Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Anthropology, B.A.


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Program Learning Outcomes


1)  Students will demonstrate mastery over content pertaining to human cultural and biological diversity using appropriate evidence, conventions, and critical terminology.
2)  Students will demonstrate competency using the research methods pertaining to at least one of the four fields of anthropology in the collection and analysis of anthropological data.
3)  Students will demonstrate competency in their ability to search and evaluate scholarly anthropological research materials.
4)  Students will demonstrate competency in the written presentation of original ideas and supporting materials evaluating anthropological evidence.
5)  Students will demonstrate competency in their ability to orally organize, express and present anthropological research.
6)  Students will demonstrate competency using diverse theoretical perspectives to analyze and interpret anthropological evidence.

General Education Requirements (30-46 Credits)


Prerequisite coursework may be required to satisfy certain General Education courses and will count as elective credit.

Total credits required to complete major: 36


Choose one course from:


Choose one course from:


Exploratory Learning: (12 Credits)


In consultation with your advisor, choose any combination of four electives at the 200-level or above, at least two of which must be at or above 300-level. Any ANTH course, 200-level or above, including ANTH 299, may be used to fulfill this requirement, but only if it has not been used to fulfill a different requirement for the major. No double counting allowed.

Transformational Learning: (3 Credits)


Choose one of these options:


Seminars in Critical Thinking: (6 Credits)


Footnotes


*Students may petition the department to substitute ANTH 101  for ANTH 100 , but only if ANTH 101  is taken before or in the semester the student declares an Anthropology major.

** A maximum of 6 credits allowed for the major from: ANTH 399  and/or ANTH 499

*A grade of C- or better is required for all Anthropology courses used in fulfillment of the major.

Department Writing Requirement


Students will meet the department writing requirement by successfully passing ANTH 410  and ANTH 421 .

Outline/Advising Guide


For Students who Matriculated prior to Fall 2022:

First Year


Fall (13 Credit Hours)


Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Second Year


Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Spring (16 Credit Hours)


Third Year


Fall (16 Credit Hours)


  • ANTH 200 or 300-level elective Credit(s): 3

  • Credit(s): 3
  • F/ Credit(s): 3

  • Elective Credit(s): 3

  • N/ Credit(s): 4

Spring (15 Credit Hours)


ANTH 200 or 300-level elective Credit(s): 3
ANTH Transformational Learning Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3

Fourth Year


Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Spring (14 Credit Hours)


ANTH 421 - Contemporary Theory in Anthropology  Credit(s):
Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 2

Total Credit Hours: 120


*Language proficiency at the 102 level is required.

All electives for the Anthropology major should be selected under advisement.

Course Rotation: Work closely with your advisor and carefully read course descriptions for the course rotation to see when courses will be offered.

Note: Where no prerequisites apply, some variation in the order or semester in which courses are taken is possible. Students should consult their academic advisors for additional information.

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