Anthropology


Requirements for the Anthropology Major 

The Anthropology major consists of 5 required and 5 elective courses.

Core Courses - All students are required to take the following courses:

ANTH 103: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 106: Introduction to Archaeology and Physical Anthropology

ANTH 300: History of Anthropological Theory

ANTH 323: Field Methods in Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 400: Capstone Experience in Anthropology

Students must earn a minimum of a C-minus in ANTH 103, 106, and 300. No course may be taken Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

Electives - The five electives may be chosen from 200- and 300-level Anthropology courses.

At least one elective must be a 300-level course. Up to two courses taken while studying abroad may count as 200-level electives subject to departmental approval. 400-level courses (Individualized Study, including internships and tutorials) do not generally count as electives. No course may be be taken Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U). An archaeological field school may count as an elective or may even substitute for Anth 323 (but not both), subject to departmental approval.

Requirements for the Anthropology Minor

The Anthropology minor consists of six courses:

Anth 103: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Anth 106: Introduction to Archaeology and Physical Anthropology

Anth 300: History of Anthropological Theory

3 electives which may include 200- and 300-level Anthropology courses, Anth 450 (Individualized Study).

One course taken while studying abroad may count as a 200-level elective for the minor subject to departmental approval.