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Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

Hanover College
Program overview
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
10 January 2022

02 May 2022

06 June 2022
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

Program description

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

One species. 6,000 languages. Countless cultural manifestations. Anthropology students study what it means to be human and use that knowledge to negotiate relationships. With an emphasis in cultural anthropology, Hanover will help you develop an understanding of your own culture and the diverse cultures of those very different from you.

Our accomplished faculty will closely mentor you, and you may have the opportunity to assist with research or even co-author journal articles. As you learn about the complexities of human communication, you can use it to help people understand each other – whether in political situations, business dealings or family institutions.

Admission requirements

As a selective liberal arts college, Hanover is looking for those students who have completed a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum. To be eligible for admission, an applicant must have completed the following high school courses:

  • Four years of English (literature and composition)
  • At least two years of foreign language
  • At least two years of mathematics, including Algebra II

The following courses are recommended as part of a well-rounded college-preparatory curriculum:

  • At least three years of laboratory science
  • At least three years of social studies
  • At least one year of fine or performing arts

Students who have taken AP, IB and dual-credit courses may be eligible for Hanover College credits.Hanover College has adopted a test-optional admission policy. If you choose to submit test scores as part of your application, there is no preference for either the SAT or ACT. Hanover College's school code for the SAT is ""1290"" and our ACT code is ""1200"". For international applicants, the TOEFL, IELTS or SAT-I score minimums must be met.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.

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Program content

  • Africa Today
  • World Cultures & Societies
  • World Ethnographies
  • Art & Social LIfe in Taiwan
  • Archaeological Methods and Theory
  • Native North America:Peoples & Cult
  • Middle East: Peoples and Cultures
  • North & West Africa:Peoples & Cult
  • East & South Africa:Peoples & Cult
  • Immigration and Transnationalism
  • The World of Islam
  • Comparative Spiritual Traditions
  • Methods in Anthropology
  • Food, Body, and Culture
  • Magic, Witchcraft and Religion
  • International Development
  • Gender in Cross-Cult. Perspective
  • Theory in Anthropology
  • Senior Seminar

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee for the course is $39,400 per academic year. Visit the university's website for more information.

Career opportunities

Previous graduates' career and professional placements have included:

  • Consultant
  • Smithsonian Institution or other museum
  • Archaeologist
  • National Park Service
  • College Professor
  • United Nations Relief Agency
  • Zoologist
  • Community and Regional Planning
  • Forensic Criminologist
  • Urban Development
  • Research Analyst
  • Immigration Service/Refugee Support
  • Foreign Service
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Anthropological Medicine

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Hanover College

Hanover College is small, private college located in Hanover, Indiana. Established in 1827 as Indiana’s first private college, Hanover has a longstanding history within the state and recognition for Alumni success. With about 1,100 undergraduate students, over 600 acres of...

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Why study at Hanover College

Hanover College gives students the best of all worlds. There are renowned professors at the top of their discipline, but classes small enough to get 1:1 interaction and mentoring from those professors.

We are located in a small midwestern area near one of Indiana's most historic small towns (Madison, IN), but less than an hour away from some of the largest and most touristic cities of the Midwest.

We have a one-of-a-kind naturally beautiful campus with over 600 acres of space, hiking trails, over 30 waterfalls, and endless hammocking spots. Hanover is also Indiana's first and oldest private, liberal arts, college. Hanover is also a global institution with about 18 different international partner universities and a variety of study abroad options to participate in during your 4 years here.

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Hanover College

517 Ball Drive
47243 Hanover IN
United States of America (USA)

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