The discipline, both scientific and humanistic, studies prehistoric, historic, and contemporary development of humans as social and biological beings. Because Anthropology majors study a historically wide range of human cultures, their understanding of specific social and ethnic groups, and the biological, ecological, and cultural factors which influence the behavior of these groups, prepares them to take prominent positions in medicine, business, law, and public affairs. Employment can be found in such areas as:
|Social Service/Health Care||Museums, Zoos, Libraries||Local, State, National Gov’t.|
|Mass Media||Insurance||Foreign Aid Agencies|
|Employee Relations||Foreign Service||Research, Public and Private|
|Fund Raising||Elem., Secondary, Higher Education||Travel and Peace Corps|
Classics concentrates on the ancient cultures of Greece, Rome, Mesopotamia, and Egypt, which pioneered the civilizations of today, through examination of language, literature, archeology, and history. In addition to the obvious possibilities in Education, professional careers in Law, Medicine, and the Ministry eagerly await the talents of Classics graduates, along with numerous positions in Business and Industry, and the Government. Possible career options are:
|Counseling*||Real Estate||Travel Agencies|
|Writing, Editing, Publishing||Research||Museums*|
|Finance, Banking*||Advertising*||Congressional Staffs|
|Management||Book Preservation/Rare Books||Federal Agencies|
|Corporate Communications, PR, CSR||Career Planning, counseling||EMT, Paramedic|
* These paths may demand additional education.
The study of entire cultures and societies through excavation, preservation, study, and classification of artifacts. Students of study in Archeology at The University of Akron prepare themselves for work within many of the fields open to Classics and Anthropology majors as well as within the disciplines of history, linguistics, and geography. Most career paths in archeology include work on university digs and eventual graduate studies.
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