Majors & Programs


Anthropology -- is the study of human origins, cultures, beliefs and practices.  As an Anthropology major at SUNY Oneonta, you'll choose from a wide variety of courses across the four major subfields of anthropology: Archeology, Biological Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology and Anthropological Linguistics. We offer two B.A. tracks, which are described below.


General Anthropology -- for students who are interested in a broad liberal arts degree prior to working or going on to further education, including graduate school in anthropology.

Human Biology -- for students interested in further education and a career in a variety of health professions, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, public health and epidemiology. Our Prehealth Professions Advisement program supports students interested in these careers.


Anthropology -- for students supplementing their majors with additional coursework focused on human experiences, including biology, culture, and language in the present and past.

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