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Anthropology

administrative contact

Daniel Renfrew
Director of Undergraduate Studies
daniel.renfrew@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-8788

program contact

Daniel Renfrew
Director of Undergraduate Studies
daniel.renfrew@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-8788

Program Details

Program Description

Anthropology emphasizes a holistic understanding of human biological and cultural variation through the complementary subdisciplines of archaeological, biological, linguistic and cultural anthropology.

Career Profile

Graduates find employment doing applied research with government agencies, assisting in community development and planning, or using knowledge of social organization and social process in a variety of settings within the U.S or abroad. Majors are well-equipped for graduate training in the social sciences in pursuit of academic or applied research careers.  

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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Prospective students should apply online at:
apply.wvu.edu.

Accreditation

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.