Phone: 208-885-6111
Toll-free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: 208-885-9119
Student Union Building
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264


Phone: 208-334-2999
Fax: 208-364-4035
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702


Coeur d'Alene

Phone: 208-667-2588
Toll-free: 888-208-2268
Fax: 208-664-1272
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814


Idaho Falls

Phone: 208-282-7900
Fax: 208-282-7929
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83402



Anthropology - B.A., B.S.

  • 1) Basic content knowledge in the discipline: the basic stages in human evolution; biological variations; processes of linguistic change; attitudes toward different languages and dialects as a function of social prejudices; relation between language and culture; methods involved in conducting archaeological excavations; major eras/developments in prehistory; knowledge of selected cultures around the world; different subsistence, economic, kinship, and political systems around the world 2) Understanding: understanding of and appreciation for human biological, linguistic, and cultural similarities and diversity across time and space
  • 1) recognize and appreciate what it means to be human and how ethnographic, archaeological, and biological knowledge contribute to an understanding of what it means to be human 2) Knowledge, understanding, and ability to apply methods used to collect and to critically assess anthropological data 3) Knowledge, understanding, and ability to apply anthropological history and theory; understanding of and ability to critically evaluate major current issues in anthropology 4) design and carry out anthropological research
  • Engagement: The department shares a commitment to student and faculty engagement. Building on the disciplinary content and skills acquired in Teaching and Learning Goals 1 and 2, engagement involves personal and civic exercise in at least some of the following: - Self reflection and self-critique - Citizenship: connection between self and community - Social critique - Social justice - Worldviews and Cultural Perspectives