Anthropology, B.S. - Biological

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall 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.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog: 

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).


GPA of 2.5 for all courses required in the major.

ANT 101 — Cultural Anthropology
ANT 102 — Biological Anthropology (T2LE)*
ANT 205 — Archaeology and the Human Past (T2TP)*
ANT 480 – Theory of Anthropology
ANT 204 — Language and Culture 
      or ANT 214 - American Tongues: Everyday Politics of Speaking

Select one Methods course from:
ANT 422 – Human Osteology
ANT 432 – Evidence of Human Evolution
ANT 470 – Ethnographic Fieldwork Methods

Select 12 Credits from: 

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