Department of Anthropology

Anthropology Degree Information

The Anthropology Department offers two undergraduate degrees, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Anthropology, a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Anthropology, and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Applied Anthropology.

Anthropology Degree Information
Centers and Labs

Centers and Labs

The Anthropology Department hosts several academic centers and labs, and also sponsors several long-term field projects.

A full list of centers, labs, and affiliated projects can be found on our Centers and Projects page



Graduate Student Receives P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship

Congratulating to graduate student, Anna Maier (Dr. Nick Herrmann, mentor), who has received a P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship which is an award that gives up to $12,500 for international women pursuing graduate studies in the United States, and Anna will be able to apply for a one-time renewal.

Dr. Kent Reilly

The Department of Anthropology is saddened to share the news that Dr. Kent Reilly passed away on May 21, 2024. Dr. Reilly was an esteemed scholar of the art and archaeology of the Americas including the Olmec, Maya, and cultures of the Southeastern United States, and was especially known for his work on iconographic systems. He joined the Department of Anthropology at Texas State in 1992 and was a valued colleague, dedicated teacher, and an incredible mentor to numerous undergraduate and graduate students. We will miss him. 


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