropology Circle, a student organization.
- Field trips to zoos and museums
- Majors must take courses in three subdisciplines of anthropology: biological anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology
- Summer Field School on Paleoanthropology at the famous fossil human locality of Swartkrans, South Africa
- Intro Biology: Recommended. Anthro 105 or 107 required
- Calculus: Recommended
- General Chemistry: Recommended
- Organic Chemistry: None
- Physics: None