Anthropology majors have a variety of personal characteristics including: inquisitiveness, social self-confidence, idealism, adventurousness, enthusiasm, and persuasiveness. They are analytical and observant. This student may like to make decisions, participate in meetings, and explore new ideas. An interest in people and their behaviors is essential.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Anthropology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.
Various specializations related to a major in Anthropology may be offered by colleges and universities. These specializations may be of greater or lesser interest to you. A few of these specializations related to this field include, but are not limited to: