Explore a wide array of cultures across human history, and immerse yourself in patterns of behavior and cultural studies. A minor in anthropology will also enhance your critical thinking and analytical skills, as students draw upon the social and biological sciences as well as the humanities and physical sciences.
- More than 45% of anthropology students study abroad
- Access to GIS lab, and archaeological lab with replica early human remains
- Electronic classrooms sharpen data and analytic skills
- Strong internship and research opportunities
What You'll Study
Through rigorous curricula, distinguished faculty help anthropology students learn how their individual lives shape and are shaped by the social contexts in which they live.
Living in the Field
Students can apply for a number of scholarships and grants that involve community-based research activity or community service projects.
Lambda Alpha is the the national honor society of anthropology and recognizes students with superior achievement and exceptional performance.
Students gain invaluable skills with the opportunity to conduct independent research, research with faculty or with community partners.
San Antonio presents a multitude of opportunities for working with museums and archaeological labs.
The Anthropology Society is comprised of individuals interested in archaeology, biological/physical, linguistics, and cultural anthropology.
The Margaret Mead Award celebrates the tradition of bringing anthropology to bear on wider social and cultural issues.
The Anthropology program hosts frequent visits and talks from prominent scientists and scholars from across the United States and abroad.
When You Graduate
Tigers apply their knowledge of social organization and behavior in a variety of settings including family, religion, medicine, government, social justice, and economics.
Trinity graduates do more than investigate social patterns: they apply their strong research skills to find creative solutions to modern problems across all career fields.
Graduates are especially valued for their technical abilities, such as conducting ethnographic interviews, surveys, delving into social statistics, and using GIS.
- Environmental Studies
- Law Centers
- Museum Studies
- Public Health
Graduate Schools or Programs:
- Cultural studies
- Ethnic studies
- Medical school
- Public health
- Sustainable development
Notable Companies who have Hired Trinity Graduates:
- Bexar County District Attorney’s Office
- University Health System
- University of Houston
Take the next step
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