Jun 23, 2024  
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Department Chair: Karen Quintiliani

Department Office: Faculty Office FO3-305
Telephone: (562) 985‑5171
FAX: (562) 985-4379
Website: http://www.cla.csulb.edu/departments/anthropology/

Faculty: L. Zachary DuBois, Jayne Howell, Alexandra Jaffe, Wendy Klein, Barbara LeMaster, Ron Loewe, Hector Neff, Karen Quintiliani, Steven Rousso-Schindler, R. Scott Wilson, Marcus Young Owl

Administrative Coordinator: Mitra Baghdadi

College: College of Liberal Arts  

Courses: ANTH  

Career Possibilities

Anthropologist • Archaeologist • Archivist • Attorney • Physician Lawyer • Curator • Writer • Researcher • Linguist • Social Worker • Tour Guide • Cultural Resource Manager • Urban Planner • Foreign Service Officer • Personnel Manager • Health Researcher • Immigration Inspector • Teacher (Some of these, and other careers, require additional education or experience. For more information, see www.careers.csulb.edu.)


The undergraduate major in Anthropology is designed to provide students with knowledge of the various fields of Anthropology and with opportunities for emphasis in particular topical and geographical interests. The undergraduate minor in Anthropology is recommended for students preparing for careers which will require practical knowledge of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The graduate program is designed to meet the needs of students who are seeking to expand their knowledge and increase their competence in anthropology. Graduate students are responsible for observing the general requirements for the M.A. degree as stated in this catalog. It is also recommended that prospective students consult with the Graduate Advisor at their earliest opportunity.


    Undergraduate DegreesGraduate and Professional DegreesMinor



      Note: General Education Category A must be completed prior to taking any upper-division course except upper-division language courses where students meet formal prerequisites and/or competency equivalent for advanced study.