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Anthropology Minor - Academic Experience

(HEGIS: 22.02 ANTHROPOLOGY, CIP: 45.0201 Anthropology)

Department of Anthropology

380 Millard Fillmore Academic Center
Ellicott Complex
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261-0026

Donald Pollock

Frederick Klaits
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Academic Opportunities

Archaeology students have the opportunity to participate in field schools to develop skills in hands-on environments. Our department offers its own archaeological field school.

For more information, please visit the Archaeological Survey webpage

Experiential Learning

Anthropology students in all three sub-disciplines have been successful in securing a wide variety of internships and practice with hands-on experience.

The listings below provide examples of recent relationships that have been forged between students and outside agencies:

Study Abroad

Archaeology students have had excellent experiences studying abroad in the following field schools:


  • Narta Lagoon Archaeological Project


  • Çadir Höyük Archaeological Project
  • Çatalhöyük West Mound Project
  • Seyitomer Höyük Archaeological Project


  • Cumidava Archaeological Research Project (CARP)


  • In conjunction with the Department of Classics, the department also sponsors a study abroad program on cultural heritage in Tarragona, Spain.

The department encourages students to engage in other study abroad experiences as well. These opportunities are presented on the UB Study Abroad webpage.

Extracurricular Activities

The Undergraduate Anthropology Club serves several academic, social and professional purposes. The club has sponsored field trips to museums in Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and Toronto, and has worked with the faculty advisor in seminars on application to graduate school, resume preparation and job hunting. For more information, call 716-645-2414. See the UB Student Association webpage.

Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:40:51