General Description / Special Programs
Students train in all subfields of the discipline. Specialization is under the direction of the faculty in whose competence the specialty falls. The department cooperates and works in conjunction with multidisciplinary university programs (eg, Southeast Asia, Environmental Studies, Nonprofit and NGO Studies, Cognitive Studies, Latin America, Women's Studies).
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Tuition Info
www.niu.edu/bursar/tuition/tuition.shtml
Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology MA, BA/BS major
Highest Degree Offered MA/MS
Other Degree Requirements An undergraduate minor will consist of 18 hours of classes.
BA/BS Field Areas
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
Total hours for a major in Anthropology: 45-58 (BA) or 55-61 (BS)
MA/MS Field Areas
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements 30-36 semester hours, thesis or non-thesis options, statistics or foreign language, written exams
MA/MS Specializations Applied Anthropology Certificate; Museum Studies Certificate.
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities Graduate assistantships, stipend plus tuition waiver
Program Details
Research Facilities The James B. and Rosalyn L. Pick Museum of Anthropology, well-equipped labs, extensive primate and human skeletal collections, ethnographic material, instruments, tools, field equipment, teaching material and a 12,000 artifact museum collection.
Misc Information Graduate Student Association
Certs Offered 0
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 1
Online Course Info: www.niu.edu/clasep/courses/index.shtml
Application Deadlines
Fall Entry to MA Program: February 1, if applying for an assistantship; February 15, assistantship application due; March 1 for all others
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: niu.edu/anthro/undergrad/AnthroClub/index.shtml
Anthropology Club Advisor: Emily McKee
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0