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Undergraduate Opportunities

Undergraduates can begin their study of human biology and health from an anthropological perspective through courses that provide background in key theories, concepts, and methods.

Biological anthropology courses

Concentration in Human Biology

Students majoring in Anthropology or Biological Sciences can complete the department’s Concentration in Human Biology. Through courses and opportunities for independent research, students in this concentration study human biology and health from a population, ecological, cross-cultural perspective.

Read about the concentration’s courses and requirements.

Original laboratory research

Advanced undergraduate students are encouraged to pursue their own research interests at the Laboratory for Human Biology Research. Work with lab directors to conduct original research that can be used as the bais for a senior thesis.