Bachelor of Arts – Anthropology Major

Required Courses:

  • Minimum of 16 ANTH courses (not including courses taken in fulfillment of the General Education requirements)
  • Maximum of 24 ANTH courses (including electives and courses taken in fulfillment of the General Education requirements)

The following four 1000-level ANTH courses:

  • ANTH 1102 - An Introduction to Biological Anthropology
  • ANTH 1103 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 1104 - Introduction to Archaeology
  • ANTH 1106 - Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

Minimum of 12 ANTH courses at the 2000-level or higher, including the following six courses:

  • ANTH 2225 - Ancient Civilizations
  • ANTH 2229 - Anthropology of “Race”
  • ANTH 2241 - Ethnography in Anthropology
  • ANTH 3305 - History of Anthropology
  • ANTH 3307 - Statistics for Anthropology
  • ANTH 4401 - Anthropological Theory

Six additional senior-level ANTH courses, as follows:

Minimum of three other ANTH courses at the 2000/3000-level, not including the required courses listed above

Minimum of any two of the following method courses:

  • ANTH 3201 - Lithic Analysis
  • ANTH 3302 - Ethnographic Methods
  • ANTH 3309 - Ceramic Analysis
  • ANTH 3321 - Human Osteology
  • ANTH 3342 - Anthropology Perspectives on Discourse Tactics
  • a minimum of one other ANTH course at the 4000-level, in addition to
    ANTH 4401 – Anthropological Theory.

Note: Students may pursue a general background in Anthropology or they may elect to focus on a particular field or fields (Cultural Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, and Archaeology). If a focus is desired, then students should consult with the Anthropology Advisor in order to prepare the proper array of courses.