Undergraduate major and minor, M.S., and Ph.D. Master's level Certificate in Museum Studies available.
Studies in ethnography and cultural anthropology include: American Indians of the Northeast, Southeast and Southwest; linguistic anthropology; the anthropology of art; psychological, economic, and political anthropology; medical anthropology; urban anthropology; cross-cultural study of the child; and religion. Archaeological methodology, fieldwork, and area studies include emphasis on archaeology of the Old World and North and South America; and cultures of Central and South America, the Caribbean, Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. Museum studies include curatorship, displays, and administration. Other focuses include: physical anthropology; primate and human evolution; human sociobiology; and human ecology.
The following LC classification range descriptions represent areas of concentration for Anthropology:
DK (Russia, U.S.S.R., Russian Federation): Antiquities. Social life and customs. Ethnography.
DR (Eastern Europe. Balkan Peninsula): The following category is selectively collected: Antiquities. Social life and customs.
DS (Asia): Antiquities. Social life and customs.
GN (Anthropology): General; Philosophy. Relation to other fields; Methodology; Anthropological profession. Study and teaching. Research; Physical anthropology and somatology (general); Human variation; Race (general); Human evolution; Social aspects of the human body; Social and cultural anthropology, ethnology (general); Methodology; Culture and cultural processes; Collected ethnographies; Applied anthropology; Material culture; Intellectual life; Communication; Creativity; Philosophy; Classification and naming systems; Ethics. Values; Concepts of time; Science and knowledge; Social organization; Sex role; Family; Life cycle; Death; Friendship; Kinship; Association; Social stratification; Political anthropology; Social control; Ethnicity; Warfare and weapons; Cultural traits, customs, institutions; Ethnic groups (general); North American ethnic groups; Latin American ethnic groups; European ethnic groups; Asian ethnic groups; Ethnic groups of Oceania; Ethnic groups of Arctic regions. Selectively collected categories: Museums. Collections; Mummies; Medicine; Prehistoric archaeology.
GR (Folklore): All categories under this LC classification are selectively collected and include: General; Philosophy. Relation to other topics; Methodology; Folk literature. Folktales; World ethnic groups and regions; Folklore of North America; Folklore of Latin America; Folklore of Europe; Folklore of Asia; Folklore of Africa; Folklore of Atlantic and Indian Ocean islands; Folklore of Oceania; Folklore of Arctic regions; Costume. Dress; Folklore relating to private life; Dwellings; Eating and drinking; Supernatural beings and forces; Heroes, soldiers, kings; Witchcraft, tricksters, fairies, etc.; Nature; Animals; Plants; Rocks, minerals, metals; Mythical creatures and things; Transportation and travel; Commerce; Law and justice; Medicine. Folk medicine; Music. Dancing; Recreation and sports; Occupations; Special days, months, seasons; Signs and symbols; Mythical places; Miscellaneous.
GT (Manners and Customs (general)): General; Customs of the family; Customs of love, marriage, sex; Festivals, holidays. Selectively collected categories: 20th century customs; Miscellaneous customs; Customs relating to bathing, cleaning; Eating and drinking customs; Treatment of the dead; Special events. Event management; Entertaining, hospitality, Geishas; Country life.
Mainly English. Primary source material in Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Spanish, Russian, and some Native American languages.