Undergraduate Degree - Anthropology - Bachelor of Science

Program:
Anthropology - Bachelor of Science
Program Code:
4310 Anthropology
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
FQ68
Department:
Department of Anthropology
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College of Social Science

Department of Anthropology

Undergraduate Program
Anthropology - Bachelor of Science

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Anthropology

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

    The completion of Statistics and Probability 200, 201, or 421, referenced in item 3. g. below may also satisfy the University mathematics requirement or the Department of Anthropology NATURAL SCIENCE REQUIREMENT, but not both.

    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 College of Social Science requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree. 
  3. The following requirements for the major (30 credits):
    a. All of the following courses (12 credits):
    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
    b. One of the following area courses (3 credits):
    ANP 410 Anthropology of Latin America 3
    ANP 411 North American Indian Ethnography 3
    ANP 415 China: Culture and Society 3
    ANP 417 Introduction to Islam in Africa 3
    ANP 419 Anthropology of the Middle East 3
    ANP 432 American Indian Women 3
    ANP 433 Contemporary American Indian Communities 3
    ANP 437 Asian Emigrant Communities: A Global Perspective 3
    ANP 452 North American Archaeology 3
    ANP 455 Archaeology of Ancient Egypt 3
    c. One of the following topical/analytical courses (3 credits):
    ANP 310 Archeology of Human Migrations 3
    ANP 320 Social and Cultural Theory 3
    ANP 321 Anthropology of Social Movements 3
    ANP 325 Anthropology of the Environment and Development 3
    ANP 330 Race, Ethnicity, and Nation: Anthropological Approaches to Collective Identity 3
    ANP 362 Archaeology of Foragers to Farmers 3
    ANP 363 Rise of Civilization 3
    ANP 364 Pseudoarchaeology 3
    ANP 370 Culture, Health, and Illness 3
    ANP 420 Language and Culture 3
    ANP 422 Religion and Culture 3
    ANP 425 Issues in Medical Anthropology 3
    ANP 426 Urban Anthropology 3
    ANP 436 Globalization and Justice: Issues in Political and Legal Anthropology 3
    ANP 439 Human Rights: Anthropological Perspectives 3
    ANP 440 Hominid Fossils 3
    ANP 441 Osteology and Forensic Anthropology 4
    ANP 443 Human Adaptability 3
    ANP 461 Method and Theory in Historical Archaeology 3
    ANP 486 Environmental Archaeology 3
    d. One of the following anthropological methods courses (3 credits):
    ANP 412 Method and Practice in Digital Heritage 3
    ANP 429 Ethnographic Field Methods 4
    ANP 441 Osteology and Forensic Anthropology 4
    ANP 463 Laboratory Methods in Archaeology 3
    ANP 464 Field Methods in Archaeology 2 to 6
    e. Complete 12 credits of Anthropology courses, at least 9 credits of which must at the 300-level or above. ANP 101 or 200 may not be used to fulfill this requirement.
  4. Other Required Courses (12 credits):
    Complete a 12 credits in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) courses from the following list of courses:
    Fulfillment of this requirement also meets the College of Social Science STEM Graduation Requirement for the Bachelor of Science degree and may not concurrently satisfy a University requirement.
    a. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
    STT 200 Statistical Methods 3
    STT 201 Statistical Methods 3
    STT 315 Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Business 3
    STT 421 Statistics I 3
    STT 464 Statistics for Biologists 3
    b. Complete at least 9 credits from the following courses:
    ANTR 211 Human Tissues and Cells for Medical Illustrators 3
    ANTR 350 Human Gross Anatomy for Pre-Health Professionals 3
    ANTR 355 Human Gross Anatomy Laboratory 1
    ANTR 440 Human Anatomic Variation 2
    BMB 200 Introduction to Biochemistry 4
    BMB 400 Introduction to Bioinformatics 3
    BMB 401 Comprehensive Biochemistry 4
    BS 161 Cell and Molecular Biology 3
    BS 162 Organismal and Population Biology 3
    BS 171 Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory 2
    BS 172 Organismal and Population Biology Laboratory 2
    CEM 141 General Chemistry 4
    CEM 142 General and Inorganic Chemistry 3
    CEM 143 Survey of Organic Chemistry 4
    CEM 151 General and Descriptive Chemistry 4
    CEM 152 Principles of Chemistry 3
    CEM 161 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
    CEM 162 Chemistry Laboratory 1
    CEM 251 Organic Chemistry I 3
    CEM 252 Organic Chemistry II 3
    CMSE 180 Introduction to Data Science 4
    CMSE 201 Computational Modeling and Data Analysis I 4
    CMSE 202 Computational Modeling and Data Analysis II 4
    ENT 404 Fundamentals of Entomology 3
    ENT 460 Medical Entomology 3
    ENT 461 Field Ecology of Disease Vectors 3
    EPI 280 Applied Analytical Methods of Health Studies I 3
    EPI 380 Applied Analytical Methods of Health Studies II 3
    EPI 390 Disease in Society: Introduction to Epidemiology and Public Health 4
    EPI 465 Bayesian Statistical Methods 3
    EPI 490 Advanced Topics/Methods in Global Public Health and Epidemiology 3
    FOR 419 Applications of Geographic Information Systems to Natural Resources Management 4
    FW 110 Conservation and Management of Marine Resources 3
    FW 471 Ichthyology 4
    FW 472 Limnology 3
    GEO 201 Introduction to Plant Geography 3
    GEO 206 Physical Geography 3
    GEO 206L Physical Geography Laboratory 1
    GEO 221 Introduction to Geographic Information 3
    GEO 221L Introduction to Geographic Information Laboratory 1
    GEO 302 Climates of the World 3
    GEO 306 Environmental Geomorphology 3
    GEO 324 Remote Sensing of the Environment 4
    GEO 325 Geographic Information Systems 3
    GEO 425 Problems in Geographic Information Science (W) 3
    GLG 201 The Dynamic Earth 4
    GLG 202 Geology of Michigan 3
    GLG 303 Oceanography 3
    GLG 304 Physical and Biological History of the Earth 4
    GLG 306 Environmental Geomorphology 3
    GLG 321 Mineralogy and Geochemistry 4
    GLG 361 Igneous and Metamorphic Geochemistry and Petrology 4
    GLG 401 Global Tectonics and Earth Structure (W) 4
    GLG 411 Hydrogeology 3
    GLG 412 Glacial Geology and the Record of Climate Change 4
    GLG 421 Environmental Geochemistry 4
    GLG 431 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy 4
    GLG 433 Vertebrate Paleontology 4
    GLG 434 Evolutionary Paleobiology 4
    GLG 446 Ecosystems Modeling, Water and Food Security 3
    GLG 471 Applied Geophysics 4
    IBIO 150 Integrating Biology: From DNA to Populations 3
    IBIO 306 Invertebrate Biology 4
    IBIO 313 Animal Behavior 3
    IBIO 328 Comparative Anatomy and Biology of Vertebrates 4
    IBIO 341 Fundamental Genetics 4
    IBIO 353 Marine Biology (W) 4
    IBIO 355 Ecology  3
    IBIO 355L Ecology Laboratory (W) 1
    IBIO 357 Global Change Biology (W) 3
    IBIO 360 Biology of Birds 4
    IBIO 365 Biology of Mammals 4
    IBIO 384 Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles (W) 4
    IBIO 445 Evolution (W) 3
    IBIO 446 Environmental Issues and Public Policy 3
    MMG 141 Introductory Human Genetics 3
    MMG 365 Medical Microbiology 3
    MMG 365L Medical Microbiology Laboratory 1
    MMG 400 Introduction to Bioinformatics 3
    MMG 404 Human Genetics 3
    PLB 105 Plant Biology 3
    PLB 106 Plant Biology Laboratory 1
    PLB 203 Biology of Plants 4
    PLB 400 Introduction to Bioinformatics 3
    STT 224 Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Ecologists 3
    STT 231 Statistics for Scientists 3
    STT 301 Computational Methods for Data Science 3
    STT 351 Probability and Statistics for Engineering 3
    STT 422 Statistics II 3
    STT 430 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3
    STT 461 Computations in Probability and Statistics 3