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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - Anthropology

Tufts University

Medford - Somerville Campus, Medford, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
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  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
The degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science is conferred on all students who complete this program. Students whose major concentration is applied mathematics, applied physics, astrophysics, biochemistry, biology, biopsychology, chemical physics, chemistry, cognitive and brain sciences, computer science, engineering psychology, environmental studies (as second major only), geological sciences, geology, mathematics, and physics are eligible to receive a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree. Those majoring in psychology, psychology/clinical, and quantitative economics may choose to receive the degree of Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts at the time they complete their degree sheet. Students in all other majors will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree. Students whose multiple majors make them eligible for either a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science degree may choose between the two when completing their degree sheet. A major in Anthropology will enable you to develop the following skills: Analysis and interpretation of present and past human actions Methods for ethnographic research, including ethical and critical considerations A capacity for critical thinking through engagement with ethnographic, textual, and media material Scientific analysis, including techniques for interpreting archeological and/or human biological data Collaborative, team-based approaches to research and analysis Writing skills, including developing an argument Thinking internationally and globally Understanding concepts of locality, place and diversity In-depth knowledge of a specific region Intellectual engagement with a range of diverse audiences and communication with those from different backgrounds Understanding the meanings and uses of the concept of "culture" Knowledge of the history of the discipline Anthropology majors from Tufts have gone on to careers in the following areas: Health-related professions Law International development Humanitarian Assistance Human rights