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Anthropology Undergraduate Program


Our mission is to provide undergraduates with instruction in anthropology and a program of work leading to the bachelor's degree.

Degree Requirements

Undergraduate training in the department of Anthropology is designed for students who seek the bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree.  Students can also declare Anthropology as a minor.
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» Minor

How to Declare

See steps to declare anthropology as your major or minor:
» Major
» Minor

Honors Program

The Honors Program and Senior Paper option in Anthropology provides majors the opportunity to conduct original research under the guidance of an Anthropology faculty member.
» Honors Program Overview
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Forms and References

Download various undergraduate forms and reference documents.


Anthropology courses cover a wide range of topics and area studies within the field such as sociocultural anthropology, ecology, evolution, linguistics, medical anthropology, political economy, environmental anthropology, science and technology, and archaeology.”

Peer Advisor

Peer advisors serve as a resource to undergraduate students for questions about course planning, departmental policies, declaration process, and events.

Undergrad Journal

CONTEXT: Undergraduate Research Journal in Anthropology is an annual publication comprised of scholarly articles and reviews written by Stanford undergraduates from all academic backgrounds

Coterm Master's Program

The Coterminal Master’s degree program allows Stanford undergraduates to study for a master’s degree while completing their bachelor’s degree(s). Students with strong academic records may apply for admission to a coterminal master’s program upon completion of 120 units.


Undergrad admissions website