Department Chair: R. Scott Wilson
Department Office: Faculty Office FO3-305
Telephone: (562) 985‑5171
FAX: (562) 985-4379
Faculty: Jayne Howell, Alexandra Jaffe, Wendy Klein, Barbara LeMaster, Ron Loewe, Kara Miller, Hector Neff, Karen Quintiliani, Steven Rousso-Schindler, R. Scott Wilson, Marcus Young Owl
Administrative Coordinator: Gabriele Anton
College: College of Liberal Arts
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.
ProgramsGraduate and Professional DegreesUndergraduate 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.