Anthropology, Bioanthropology Track (MA)

What is An Anthropology, Bioanthropology Track (MA) Degree?

Anthropology looks at societies and cultures all over the world, looking at how they began and how they continue.  A big part of the Bioanthropology track is evolution and how the diversity that exists on the earth now has changed throughout history.  You’ll look at non-human primates and human-like species that are not extinct.

The track is sometimes called Physical Anthropology.  You’ll take courses in subjects like primate evolution and ecology, human osteology, DNA identity and power, primate biomechanics, the evolution of upright walking, and other fascinating topics. You may need to complete a thesis, too, as part of this degree program.

The video below discusses a “typical” program, so it should help regardless of which school you are considering.

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