Please note:

  • A minimum grade of C- is required for a course to count toward the requirements of the major.
  • Only three (3) credits of Independent Study may be applied to the major unless otherwise approved by the major adviser or the chair of Anthropology.
  • Majors are encouraged to go beyond the 42-credit program in order to develop greater concentrations in the particular sub-fields of anthropology. In addition to taking more courses within the anthropology curriculum, they are encouraged to study in the related fields.
Required Introductory Courses (12 Credits)
ANT2133
ANT2143
ANT2153
ANT2163
Required Upper-Division Core Courses (12 Credits)
ANT4003
ANT4013
ANT4023
ANT4903
Required Electives (18 Credits)
Select six additional anthropology courses, two of which must be from world area courses below18
Total Credits42

World Area Courses

The following courses fulfill the World Area requirement for the major. You must take one (1) course from two (2) different areas. Please consult with your adviser as some selected topics courses (ANT393, ANT493) may also fulfill this requirement. 

Asia (0 Credits)
ANT370
ANT378
Mesoamerica (0 Credits)
ANT304
ANT308
North America (0 Credits)
ANT303
ANT312
ANT314
South America (0 Credits)
ANT305

This eight-semester plan (see important details) is intended to guide a first-year student through a four-year undergraduate career, with completion of an academic major and all college-wide degree requirements. The plan is designed as an advising tool – a starting point for careful discussions between a student and his/her academic adviser. In consultation, the student and adviser will adjust the plan to accommodate the student’s prerequisite needs, transferred credits, and other such variables.

Students are responsible for reviewing their Progress Reports each semester to track their own progress toward degree requirements.

 

Eight-Semester Plan
Year 1
FallCredits
Gen Ed: Composition (COMP) 3
Gen Ed: Mathematical Inquiry (MATH) 3
Gen Ed: Foreign Languages (FLNG) 3
Gen Ed: The Arts (ART) 3
ANT213 3
 Credits15
Spring
Gen Ed: Composition (COMP) 3
Gen Ed: Humanities (HUM) 3
Gen Ed: Foreign Languages (FLNG) 3
Gen Ed: Western Civilization (WEST) 3
ANT214 3
 Credits15
Year 2
Fall
ANT215 3
ANT216 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
GE: Natural Science (NSCI) 1 3
GE: United States Studies (USST) 1 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credits15
Year 3
Fall
Anthropology elective 3
Anthropology World Area elective 2 3
ANT402 3
Elective (Writing Intensive) 3
Upper-division elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
ANT400 3
GE: Diversity (DVRS) 1 3
Upper-division elective 6
Anthropology upper-division elective 3
 Credits15
Year 4
Fall
ANT401 3
Anthropology World Area elective 2 3
Anthropology elective 3
Upper-division elective 6
 Credits15
Spring
ANT490 3
Anthropology elective 3
Upper-division elective 9
 Credits15
 Total Credits120

All courses not offered every semester.