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Anthropology, B.A. Requirements

The Anthropology degree requires 33-34 hours of coursework including:

  • ANTH 3100 - Ethnographic Methods
  • ANTH 3210-  Anthropological Theory 
  • ANTH 4140 - Research Seminar
  • 6 hours of Anthropology at the 2000 level
  • 6 hours of Anthropology at the 3000 level

Select 3 courses from:

  • ANTH 1100 - Biological Anthropology
  • ANTH 1200 - Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 1300 - Language, Culture and Society
  • ANTH 1400 - Archaeology

One field or laboratory course from:

  • ANTH 3130r - Media and Communication Laboratory
  • ANTH 3350 - Archaeological Field Methods

 

Students must also take 2 years of a foreign language and declare a minor with a 2.0 GPA. Majors must also earn a minimum of a C or better in all sociology and anthropology courses required for the major (including specified General Education Courses). 

 

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  Non-Western Culture  3
 Natural Sciences with Lab  4  Natural Sciences Non-Lab  3
 Foreign Language I  4  Foreign Languages II  4
 ANTH 1200  3  ANTH 1300 OR ANTH 1400  3
   17    16

 

Sophomore Year
Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
Fine Arts/Hum Subcategory  3  Behavioral/Social Sciences   3
Fine Arts/Hum Subcategory  3  Fine Arts/Hum Subcategory  3
Behavioral/Social Sciences   3   Fine Arts/Hum Subcategory  3
Foreign Language III  3  Foreign Language IV  3
 ANTH 1100/1100L  4  SOC 2500 (Statistics)  3
   16    15

 

Junior Year
Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
ANTH 2000-level  3  ANTH 2000  3
ANTH 3100  3  ANTH 3120  3
ANTH 3000-4000-level  3   ANTH Elective 3000-4000 level  3
Minor   3  Elective 3000-4000  2
Minor  3   Minor   3
   15    14

 

Senior Year
Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
 ANTH 4140  3  Elective 3000-4000  3 
 Elective 3000-4000  3  Elective 3000-400   3
Minor   3  Elective 3000-4000  3
Minor   3  Minor    3
   12    12
       
**To stay on track for graduation ANTH 3130 or ANTH 3350 can be taken in the summer of the sophomore, junior, or senior year.
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