B.A. in Anthropology

Prior to fall 2009

Course Requirements

Course No. Course Title Credits
ANTH 101Introduction to Cultural Anthropology4
ANTH 102Introduction to Archaeology4
ANTH 103Introduction to Biological Anthropology4
ANTH 104Introduction to Anthropological Linguistics4

Seven additional courses in anthropology.

At least five of the seven courses must be at the 300-level or above. Two of the seven courses may be 300-level or higher interdisciplinary courses determined in consultation with the student's Anthropology Department advisor and with the approval of the Anthropology Department chair.

15-20

Total Credit Hours

39-44

Teacher Education Program

Students who major in anthropology may pursue a B.A. degree in secondary education. These students should visit the webpage of the Department of Educational Studies. In addition to required secondary education courses, the major in anthropology has the following requirements:
  • Anthropology 101, 103, and either 102 or 104
  • History 200 (or an approved social science methods course)
  • Geography 400
  • History 362
  • ONE COURSE from Anthropology 319, 322, 325, 327, 424
  • ONE COURSE from Anthropology 311, 312, 313, 314, 319, 322, 325, 327, 424
  • ONE COURSE from African/Afro-American Studies 200, Anthropology 205, History 334, Sociology 208
  • ONE COURSE from Anthropology 301, 336, 424, 461; History 314, 330, 333; Political Science 309, 317, 336;
    • Secondary Education 461; Social Science 418, 461; Sociology 312, 317; or an appropriate course at the 300- or 400-level approved by the advisor and department chair

History Component

  • History 201, 202
  • ONE COURSE from a, b, and c below:
    • a. History 320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 330, 331, 332, 333, 334
    • b. History 308, 309, 310, 311, 313, 314, 356
    • c. History 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348, 349
  • History elective, if needed, to complete 24-credit-hour requirement

Social Studies Component

  • Economics 214
  • Political Science 202
  • ONE COURSE from Geography 337; Political Science 208, 337, 357, 358
(Total Credit Hours: 56)

Note: To enroll in Secondary Education 410, students must have completed at least 24 credit hours in the social studies/history component, including Economics 214, Geography 400, History 201 and 202, and Political Science 202.Students are also required to maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.75 in all course work in the above program.

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