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Anthropology Degree at University of Denver (DU)

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Anthropology Degree

The anthropology program at University of Denver 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 Colorado colleges that offer anthropology degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Anthropology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Denver has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree7
    Master's Degree6

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male4
    Female9

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Hispanic2
    White10
    Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Anthropology program at DU, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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

  • Salary & Wages
    • Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO
      • Total Employment: 50
      • Average Hourly Rate: $33.69
      • Average Annual Salary: $70,080

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 Colorado

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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University of Colorado Denver

Denver, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

24 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M)
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Metropolitan State College of Denver

Denver, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

30 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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University of Colorado at Boulder

Boulder, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

130 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M,D)
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University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

26 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

16 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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Colorado College

Colorado Springs, CO
Type: 4-Year Private College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

47 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M)
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Western State College of Colorado

Gunnison, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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Fort Lewis College

Durango, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)