Concentrations

Concentrations

Please visit the links below to learn more about each of the graduate-level concentrations we offer:

Archaeology

All the procedures and regulations of the overall Anthropology Ph.D. apply to students admitted as anthropological archaeologists. Specific expectations of the anthropological archaeology track begin with the admissions review and extend through to the presentation of a dissertation talk near the end of the program.

Biological Anthropology

All the procedures and regulations of the overall Anthropology Ph.D. apply to students specializing in biological anthropology. Students can be admitted to work with archaeology or sociocultural faculty. The Head Graduate Advisor has authority over the implementation of requirements for these students.

Sociocultural Anthropology

All the procedures and regulations of the overall Anthropology Ph.D. apply to students specializing in sociocultural anthropology.

Medical Anthropology

The Joint UCB/UCSF Ph.D. in Medical Anthropology is one of the pioneering programs in the discipline both nationally and globally. The program provides disciplinary leadership and an outstanding and comprehensive training leading to the Ph.D. degree.

Masters in Folklore

The Department of Anthropology administers the graduate degree programs of the interdisciplinary Folklore program, a creative and international center for scholarship and academic training that focuses on the relationship between traditionality and modernity in contemporary research and social life, the historical emergence of traditional cultural forms, and the importance of tradition in shaping political and social projects.