Anthropology, B.S. - General

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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 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

ANT 480 – Theory of Anthropology

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

Select an additional 12 Credits of ANT