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Anthropology Research Guide

A research guide for anthropology students.



Anthropology at Columbia State

TTP: A.A./A.S.

The Anthropology emphasis is a two-year program for students planning to complete a bachelor's degree at a four-year school. Students can pursue careers in a variety of fields, including archeology, cultural resource management and museum curation, linguistics, social science research and forensic science. For some anthropology careers, fieldwork is a necessary component and a Master's degree may be required.

Finding Anthropology Resources in the Library

Library of Congress Classification &

Relevant Subject Headings

  • Subclass GN GN1-890
    • Anthropology GN49-298 Physical anthropology. Somatology
    • GN51-59 Anthropometry
    • GN62.8-265 Human variation Including growth, physical form, skeleton, nervous system, skin, etc.
    • GN269-279 Race (General)
    • GN280.7 Man as an animal. Simian traits versus human traits
    • GN281-289 Human evolution
    • GN282-286.7 Fossil man. Human paleontology
    • GN296-296.5 Medical anthropology
    • GN301-674 Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology
    • GN357-367 Culture and cultural processes Including social change, structuralism, diffusion, etc.
    • GN378-396 Collected ethnographies
    • GN397-397.7 Applied anthropology
    • GN406-517 Cultural traits, customs, and institutions
    • GN406-442 Technology. Material culture Including food, shelter, fire, tools, etc.
    • GN448-450.8 Economic organization. Economic anthropology
    • GN451-477.7 Intellectual life Including communication, recreation, philosophy, religion, knowledge, etc.
    • GN478-491.7 Social organization
    • GN492-495.2 Political organization. Political anthropology
    • GN495.4-498 Societal groups, ethnocentrism, diplomacy, warfare, etc.
    • GN502-517 Psychological anthropology
    • GN537-674 Ethnic groups and races
    • GN550-674 By region or country
    • GN700-890 Prehistoric archaeology

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