BA in Anthropology

A major in anthropology consists of at least 30 credit hours:

Course Title Hours
ANTH 101Biological Anthropology3
ANTH 102Cultural Anthropology3
ANTH 103Introduction to Archaeology3
Select one upper-level biological anthropology course from the following:3
Human Variability and Adaptation
Paleoanthropology and Human Paleontology
Human Osteology
Forensic Anthropology
Select one upper-level cultural anthropology course from the following:3
World Cultures
Peoples of Africa
Psychological Anthropology
Magic, Witchcraft and Religion
Ecological Anthropology
Law, Politics and Society
Cognitive Anthropology
The Indians of North America
Art and Culture
Social Organization
Medical Anthropology
The Indians of the United States: Conquest and Survival
Women in Other Cultures
Select one upper-level archaeology course from the following:3
World Archaeology
Archaeology of North America
Ancient Civilizations of the Americas
Early Man in the New World
Southwestern Archaeology
Indians of the Great Plains
Archaeology of the Great Plains
ANTH 647Theories of Culture (all majors must take a course in method and theory)3
Select an additional 9 credit hours of electives which can be distributed across catalog listings for anthropology to match the student’s interest in a particular sub-discipline(s)9
Total Credit Hours30

A maximum of 6 credit hours of certain coursework in related departments can be counted toward an anthropology major if the student meets discipline-specific requirements and if approved by a committee of the anthropology department faculty.