Anthropology, B.S. - Linguistics

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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.   


Up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements and will be indicated below; no more than two courses in the same subject may be used towards LEP Explorations.

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 465 – Fieldwork Methods of Linguistic Anthropology
ANT 470 – Ethnographic Fieldwork Methods

Select 12 Credits from:
ANT 211 – Art of Ethnographic Writing
ANT 214 – American Tongues: Everyday Politics of Speaking
ANT 224 – Language, Self and Society
ANT 260 – Anthropology of Media
ANT 312 – Medical Anthropology
ANT 320 – Visual Anthropology
ANT 374 – Language, Gender, and Sexuality
ANT 376 – Anthropology of Education
ANT 390 – Ethics and Anthropology
ANT 430 – Global Women’s Issues

ANT 480 – Theory of Anthropology

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


Students with an overall 3.0 GPA may be approved to complete an accelerated pathway. Graduate courses may be completed during their senior year when a student has earned at least 90 credits. Courses successfully completed with a grade of 'C' or higher will earn dual credit to be applied to both the undergraduate and graduate transcript. Approval to start graduate coursework does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.

Accelerated Pathway to Graduate Program
In consultation with their advisor, students may select up to 12 credits of graduate level coursework (500-level or higher) appropriate to their intended graduate program of study.