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Anthropology Degree at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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Anthropology Degree

The anthropology program at Palo Alto College prepares students for careers as a contract archaeologist, corporate analyst, corporate anthropologist, editor, educational planner, forensic specialist, government analyst, medical researcher, museum curator, park ranger, or social worker. The program focuses on the study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates and their cultural behavior and institutions. Program courses include: biological/physical anthropology, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer anthropology degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Anthropology program at PAC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Anthropologists

  • Description:

    Research, evaluate, and establish public policy concerning the origins of humans; their physical, social, linguistic, and cultural development; and their behavior, as well as the cultures, organizations, and institutions they have created.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, anthropologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 20.7% from 2010 to 2020

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in anthropology or archeology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Anthropology Programs in Texas

Anthropology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (A)
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Trinity University

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

57 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M,D)
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Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

86 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M)
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Coastal Bend College

Beeville, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (A)
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Saint Edward's University

Austin, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

130 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M,D)
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Austin Community College District

Austin, TX
Type: Community College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (A)
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Southwestern University

Georgetown, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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Texas A&M University

College Station, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

60 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M,D)