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New Requirements for 2014

In the fall 2014 Anthropology majors are no longer required to write a thesis; only honors students will do so.

Anthropology Major & Minor Requirements
The Anthropology Major

The Anthropology Major

Note: The grade point average of the anthropology coursework comprising the major must be no less than 2.00 with no course grade below C- (1.7).

10 units, including
ANTH 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 211 Field Methods in Ethnography
ANTH 290 Cultural Theory
ANTH 400 Capstone Seminar
Six additional approved anthropology classes
Approved experience of at least six weeks duration in a cultural environment different from the student's own

Notes:

  • Upper-level courses are taught on a rotating basis.
  • Students must achieve a grade of C or better in both ANTH 211 and ANTH 290 in order to take the Capstone Seminar and to receive credit toward the major for courses taken that are not on the list below.
  • For the anthropology major, no more than three courses (one course for the anthropology minor) may be taken at other institutions, including study abroad institutions, with departmental approval.
The Anthropology Minor

The Anthropology Minor

Note: The grade point average of the anthropology coursework comprising the minor must be no less than 2.00 with no course grade below C- (1.7).

5 units, including
ANTH 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 211 Field Methods in Ethnography or ANTH 290 Cultural Theory
Three additional units from the list below (no more than one course may be taken at other institutions, including study abroad institutions).

List of Courses

ANTH 279 Selected Topics (as approved by department)
ANTH 300 Sexuality and Gender Across Cultures
ANTH 302 Medicine and Health from a Global/Anthropological Perspective
ANTH 304 Ritual, Witchcraft and Divination
ANTH 307 Indigenous Peoples of the Americas
ANTH 308 Latin America: An Ethnographic Perspective
ANTH 328 Anthropology of Human Rights
ANTH 329 Anthropology of Race
ANTH 335 Law and Order: The Anthropology of Justice
ANTH 336 Politics, Power and Ritual
ANTH 338 Africa: Cultural Change in a Post-Colonial Setting
ANTH 340 Southeast Asia: Cultural Representations
ANTH 350 Sex and Gender in the Middle East
ANTH 360 Power and Society in the Middle East
ANTH 379 Selected Topics (as approved by the department)
ANTH 388 Individual Internship
ANTH 400 Capstone Seminar
ANTH 401 Honors Independent Study
ANTH 402 Honors Thesis
ANTH 426-ANTH 427 Directed Independent Study
ANTH 489 Research Practicum
SOC 230 Introduction to the Study of Africa
CLSC 220 Introduction to Archaeology
LLC 350 Introductory Linguistics
MUS 229 Anthropology of Music