The Department of Anthropology at the University of Memphis offers its majors the opportunity to explore the culture, evolution, behavior, beliefs and social organization of peoples at home and around the world. The discipline offers a comparative understanding of lifeways around the planet and seeks strategies for improving humans' quality of life in a global context. It is an ideal field to prepare for jobs that require people skills, and understanding of multicultural and institutional dynamics. The BA degree requires 120 hours. You may complete this degree entirely online through UofM Global or in combination with previously completed college level learning from other sources.