Requirements for a B.S. in Anthropology

School:         Arts and Sciences

 Department: Anthropology                                           

 Program:     Anthropology B.S.                                      Total Credits in Major: 36 Credits       

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Students who major in anthropology may choose between a Bachelor of Science degree or a Bachelor of Arts degree. In the Bachelor of Science degree program students may select a general concentration or concentrate in one of four distinct subfields: archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, or linguistic anthropology. Students also may choose to enroll in a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology, which is more general in nature. In order to graduate with a degree in anthropology, students are required to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 for all courses required in the major.

LEP REQUIREMENTS:

The LEP is a sequence of courses in three tiers. Tier 1 emphasizes college-level Competencies that form the foundation of a liberal education. Tier 2 explores nine Areas of Knowledge needed by educated people in the twenty-first century. The Tier 3 capstone seminar emphasizes Discussions of Values in the context of LEP Areas of Knowledge and some related real world issue. 

The LEP requirements for this major are: 

Tier 1: xx credits
Tier 2: xx credits
Tier 3: xx credits                    

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:

Core Courses (21 credits):
ANT 101 — Cultural Anthropology
ANT 102 — Biological Anthropology
ANT 204 — Language and Culture
ANT 205 — Prehistoric Archaeology
ANT 480 — Theory in Anthropology
ANT 497 — Internship (6 credits)

Concentration (15 credits):
Students select a concentration and complete one methods course and 12 elective credits from the options listed.

COGNATES:

 

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

 

FREE ELECTIVES:

 

CONCENTRATIONS:

Electives (12 credits):
ANT 206 — Cultural Ecology
ANT 235 — Archaeological Fact and Fiction
ANT 321 — Indians of North America
ANT 323 — Women in Prehistory
ANT 332 — Bioarchaeology
ANT 335 — African Prehistory
ANT 390 — Ethics in Anthropology
ANT 422 — Human Osteology
ANT 432 — Evidence of Human Evolution
ANT 445 — Stones and Bones

Electives (12 credits):
ANT 222 — Modern Human Variation
ANT 302 — Issues in Biological Anthropology
ANT 312 — Medical Anthropology
ANT 322 — Forensic Anthropology
ANT 332 — Bioarchaeology
ANT 390 — Ethics in Anthropology
ANT 422 — Human Osteology
ANT 432 — Evidence of Human Evolution
ANT 442—Advanced Forensic Anthropology
ANT 445 — Stones and Bones 

Electives (12 credits):
ANT 206 — Cultural Ecology
ANT 214 — American Tongues: Everyday Politics of Speaking
ANT 235 — Archaeological Fact and Fiction
ANT 260 — Anthropology of Media
ANT 311 — Applied Anthropology
ANT 312 — Medical Anthropology
ANT 320 — Visual Anthropology
ANT 321 — Indians of North America
ANT 323 — Women in Prehistory
ANT 330 — Anthropology of Religion
ANT 331 — Peoples and Cultures of the Caribbean
ANT 340 — Ritual Expressions
ANT 355 — Native American Women
ANT 374 — Language, Gender, and Sexuality
ANT 380 — Anthropology of Women and Health
ANT 390 — Ethics in Anthropology
ANT 430 — Global Women’s Issues 

 Electives (12 credits):
12 credits in ANT

Electives (12 credits):
ANT 214 — American Tongues: Everyday Politics of Speaking
ANT 224—Children, Language, Socialization
ANT 260 — Anthropology of Media
ANT 312 — Medical Anthropology
ANT 320 — Visual Anthropology
ANT 374 — Language, Gender, and Sexuality
ANT 390 — Ethics in Anthropology
ANT 430 — Global Women’s Issues