Anthropology Degree at San Jose State University

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Anthropology Degree

The anthropology program at San Jose State University 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 California 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. San Jose State University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree20
Master's Degree7

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male7
Female20

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian2
Hispanic9
White13
Multiple Races1
Unknown2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

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

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, anthropologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.8% from 2014 to 2024

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 California

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (B)

Mission College

Santa Clara, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Anthropology (A)

West Valley College

Saratoga, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (A)

Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (A)

Ohlone College

Fremont, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Anthropology (C,A)

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 31 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (B,M,D)

Canada College

Redwood City, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Anthropology (A)

Chabot College

Hayward, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Anthropology (A)

California State University - East Bay

Hayward, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (B,M)

Cabrillo College

Aptos, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (C,A)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
76%

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