2022-2023 Catalog 
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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology, BA

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Learning Outcomes

  • Critically assess arguments in Anthropology
  • Demonstrate understanding of theoretical positions influencing anthropological thinking in at least two of the four sub-disciplines
  • Evaluate research strategies and construct arguments in at least one of the four sub-disciplines
  • Compare and contrast theoretical and methodological foundations for at least two of the four sub-disciplines
  • Define and explain core concepts in at least three of the four sub-disciplines

General Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Anthropology requires a minimum of 36-37 credit hours of ANTH course work, 24 of which must be upper-division (3000+ level). All ANTH courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Departmental Honors

Department honors require a senior honors thesis. Interested students should contact any anthropology faculty member for information about this program.

Anthropology Major Course Requirements


Complete an additional 15 credit hours of Anthropology (ANTH) electives to meet total and upper-division hours for the major. At least 12 hours must be upper-division (3000+ level) coursework.

Recommended Courses

Anthropology students interested in pursuing a career in Archaeology are urged to consider completing a minor in Geography and Environmental Studies, or at least taking the following courses:

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