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2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology, B.A.

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Bachelor of Arts
Curriculum 0729 Requirements

Anthropology Department  

General Education Requirements 33-34 Credits

Up to 14 credits of prerequisite coursework may be required to satisfy GE and will count as elective credit.

Physical Anthropology, Archaeology, Linguistics: (3 cr.)

Select one course from the following:


ANT 451 - Topics in Anthropology (1 to 3 cr.) * may be applied to categories Cultural Area: and Dimensions of Culture and World Issues: above, as appropriate, in consultation with one’s academic advisor.

Senior Project: (3 cr.)

  • Seminar involving individual creative research and analysis as an extension of the advanced writing course (ANT 380 ). The senior project will involve written and oral reporting of an original application of anthropological research skills to a problem of the student’s choice, including projects possibly arising from previous internship or other field experiences. Students must pass ANT 380 - Doing Anthropology (3 cr.)  with a minimum grade of C or have permission of instructor to enroll in ANT 480 .

Anthropology Elective: (3 cr.)

Select one additional course from Physical Anthropology, Archaeology, Linguistics:, Cultural Area: or Dimensions of Culture and World Issues:above.

Career and Cognate Development 18-40 Credits

This requirement may be satisfied by completion of one of the following:

  1. one or more academic minors
  2. a second major
  3. any one or combination of archaeological, biological or ethnographic field school experiences, full-time semester study abroad, independent studies and/or internships (for a minimum of 18 cr.)

To fulfill this requirement, students should take courses/programs that provide additional preparation for specialized training in anthropology, or in allied fields and careers.

Electives 13-36 Credits

Certain major/cognate courses may also satisfy GE requirements thus increase elective credits accordingly.

Total Credits minimum 120

Additional Degree Requirements

  1. A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in all required major courses (Major Departmental Requirements 33 Credits).
  2. Completion of all college-wide degree requirements (Undergraduate Degree Requirements , General Education Program ).

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