Anthropology, B.S. - Archaeology

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The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.   


(*) When up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements, they are recommended below; only two courses within Explorations (T2) may be fulfilled by courses in the same subject.  

Major GPA 2.5 required.

ANT 101 – Cultural Anthropology
ANT 102 – Biological Anthropology (T2LE)*
ANT 205 – Archaeology and the Human Past (T2TP)*
ANT 204 – Language and Culture  OR
   ANT 214 – American Tongues: Everyday Politics of Speaking

Select one Methods course from:
ANT 445 – Stones and Bones
ANT 475 – Methods in Archaeology

Select 12 Credits from:
ANT 206 – Cultural Ecology
ANT 235 – Archaeological Fact and Fiction
ANT 321 – Contemporary Issues in Indigenous 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

ANT 480 – Theory of Anthropology

ANT 497 – Anthropology Internship (6 credits)
  or ANT 491 – Supervised Research (6 credits)