About the Department
The program in anthropology, offering the B.A., M.A. and PhD degrees, provides students with a strong theoretical, globally-informed, and practical background preparatory to graduate study or to employment in fields such as:
- Qualitative and applied social research
- Museum and curatorial work
- Cultural studies
- International business
- Business and market research
- Foreign affairs
- Legal studies
- Social work.
The University of Tulsa manages the Gilcrease Museum of the Americas, a premiere museum of Western and Native American art and artifacts, located just northwest of downtown Tulsa. Anthropology students are invited to work with the experienced curators and extensive collections of this excellent museum.
The Anthropology Department sponsors a chapter of Lambda Alpha, the U.S. national honors anthropology society.