College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology

Anthropology Major

2014-2016 Anthropology Major Curriculum*

Please see your degree audit to determine which anthropology program requirements (2006-2008, 2008-2010, 2010-2012, or 2012-2014) you need to fulfill. If you are under an older curriculum and wish to switch to the current curriculum (2012-2014), you may be able to redeclare the major (visit the SAC department office BAK 356 to declare or redeclare major, or to obtain earlier curriculum information).

Click here for printable PDF format of major curriculum

Click here for Tentative Schedule of Anthropology Course Offerings Spring 2014 - Fall 2015

 

Required Courses (24 hours)

Number

Course Name

Prerequisites

Credits

ANTH 1001

Human Origins (990:010)

3

ANTH 1002

Culture, Nature, and Society (990:011)

3

ANTH 4001/5001

Anthropological Theory (980:176)

ANTH 1002; junior standing

3

ANTH 3001

Language and Culture (990:177)

PSYCH 1001 or SOC 1000 or ANTH 1002 

3

SOC 2020

OR

STAT 1772

Statistics for Social Research (980:080)

.

Introduction to Statistical Methods (800:072)

3

.

3

ANTH 3301

OR

ANTH 3302

OR

ANTH 3303

Mesoamerica and the Near East (990:141)

.

Archaeology of the New World (990:142)

.

Archaeology of the Old World (990:143)

ANTH 1001; junior standing or consent of instructor

ANTH 1001; junior standing or consent of instructor

ANTH 1001; junior standing or consent of instructor

3

.

3

.

3

ANTH 3201

OR

ANTH 3202/5202

Physical Anthropology: History and Theory (990:151)

.

Human Biological Variation (990:152)

ANTH 1001; junior standing or consent of instructor

.

ANTH 1001; junior standing

3

.

3

ANTH 3103

OR

ANTH 3101/5101

OR

ANTH 3102/5102

OR

ANTH 3104/5104

Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft (990:161)

.

Psychological Anthropology (990:164)

.

Culture, Disease, and Healing (990:168)

Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (990:167g)

None

.

PSYCH 1001 or ANTH 1002; junior standing

SOC 1000 or ANTH 1002; junior standing

3

.

3

.

3

3

Total Required Courses

24 hours

 

Electives in Anthropology (3 courses)

Number

 

Prerequisites

 Hours

Any three courses with ANTH prefix

See course prerequisites

9

                                                                                                                                                          

Elective in Sociology (1 course)

Number

 

Prerequisites

 Hours

Any course with SOC prefix

See course prerequisites

3

 

 Total Hours for the Major = 36

*Anthropology Course Catalog Descriptions