Students can study anthropology as a major (BA, Anthropology), a minor, or a self-designed major (BA or BS, Liberal Arts).
This liberal arts degree combines multifaceted, interdisciplinary approaches to the study of anthropology with in-depth explorations of key contemporary issues. You'll gain fresh insight from courses that reflect the diverse and eclectic interests of an international faculty.
Anthropology is the study of human beings and the social and cultural worlds they inhabit. Whether conducting their research in cities or villages, laboratories or rain forests, refugee camps or colonial archives, anthropologists are attentive to the ideas, affects, practices, values, and institutions they encounter. As an anthropology student at Eugene Lang College, you'll explore a wide range of topics such as race and classification; money and value; human rights; migration, war, and violence; drug cultures; kinship, sex, and gender; and art, design, and urban life.
You'll gain a comprehensive knowledge of anthropology and its key concepts, methods, new approaches, and critical texts through three modes of inquiry:
While it offers the atmosphere and intimacy of a small college, Eugene Lang College is part of The New School, a major progressive university in New York City. Anthropology students at Lang enjoy benefits including
Education at Eugene Lang College is designed to develop well-rounded and engaged citizens who are thoughtful, articulate, and creative. Anthropology majors go on to pursue advanced studies in anthropology, organizational psychology, and other disciplines in the social sciences and humanities and careers in law, health care, business, social and public service, international and nongovernmental organizations, marketing and market research, museums, and other fields.
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