You enjoy uncovering our past to understand our future, and you don’t mind getting your hands dirty.

About Anthropology 

Find great adventure in anthropology at LSU. Areas of study include archaeology, cultural anthropology, folklore, physical anthropology, and anthropological linguistics. You can participate firsthand in meaningful research, ranging from studies of contemporary communities to archaeological digs, that can have a real impact on the world.

Possible Careers

  • Archaeologist
  • City planner
  • Environmental manager
  • Lawyer
  • Museum curator

Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 2.0 GPA in all coursework (2.5 GPA for transfer)
  • grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1001
  • 3 hours completed in a general education analytical reasoning course
  • 2.5 GPA required for Psychology, Communication Disorders, Secondary Education: English, Secondary Education: History, Secondary Education: French, and Secondary Education: Spanish majors 

Senior College

College of Humanities & Social Sciences


B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Course Load by Subject Area

  • History & Law: ⚫︎⚫︎⚫︎
  • Electives: ⚫︎⚫︎⚪︎
  • Foreign Language: ⚫︎⚫︎⚪︎ 
  • Social Studies: ⚫︎⚪︎⚪︎
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