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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 units in anthropology or from the list below

CLSC 220 Introduction to Archaeology

LING 203 Introductory Linguistics

MUS 229 Anthropology of Music

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).

Five units, including:

ANTH 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 211 Field Methods in Ethnography or ANTH 290 Cultural Theory

Three additional units in anthropology or from the list below (no more than one course may be taken at other institutions, including study abroad institutions).

CLSC 220 Introduction to Archaeology

LING 203 Introductory Linguistics

MUS 229 Anthropology of Music