The Department of Anthropology at Colby College offers major and minor programs of study. In both cases, students pursue a varied and flexible curriculum (see current offerings). Learning goals emphasize critical research, analysis, and communication skills. We also strongly encourage students to enrich their studies by taking advantage of opportunities for
Anthropology students often wonder what they can do with their major or minor after Colby. The fact is that anthropology is an excellent preparation for any professional field. Students leave the program fully prepared for graduate school or for professional employment in a wide range of public and private sector fields. For some ideas about what you can do with an Anthropology degree see Careers and Anthropology.