College of Liberal Arts
Students who enjoy learning about different cultures will benefit from hands-on research conducted in the U.S.-Mexico border region while earning an anthropology degree. Certificates are available in Applied Cultural Anthropology and Applied Cultural Heritage Management.
Participate in research at archaeological sites around the El Paso region
Experience classroom concepts through the vibrant cultures of the U.S.-Mexico border
Alumni attend graduate schools such as Cornell, UT Austin and UC Berkeley
Growing up in a low-income family motivated Cathy Román to pursue a college degree to improve her future. As an undergraduate at UTEP, she conducted research on maternal health and borders and also studied abroad in Spain. Today, Cathy is pursuing a Ph.D. in sociocultural anthropology at UCLA.
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is recognized for its focus on the U.S.-Mexico region. UTEP graduates work for universities, community organizations, government agencies, groups that assist migrants, museums and other heritage sites.
UTEP offers grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition.
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