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Anthropology, B.A. Requirements

The Anthropology degree requires 33 hours of coursework including:

  • ANTH 1520 - Introduction to Anthropology
  • ANTH 2080 - Cultural Anthropology 
  • ANTH 2070 - Physical Anthropology or
  • ANTH 2100 - Anthropological Linguistics or
  • ANTH 4120 - Forensic Anthropology 
  • ANTH 2110 - Introduction to Archaeology
  • ANTH 3020 - Anthropological Theory
  • ANTH 3140 - Research Methods
  • ANTH 4140 - Research Seminar
  • 3 hours of approved anthropology field and laboratory courses
  • 3 hours of sociology
  • Additional hours of anthropology electives to complete concentration

Students must also take 2 years of a foreign language, declare a minor, and take 1 intensive writing course (Eng 2830 is recommended). Majors must also earn a minimum of a C or better in all sociology and anthropology courses required for the major.

 

The sample schedule below ensures that you will graduate in 4 years.

Clear Path - Sociology and Anthropology: Anthropology, B.A.

 

Freshman Year
Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
 ENGL 1010  3  ENGL 1020  3
 Mathematics  3  Cultures and Civilizations I  3
 Natural Sciences with Lab  4  Natural Sciences Non-Lab  3
 Foreign Language I  4  Foreign Languages II  4
 ANTH 1520  3  SOC 1510  3
   17    16

 

Sophomore Year
Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
 Cultures and Civilizations II  3  Cultures and Civilizations III  3
 Humanities or Fine Arts  3  Fine Arts  3
Behavioral and Social Sciences   3  ANTH 2110  3
Foreign Language III  3  Foreign Language IV  3
 ANTH 2080  3  ANTH 2070 or 2100 or 4120  3
   15    15

 

Junior Year
Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
Behavioral and Social Sciences  3  ANTH 3020  3
Intensive Writing (ENGL 2830)  3  Elective 3000-4000 level  3
Minor Course  3   Elective 3000-4000 level  3
Minor Course  3  Elective   3
Statistics (2500)  3   Minor Course  3
   15    15

 

Senior Year
Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
 ANTH 3140  3  ANTH 4140  3 
 Elective 3000-4000  3  Elective 3000-4000  3
 Elective 3000-4000  3  Elective 3000-4000  3
 Minor Course 3000-4000 level  3  Minor Course 3000-4000 level  3
 Minor Course 3000-4000 level  3    
   15    12
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