Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$331 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. Only the archaeology option requires site-based field school experience. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. in Anthropology – Online

The study of humanity

Anthropology bridges sciences and the humanities while developing critical thinking, communication, group processes and the ability to work independently. This program is ideal for those who are fascinated by people and interested in answering big questions about what makes us human.

Joshua Chan Burgos earned his anthropology degree online, an experience that included immersive research and community interaction. Watch the video and read more »

Oregon State's online anthropology degree offers four areas of focus to prepare you for a broad range of jobs that emphasize cross-cultural awareness, international contacts and management of cultural resources; for example, education, human and governmental services, law, business, media and medicine.

This degree program is offered through OSU's College of Liberal Arts, which is ranked No. 1 in the nation for best online liberal arts colleges. The courses are delivered online by OSU Ecampus.

Oregon State Ecampus delivers a variety of degree programs online that are focused on language and culture. Explore similar programs.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • Oregon State Ecampus is consistently ranked among the nation's 10 best providers of online education according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.

Get the support you need

Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success coaching, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.

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