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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology Major, BA (45 Credits)


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This 45-credit major must be accompanied by a major in a discipline related to anthropology. The program will consist of coursework focused on areas related to the dual major and must be designed in close consultation with an anthropology advisor. A program proposal must be approved prior to admission to this BA program.

Anthropology Program Learner Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Define concepts basic to the anthropological study of humans, such as culture, cultural variability, evolutionary change, ethnocentrism, cultural relativism, and holism. 
  • Identify the goals, main subject areas and distinctive characteristics of each sub-field.
  • Recognize the range and variety of biological, cultural, and bio-cultural adaptations past and present.
  • Classify the symbolic and communicative capacities of humans expressed through culture.
  • Identify and describe appropriate research methods and techniques for the 4 sub-fields of anthropology.
  • Use anthropological literature and appropriate information technology
  • Articulate the ethics of the discipline as they relate to hypothetical scenarios.

Required Courses


Total Credits: 45


Small Plan Major (fewer than 60 credits)


This major requires the completion of a minor or second major. Please consult with the departments about any specific restrictions regarding overlap between plans.

College and Department Information


Anthropology and Museum Studies Department  
College of the Sciences  

Program Codes
ANTHSMBA, ANTHSMBAP

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