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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology, B.A.


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Requirements for the liberal arts major in anthropology, B.A. program


Students have a choice of three 24 credit major tracks: cultural anthropology (strongly recommended for students planning to go to graduate school in this field); archaeology (strongly recommended for students planning graduate work or employment in archaeology) and general anthropology (recommended for students whose interest in anthropology is broadly educational).

To earn a Bachelor of Arts with a major in anthropology, students must complete a minimum of 40 credits, including the following:

2. Complete one of the following 24-credit tracks


A. Cultural anthropology - 24 credits


1. One class from each of the following categories

2. 8 credits in electives from any AN courses at the 200 level or above

B. Archaeology - 24 credits


C. General anthropology - 24 credits


  • Elective credits chosen from any anthropology courses.

Notes


LIN 201  - Introduction to Linguistics is strongly recommended for all anthropology majors, as is the study of at least two years of a foreign language. Students planning graduate school should also consider taking SOC 202  (Research Methods). No more than 8 credits counted toward the major may be taken inAN 190 /SOC 190 , AN 392 /SOC 392 , AN 399 /SOC 399  or AN 480  /SOC 480 .

Students using this catalog to meet cultural anthropology major track requirements may also use any course subsequently approved as satisfying requirements in the bio-evolutionary anthropology, social anthropology, archaeology, and ethnology or world culture categories and published in a later catalog.

Requirements for modified majors in sociology and/or anthropology with a linguistics concentration, B.A. program


To earn a modified major in sociology with a concentration in linguistics, students must complete a minimum of 20 credits in sociology, including SOC 100 , SOC 202 , SOC 203 , SOC 400 , and a minimum of 20 credits in linguistics including LIN 201 , LIN 303 , LIN 304 , and either LIN 403  or LIN 404 , and LIN 376  or SOC 376 .

To earn a modified major in anthropology with a concentration in linguistics, students must complete AN 101  and AN 102 , plus a minimum of 12 additional credits in anthropology and 20 credits in linguistics, including: LIN 201 , LIN 303 , LIN 304 , and either LIN 403  or LIN 404 , and either LIN 374 or AN 374  or LIN 375 or AN 375 .

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