Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    Oct 19, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology, B.S.

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The Anthropology major aims to provide its undergraduate anthropology students with a comprehensive introduction to anthropological knowledge through classroom instruction, experiential learning, and directed research opportunities. It provides extra curriculum learning experiences in our coursers and laboratories (Biological and Forensic Anthropology Laboratory [BAFAL] and Antonio J. Waring, Jr. Archaeological Laboratory). We are committed to providing learning skills necessary for continued success in academic and workplace environments, as well as for personal and civic enrichment.

Learning Outcomes

Students completing the B.S. degree with a major in Anthropology should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a broad base of anthropological knowledge
  • Compare the diversity of cultural practices through time and space
  • Analyze anthropological topics through oral and written communication
  • Collect and assess data using anthropological methods


Core Areas A through E: 42 Hours


Core Area F, Major Specific Courses: 18 Hours

Remaining Hours selected from: 9 Hours

Major Courses Required: 32 Hours

Anthropological Thought: 3 Hours

Linguistics: 3 Hours

Physical Anthropology: 3-4 Hours

Anthropology Capstone: 1 Hours

Anthropology Upper Division Electives: 9-12 Hours

Numbered 3000 or higher

Minor or Electives (10 of these hours must be at or above the 3000 level): 28 Hours

Total: 120 Hours

No more than 4 individualized study hours from the following count toward the BS in Anthropology.

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