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CSU, Chico


Anthropology provides understanding and answers based on a century of exploring the development of human nature, society, and culture. It is the only social science that seeks to understand both human biological and cultural variation in the past and in the present.

Encompassing a wide range of subjects spanning cultural and linguistic anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology and museum studies, Anthropology is unique among the many fields that study humanity.

Program Degrees and Certificates

The Anthropology program at Chico State offers the following certificates and degrees:

  • The Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

  • The Minor in Anthropology

  • The Certificate in Applied Cultural Anthropology

  • The Certificate in Cultural Resource Management

  • The Certificate in Forensic Science

  • The Certificate in Museum Studies
The Master of Arts in Anthropology
Anthropology Department

Location & Contact Info

Butte Hall, Room 311


Course Catalog

Department Website