Explore the study of people and cultures to excel in many fields.
At PennWest California, you can follow your dream of studying people and cultures through the recovery of artifacts and other materials. In the B.A. in Anthropology degree program with a concentration in archaeology, you'll experience archaeological digs, laboratory research, forensic casework, community service and more, working with faculty experts.
PennWest California anthropology students engage in hands-on research of artifacts and skeletons, experience all phases of archaeological fieldwork, learn about report and grant writing, write research papers, and present findings at local and regional conferences. You'll learn firsthand what the discipline of archaeology requires. Plus, you'll gain valuable experiences to list on your resume, giving you an edge as you enter the workforce or apply for graduate school.
The anthropology program offers two concentrations: archaeology and forensics. Exchange and study-abroad educational opportunities are also available.