BS in Anthropology

Shorelight - Adelphi University, United States

bs-in-anthropology

Next enrollment cycle

December 2021

See all cycles

First Year Course Fee

USD 41,600

Course Accredited By

ACS

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
With the Bachelor of Science in Anthropology program, you will build a strong foundation in anthropology—the study of past and present cultures, biology, and languages—by studying geology, environmental studies, biology, chemistry or mathematics.
  • You’ll learn how to conduct research in both the Archaeology Laboratory and out in the field, gaining an understanding of scientific methods as well as quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • When you graduate, you’ll be equipped with the skills to effectively apply science-based approaches to any professional challenge you encounter. You’ll have a comprehensive awareness of ancient and modern civilizations and cultures—qualities that will enhance your résumé in the global marketplace.

Enrollment Cycles

  • December 2021
  • July 2022
  • April 2022

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B-/8

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Uganda

  • Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B5

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Tanzania

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

(BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms 96 UCAS Points or MMM Grade

English Requirements certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

United Kingdom

  • See GCE criteria
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms GCE
  • Bachelor’s degree (Pass or Honours earned after 3 or 4 years); Bachelor of (Architecture, Dental
  • Surgery, Medicine); Master of Pharmacy (I and II); BTEC Level 7 Diploma in Technology or Technological Engineering or Arts and Design
  • Undergraduate PS AAP 2 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS EAP 3 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 55

English Requirements certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Anthropology
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 61
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

  • In addition to five required core courses, students will, in consultation with their advisor, complete 45 credits drawing from four area requirements: archaeology, physical anthropology, cultural anthropology, and natural sciences. Core requirements cannot be substituted for area requirements. The field of anthropology is complementary to a number of other offerings at Adelphi providing many opportunities for double majors. Students should contact the department to explore their specific areas of interests.

Core Requirements (16 credits)

  • ANT (0103) 111 - Cultural Anthropology Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 112 - Biological Anthropology Credits: 3.50 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 113 - Archaeology Credits: 3.50 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 325 - History of Anthropological Theory Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 499 - Fieldwork Methods Credits: 3.00 hrs

Area Requirements

  • Choose 45 credits from the following subdisciplines (Archaeology, Physical Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Natural Sciences)
  • Archaeology (12 credits minimum)
  • Choose two courses at the 200 or higher level and two at the 300 or higher level.
  • ANT (0103) 223 - Archaeology of North America Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 226 - Prehistoric Technology Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 244 - Rise and Fall of Civilization Credits: 3.00
  • ANT (0103) 321 - Historic Preservation Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 322 - Archaeology of Animals Credits: 3.50
  • ANT (0103) 332 - Archaeological Field Methods in Alaska Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 334 - Problems in Archaeology Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 369 - Ancient Warfare: The Classical Era Credits: 3.50hrs
  • ANT (0103) 561 - Human Ecology Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • Physical Anthropology (12 credits minimum)

Chosen from the following.

  • ANT (0103) 225 - Human Evolution Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 333 - Field Methods in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology Credits: 3.00 to 6.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 340 - Environmental Anthropology Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 343 - Primate Ecology and Sustainable Development Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 362 - Jaws, Teeth and Forensic Dentistry Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 441 - Forensic Anthropology & Osteology Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • Cultural Anthropology (9 credits minimum)

Choose three courses at the 200 level

  • ANT (0103) 227 - Peoples of the North Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 229 - Humankind, Culture and Environment Credits: 3.00hrs
  • ANT (0103) 238 - Blood, Sex and Kinship Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 241 - Religion and Power Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 242 - Psychological Anthropology Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 248 - Culture And Health Credits: 3.00hrs
  • ANT (0103) 218 - You Are What You Eat: Anthropology of Food Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 256 - Cultures and Traditions of India Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 265 - The Developing World: Culture, Conflict and Changes Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 271 - Indians of North America Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 280 - Ethnomedicine: Cross-Cultural Search for Cures Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 351 - Anthropology of Religion Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ABC (0101) 208 - Elements of Black Culture Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • HIS (0136) 260 - African Diaspora in the Muslim World Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ABC (0101) 223 - The Caribbean Credits: 3.00 or cross listed with HIS (0136) 223 - The Caribbean Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ABC (0102) 270 - Ethnicity in The United States Credits: 3.00 or cross listed with SOC (0170) 

Ethnicity in the United States Credits: 3.00hrs

  • ABC (0101) 372 - The Role of Race in Contemporary U.S. and Global Society Credits: 3.00 hrs
    or cross listed with SOC (0170) 370 - The Role of Race in Contemporary U.S. and Global Society Credits: 3.00 hrs

Natural Sciences (12 credits)

  • Choose at least twelve credits from any of the following courses
  • BIO (0105) 106 - Life Processes in Health and Disease Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • BIO (0105) 111 - Biological Concepts and Methods I Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • BIO (0105) 112 - Biological Concepts and Methods I I Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • BIO (0105) 203 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • BIO (0105) 204 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I I Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • BIO (0105) 208 - Microbiology Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CHE (0106) 111 - General Chemistry I Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • CHE (0106) 112 - General Chemistry II Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • ENV (0125) 102 - Natural Science and Environmental Problems Credits: 3.00 hrs
    or cross-listed with
  • EAS (0112) 110 - Natural Science and Environmental Problems Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ENV (0125) 109 - Physical Geology Credits: 4.00 hrs
    or cross-listed with
  • EAS (0112) 102 - Physical Geology Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • ENV (0125) 110 - Historical Geology Credits: 4.00 hrs
    or cross-listed with
  • EAS (0112) 103 - Historical Geology Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • ENV (0125) 201 - Climate Change Credits: 3.00 hrs
    or cross-listed with
  • EAS (0112) 201 - Climate Change Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ENV (0125) 210 - Mapping Environmental Issues Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • MTH (0144) 114 - Statistics for Natural Sciences Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • CSC (0145) 150 - Explorations in Computer Coding and Data Manipulation Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • MTH (0144) 225 - Statistics and Data Analytics Credits: 3.00hrs
  • Academic Accelerator Cost per Semester 
  • Fall 2021 $21,104.7 
  • Spring 2022 $21,104.7
  •  Summer 2022 $21,104.7 Housing Option Description Cost Per Semester 
  • Option A: On Campus Double (with AC)
  •  Option A offers on-campus dorm room shared between two undergraduate students and a common bathroom in hallway. 
  • Fall 2021 $6,295 
  • Spring 2022 $6,295 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option B: On Campus Large Triple (with AC) 
  • Option B offers an on-campus suite-style room shared among three undergraduate students. Shared bathroom is en suite. 
  • Fall 2021 $6,710 
  • Spring 2022 $6,710 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531
  •  Option C: On Campus Regular Triple (with AC) 
  • Option C offers an on-campus dorm room shared among three undergraduate students, with an ensuite bathroom. 
  • Fall 2021 $6,490 
  • Spring 2022 $6,490 Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option D: On Campus Double (No AC) 
  • Option D offers an on-campus dorm room shared between two undergraduate students, with a common bathroom in the hallway. 
  • Fall 2021 $5,705 
  • Spring 2022 $5,705 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option E: On Campus Converted Triple (No AC) 
  • Option E offers an on-campus dorm room shared among three undergraduate students, with a common bathroom in the hallway.
  •  Fall 2021 $4,725 
  • Spring 2022 $4,725 
  • Summer 2022 $5,772 Meal Plan Details Cost Per Semester Panther Lifestyle Plan 200 meals per semester (~12 meals per week) at "all you can eat" dining hall, plus $200 Panther Dollars at food trucks, markets, cafés, and more. Includes free Sunday brunch in Post Hall. 
  • Fall 2021 $2,365 
  • Spring 2022 $2,365 
  • Summer 2022 $700

Interested in this course?

Our Admissions Counsellors would love to assist!