Anthropology, B.S. - Bilingual Multicultural Education (TESOL) M.S. Accelerated Pathway

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This accelerated pathway program has been designed to provide high-achieving students with the opportunity to complete foundational graduate coursework during their senior year of undergraduate studies in order to accelerate graduate degree completion. This competitive program allows admitted students the opportunity to complete their B.S. in Anthropology and an Accelerated M.S. in Bilingual Multicultural Education-TESOL in five years. 

The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall and a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (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 regarding these requirements, please visit Degree Requirements >>General Education (LEP) Requirements. Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).


GPA of 3.0 for all courses required in the major.

Anthropology Requirements (36 Credits)
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
ANT 480 - Theory of Anthropology
ANT 497 - Anthropology Internship (6 credits)
      or ANT 491 - Supervised Research (6 credits)

Select 12 additional credits of ANT

Select one methods course from:
ANT 402 - Apes and Human Evolution
ANT 422 - Human Osteology                     
ANT 445 - Stones and Bones
ANT 465 - Fieldwork Methods of Linguistic Anthropology
ANT 470 - Ethnographic Fieldwork Methods
ANT 475 - Methods in Archaeology 

Accelerated Pathway Requirements (12 Credits)
TSL 502 - Introduction to Linguistics
TSL 503 - Second Language Acquisition
TSL 515 - Bilingual Education: Principles and Practice
TSL 563 - Immigration and English Language Learners