The BA in Anthropology applies a combination of rigorous scientific and humanistic approaches to develop students’ understanding of human origins, and biological and cultural diversity. By acquiring an anthropological perspective on diversity, as well as developing strong research skills, students will expand their career opportunities.
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Known as CSI Rowan, students take learning outside of the classroom for a mock investigation of a clandestine burial. The excavation, recovery and analysis of this forensic dig allows students to put their knowledge of human skeletal anatomy and deductive methods to the test.
What I like about my major is how diverse you really see the world and how having culture is one common thing among everyone.
Shirley C.L. Essex County, NJ
There’s a lot of diversity with subjects. This major is a great stepping stone for me to learn more about all kinds of topics along the way to my degree.
Dominic F. Gloucester County, NJ
I was always intrigued by other cultures as well as my own. Combining that with human life and its interactions, I knew Anthropology was the major for me.
Alaina S. Gloucester County, NJ
I didn’t understand what anthropology was until I came here. Working with professors really made me realize that this was the field I wanted to go into.
Alexandria M. Gloucester County, NJ
In Museum Studies I learned the fundamentals of the world of museums: the behind the scenes, the designs, the nitty-gritty details. They excite me.
Miles C. Monmouth County, NJ