Undergraduate Program

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Anthropology is the study of human diversity over time and space.

Two students with skull and computer

Students working in the lab with part of our new fossil human cast collection. More of the collection is visible in the cabinet in the background.

Undergraduates majoring in Anthropology at San Francisco State are exposed to a multi-field approach that examines current cultures (and especially the use of anthropology for contemporary social change), as well as the remains of past societies, the evolution of humankind and the socio-politics of human interactions and institutions.