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Undergraduate Curriculum

UT Chattanooga's Anthropology program offers a B.A. and a B.S. in Anthropology. Listed below are the degree requirements. 

 General Education

Rhetoric and Writing: (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and writing

Fine Arts and Humanities: (12 hours)

  • Complete one approved course from each subcategory
Historical Understanding (3 hours)Literature (3 hours)Thought, Values and Beliefs (3 hours)Visual and Performing Arts (3 hours)Natural Sciences: (7-8 hours)
  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Behavioral and Social Sciences (6 hours)

  • Two approved behavioral or social science courses in two different disciplines other than Sociology and Anthropology

Mathematics: (3 hours)

  • One approved mathematics course

Statistics: (3 hours)

  • One approved statistics course (Sociology 2500* recommended)

Non-Western Culture: (3 Hours)

  • One approved non-western culture course

Foreign Language:

  • Complete two years in one foreign language or equivalent through placement.

Minor Requirement

  • Completion of a minor with a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

Program Requirements

33-34 hours including:

Select 3 courses from:

One field or laboratory course from:

General Education

Rhetoric and Writing: (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and writing

Fine Arts and Humanities: (12 hours)

  • Complete one approved course from each subcategory

Historical Understanding (3 hours)Literature (3 hours)Thought, Values and Beliefs (3 hours)Visual and Performing Arts (3 hours)Natural Sciences: (7-8 hours)

  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Behavioral and Social Sciences (6 hours)

  • Two approved behavioral or social science courses in two different disciplines other than Sociology and Anthropology

Mathematics: (3 hours)

  • One approved mathematics course

Statistics: (3 hours)

  • One approved statistics course (Sociology 2500* recommended)

Non-Western Culture: (3 Hours)

  • One approved non-western culture course

Foreign Language:

  • Complete two years in one foreign language or equivalent through placement.

Program Requirements

33-34 hours including:

Select 3 courses from:

One field or laboratory course from: