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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 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

  • 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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