Aug 17, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology Major, BS


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This major prepares students for graduate work in anthropology or for careers in anthropology and closely related fields. Electives are chosen in consultation with an advisor to lead into specialization in areas such as: ethnology, linguistics, archaeology, environmental studies, or biological anthropology. Students in this major must have course schedules approved quarterly by their departmental advisors.

Required Courses


Intermediate: (300-level courses) Credits: 24


  • Select one 300-level course from each subfield: Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Cultural, Linguistics- Credits: (16)
  • Select additional 8 credits from 300-level courses. Credits: (8)

Advanced (400-level courses) Credits: 20


  • ANTH 458 - Senior Comprehensive Survey Credits: (4)
  • Theory Course: ANTH 410 or ANTH 421 or ANTH 451 Credits: (4)
  • Department-approved 400-level seminar Credits: (4)
  • Select additional 8 credits of advanced (400-level) courses Credits: (8)

Electives in Anthropology and related fields (must include a course in statistics) Credits: 8


Total Credits: 75


(NOTE: Students planning on graduate school in linguistics are strongly advised to select ANTH 382.)

College and Department Information


Anthropology and Museum Studies Department  
College of the Sciences  

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