Anthropology and Geography

Bachelor's Degree  | Russellville Campus | In-Person or Blended

The Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Geography is housed within the College of Arts and Humanities through a partnership between the Behavioral Sciences and History & Political Science departments. This allows for a full integration of cultural development and movement where students can choose from two tracks to study coursework focused in either anthropology or geography. This field also reaches into the mapping industry and allows for continued study of the past and present with a bird's eye view.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Internships
  • Make professional presentations
  • Pursuit of scholarly publications


  • Demonstrated knowledge of community development theorists and applicable theories
  • Development of qualitative and quantitative research projects
  • Evaluation of cultural development and migration over time
  • Use of geographic information systems to track populations

About This Degree


Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

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You could work as a(n):

  • Conservator
  • Curator
  • Geographer

Alumni of our program work at:

  • City Corporation
  • Arkansas Game and Fish
  • Arkansas Department of Transportation
  • Russellville City Planning Office


View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Master of Arts in History (ATU)
  • Ph.D. (external)

Point of Pride

Our faculty members have strong teaching and research backgrounds, each holding advanced degrees from noted universities.



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