Anthropology Major Course Plan

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General Requirements for the Anthropology Major:

  1. You must take at least one class in each subfield (sociocultural anthropology, archaeological anthropology, and biological anthropology) from the list below.  These classes can be taken at any time, but ideally should be taken in the first two years (9-12 credits). 
  2. You must take ANTHR 3000, “Introduction to Anthropological Theory” (4 credits).
  3. You must take two other 3000-level courses of at least 4 credits each. These classes can be taken at any time (8 credits).
  4. You must take two 4000-level course (8 credits).
  5. You must take an additional 8 credits of electives in Anthropology.  These can be taken at any level in the curriculum, at any time.
  6. A letter grade of C-minus or better is required for a course to count towards the Major.  No S/U credits or first-year writing seminars will be accepted toward the Major.'
  7. In order to fulfill these requirements, you will have to take at least 37 credits approved for the major by the time you graduate.
  8. Exceptions to these requirements may be granted if a written petition is approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

Specific Courses in the Major:

Subfield (9-12 total credits)
Sociocultural Anthropology
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Archaeological Anthropology
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Biological Anthropology
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Upper Level Requirements (~20 total credits)
ANTHR 3000: Intro to Anthropological Theory
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Any 3000-level course (2)
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Any 4000-level course (2)
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Electives (8 total credits)
Two more courses (totaling 8 credits). Courses in related departments or programs can be applied to the “Electives” requirement, upon approval of a written petition by the faculty advisor.
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