Anthropology, B.S. - Concentration: General
120 Overall Credits Required
LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS
Liberal Education Program
45 Credits Required
Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program.
While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:
Tier 2 – Natural World II: Life & Environment: Select option other than ANT 102
Tier 2 – Social Structure, Conflict, and Consensus: Select option other than ANT 101
Tier 2 – Time and Place: Select option other than ANT 205
Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)
Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.
Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.
36 Credits Required
GPA of 2.5 for all courses required in the major.
ANT 101 — Cultural Anthropology
ANT 102 — Biological Anthropology
ANT 205 — Archaeology and the Human Past
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
Select an additional 12 Credits of ANT
No cognates are required for this program.