Academic Programs Catalog

College of Social Science

Department of Anthropology

Undergraduate Program
Anthropology - Bachelor of Arts

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor or Arts  degree in Anthropology.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Anthropology major is met by completing Anthropology 489.  That course is referenced in item 3. a. below.
  2. The requirements of the College of Social Science for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
  3. The following required major courses (30 credits):
    1. All of the following courses:
      ANP    201    Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
      ANP    203    Introduction to Archaeology (3)
      ANP    206    Introduction to Physical Anthropology (3)
      ANP    489    Anthropology Capstone Course (W) (3)
    2. One area course from Anthropology 410, 411, 414, 415, 416, 417, 419, 432, 433, 451, 452, 453, 455.
    3. One topical/analytical course from Anthropology 320, 321, 325, 330, 362, 363, 364, 370, 420, 422, 423, 425, 426, 428, 430, 431, 436, 439, 440, 441, 443, 461, 462.
    4. One anthropological methods course selected from Anthropology 429, 441, 463, and 464.
    5. Four additional Anthropology courses, at least three of which must be at the 300–400 level.  Anthropology 101 may not be used to meet this requirement.