Health & Physical Education
Homeland Security & Emergency Management
Library & Information Science Technology
Sign Language Interpreting
Anthropology leaves “no stone unturned” in the quest to understand the historical breadth and current variety of human diversity.
A Student Perspective …
“I liken my discovery of the Anthropology major to the discovery of myself. Anthropology has provided me with incredible interdisciplinary perspectives on the global human condition and trained me in the skills I need to better understand our world and how to improve it.”
--Andrew Tate, GPC alumnus, completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology at Emory University
Potential Careers: Career prospects for anthropologists are varied and anthropologists may find themselves working for corporations, governmental agencies, educational institutions and non-profits. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 2009 median annual incomes to be $53,460. A background in anthropology opens the door to hundreds of jobs, among them:
Primary, Secondary and University level education
Liaison for Multinational Corporations
Forensic Anthropologist –CSI Specialist
Grant based research
Ethnographic government studies
Check out the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for additional salary and job information.
The Anthropology program at Georgia Perimeter College provides the basic freshman and sophomore coursework required by most four-year institutions. A number of our faculty have been honored individually with national awards for excellence in teaching and scholarly activities. For more information about the required courses in Anthropology at GPC, view the Anthropology Advisement Form or our online catalog.