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Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
5 Reasons to Study Anthropology at Auburn University

Thinking about majoring in anthropology? Here are our top five reasons to study anthropology at Auburn University.

  1. We teach you the skills employers are looking for — the ability to think, write, problem-solve and analyze.
  2. We have a low student-to-faculty ratio, which means your professors will get to know you and work with you personally.
  3. We offer practical experiences outside of the classroom, like hands-on field and laboratory opportunities where students work on actual archaeological sites and with museum collections.
  4. We have exciting volunteer experiences such as CSI Auburn where you'll learn about forensic sciences and gain experience in communicating about science to the public.
  5. We offer study abroad opportunities and assist you with finding the best field schools and internships around the world to better prepare you for your career.