Anthropology and Classical Studies at The University of Akron

The Department of Anthropology and Classical Studies offers an array of courses including introductory survey courses, advanced topical and methods courses, service learning and community-based research courses, and upper division seminars. The department offers a major and a minor in interdisciplinary anthropology, a minor in classical studies, and a certificate in field archaeology. Anthropology and Classical Studies at The University of Akron offers graduate level classes, but does not have a graduate degree program.





Students who study Anthropology and Classical Studies ...

  • travel to the Mediterranean and across Europe, Africa, and the Great Basin
  • participate in local digs
  • study human behavior
  • impact their local community through collaborative research
  • investigate research questions in museums and libraries around the world
  • transform their understanding of the present by studying the past 

Requirements for Anthropology majors

Classes in the department of anthropology are designed to give you a well-rounded experience in anthropology, classics and archaeology.