Explore the answers to questions such as ‘what is culture?’ and ‘why do we live this way?’ with your Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology from Ashford University.
Dr. Janni Pedersen is Chair of the Cultural Anthropology program in Ashford University's College of Liberal Arts. She earned her doctoral degree from the Department of Anthropology at Iowa State University, an MA from the Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas at University of Aarhus in Denmark, and a BA in Philosophy from University of Aarhus. Read her full bio.
Online Cultural Anthropology Bachelor's Degree Focus
The Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology degree program examines how people live in particular places, and how they organize, govern, and create meaning. You will examine diversity among cultures and consider other world views to understand the causes of human diversity. This program sharpens your analytical skills as you study human cultures and diversity. Anthropology is distinguished by reliance on participant observation, and you will learn methods to collect and assess anthropological data.
Special Terms and Conditions
Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state
Your courses are taught by advance-degreed instructors with real-world experience in the subjects they teach. In addition, you can transfer up to 90 approved credits toward your Bachelor's degree and accelerate your degree completion.
If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.