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Anthropology Prospective Students

We encourage incoming first-year students, transfer students, and current students to explore the option of majoring or minoring in anthropology. Browse through our website to learn more about major and minor requirements, anthropology courses, student resources, and career opportunities in anthropology. 

Prospective students can contact the Director of Anthropology, Dr. Darlene Applegate, to learn more about the Anthropology Program or schedule a visit to the department. Send her an email at, call her at 270-745-5898, or stop by the department office in Fine Arts Center 237. We hope to hear from you soon!

Learn About Our Major and Minor in Anthropology

See Our Undergraduate Course Offerings

See Our Graduate Course Offerings

Declare a Major or Minor

The process for declaring a Major or Minor in Anthropology is the same process as all other majors or minors at WKU. A change of major or minor can be completed online from Topnet. To locate this form on Topnet, go to Student Services, Student Records and then select the Change form

Discover What Anthropologists Do

Explore Student Profiles and Projects

Browse Our Resources

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