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Anthropology @ UF: For Undergraduates

This guide contains course-specific information for a number of Anthropology classes @ UF

Undergraduate Program in Anthropology @ UF

Anthropology is the study of people in their cultural context and the examination of all aspects of patterned social behavior. The discipline is worldwide in scope, encompassing all aspects of human biological and social life from the earliest times to the present. Anthropology is a broad, holistic field that seeks to understand human adaptation to natural and social environments.

Find out more about our program here

The UF Libraries are gradually lifting COVID restrictions over the summer. Please see our FAQ page for details and what to expect. As always, our virtual library remains 100% open! 

Popular Anthropology Books from the Catalog

Undergraduate Research Publishing Opportunities

Undergraduate Research

There are various opportunities for undergraduate research here at UF, check out these resources for more information:

Outside UF Opportunities


Undergraduate Honors Theses

Looking to complete and Honors Thesis in anthropology? Here are some guidelines and information that might be useful:

Did you know that you can file your Undergraduate Honors Thesis into the UF Institutional Repository? And free of charge? Check out this guide to find out more information: Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Undergraduate Honors Theses.

Helpful Library Resources

What can you do with an Anthropology Degree?

Below I have begun to curate a selection of helpful resources to help you find your path after graduation. Please feel free to send me other links and materials as I work to expand this resource.

For Majors and Minors

Dr. John Krigbaum is the current Undergraduate Advisor for Anthropology @ UF. Find more about academic advising for anthropology here.

Lambda Alpha is the national collegiate honor society for Anthropology majors. The benefits of joining Lambda Alpha include the ability to apply for multiple Lambda Alpha scholarships for graduate research, as well as the option to get published in the peer-reviewed Lambda Alpha Journal.

Delta of Florida Chapter, UF

The Undergraduate Florida Anthropology Student Association (uFASA) is an all-inclusive club for students with an interest in anthropology, regardless of major, GPA, or class standing. One of our main goals is to expose students to all anthropology has to offer, including career options both within and outside academia. Each February, uFASA and Lambda Alpha host a celebration for World Anthropology Day featuring anthropologists from around the Gainesville and UF community.

Careers for Anthro Majors


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