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Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of humanity's present and past biological, linguistic, social, and cultural variations. The major subfields of the discipline are archeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and anthropological linguistics. The OU Department of Anthropology focuses on the archaeology and biological anthropology, linguistics, and cultural anthropology of Native America, but also has strengths in Mesoamerica, Africa, the Pacific Islands, and India.


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University of Oklahoma Department of Anthropology
American Anthropological Association
Occupational Outlook Handbook
University of Manitoba
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