Anthropology Major, Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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Notes:

  • two years of a single high school foreign language or one year of a single college level foreign language is required for this major;
  •  the Anthropology major does not require a minor.
Required Courses
Disciplinary Foundation Course
ANTH 101CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY5
CSBS Foundation Courses
CSBS 310FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES THEORY5
Choose one of the following courses3-5
CRITICAL ANALYSIS IN ANTHROPOLOGY
INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
GEOGRAPHIC INFO SYSTEMS I
Disciplinary Core Courses
ANTH 301PRINCIPLES OF ARCHAEOLOGY5
ANTH 345PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY5
ANTH 401ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH METHODS5
ANTH 444DEVELOPMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY5
ANTH 445ANTHROPOLOGICAL LINGUISTICS5
ANTH 490SENIOR CAPSTONE4
Assessment
ANTH 493PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT1
Electives - choose one of the following25-30
Note: the student majoring in anthropology may do more than this elective minimum.
A. Traditional four-field emphasis in Anthropology: choose an additional 30 credits from any courses with an ANTH prefix.
B. A certificate program: select one of the focused, interdisciplinary certificates approved for the ANTH major (consult department for list) 25-30 credits.
C. Specialization focus: under certain circumstances the student majoring in anthropology, in consultation with the advisor and chair, may design a set of 30 credits of electives that best prepares students for a speciality in anthropology they wish to pursue.
Total Credits68-75

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • demonstrate basic knowledge of the four anthropological sub disciplines: cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology and physical anthropology;
  • demonstrate basic knowledge of the history of anthropology;
  • demonstrate basic knowledge of anthropological theory;
  • demonstrate critical reasoning required to use the knowledge of anthropology s/he has learned;
  • demonstrate communication skills required to use the knowledge of anthropology s/he has learned.