Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

33 Credit hours in Anthropology (21 hours of core courses, 12 hours of Anthropology electives at the 3000/4000 level) and 18 hours of related coursework in other fields.

Required Anthropology courses

  • ANTH 2000 Proseminar 1, 1 hour
  • ANTH 2700 Human Evolution, 3 hours
  • ANTH 2750 World Prehistory, 3 hours
  • ANTH 2800 Cultural Anthropology, 3 hours
  • ANTH 3850 Peoples of the World, 3 hours
      ANTH 3920 Indians of North America, 3 hours
      ANTH 3940 People of Sub-Saharan Africa, 3 hours
  • ANTH 4200 History of Anthropological Theory, 3 hours
  • ANTH 4000 Proseminar 2, 2 hours
  • ANTH 4530 Qualitative Approaches, 3 hours
  • & 1 WAC (Writing Across the Curriculum) course in discipline

Anthropology Electives: 12 hours of additional courses at the 3000-4000 levels
Some options: ANTH 4860 Irish American Experience (WAC), ANTH 4790 Human Osteology, ANTH 4760 Medical Anthropology, ANTH 4300 Cultural Resource Management, also Independent Readings, Independent Research, Study Abroad can be arranged. Students should discuss their personal and professional interests with the undergraduate adviser before selecting elective courses to complete the major.

Related Courses 18 hours of related courses: The requirement of 18 related hours is to be met with Arth 2200 (Ethnographic Art), Ling 3150 (Linguistic Principles) and 12 additional hours of electives. In special circumstances the undergraduate adviser may approve alternatives to the courses listed above. Students may not take P/NC in major or related courses.

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For more information, contact:

Undergraduate Advisor, Shahna Arps
Phone: 419-530-4667 Office: 2680D University Hall

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Last Updated: 10/30/19