College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology

Anthropology Major

2016-2017 Anthropology Major Curriculum*

Please see your degree audit to determine which anthropology program requirements (2006-2008, 2008-2010, 2010-2012, 2012-2014, or 2014-2016) you need to fulfill. If you are under an older curriculum and wish to switch to the current curriculum (2012-2014), you may be able to redeclare the major (visit the SAC department office Bartlett 1126 to declare or redeclare major, or to obtain earlier curriculum information).

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Click here for Tentative Schedule of Anthropology Course Offerings Fall 2016 - Spring 2018

 

Required Courses (27 hours)

Number

Course Name

Prerequisites

Credits

ANTH 1001

Human Origins 

3

ANTH 1002

Culture, Nature, and Society 

3

ANTH 4001/5001

Anthropological Theory 

ANTH 1002; junior standing

3

ANTH 3001

Language and Culture 

PSYCH 1001 or SOC 1000 or ANTH 1002 

3

SOC 2020

OR

STAT 1772

Statistics for Social Research 

.

Introduction to Statistical Methods 

3

.

3

ONE COURSE FROM EACH CONTENT AREA

PRE-HISTORY (choose one):

ANTH 3302

ANTH 3303

Archaeology of the New World 

Archaeology of the Old World 

ANTH 1001; junior standing or consent of instructor

ANTH 1001; junior standing or consent of instructor

3

.

3

.

PHYSICAL (choose one):

ANTH 3201

ANTH 3202/5202

Physical Anthropology: History and Theory .

Human Biological Variation 

ANTH 1001; junior standing or consent of instructor.

ANTH 1001; junior standing

3

.

3

CULTURAL (choose one):

ANTH 3103

ANTH 3101/5101

ANTH 3102/5102

ANTH 3104/5104

Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft 

Psychological Anthropology 

Culture, Disease, and Healing 

Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective 

None

.

3

3

3

3

METHODS & RESEARCH (choose one):

ANTH 3420 

ANTH 3431/5431 

ANTH 3440/5440

ANTH 3450

ANTH 4015/5015

ANTH 4485

Forensic Anthropology

Interpreting the Archaeological Record

Introduction to Museum Studies

Archaeological Fieldwork

Qualitative Research

Anthropology Internship

3

3

3

3

3

3

Total Required Courses

27 hours

 

Electives in Anthropology (2 courses)

Number

 

Prerequisites

 Hours

Any two courses with ANTH prefix

See course prerequisites

6

                                                                                                                                                          

Elective in Sociology (1 course)

Number

 

Prerequisites

 Hours

Any course with SOC prefix

See course prerequisites

3

 

 Total Hours for the Major = 36

*Anthropology Course Catalog Descriptions