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    May 30, 2024  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Anthropology, MA

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Admission requirements

  1. The applicant must complete two application forms for UNT, one for the Toulouse Graduate School and one for the Department of Anthropology. International applicants must apply to International Admissions and be eligible for graduate study.
  2. The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution or equivalent training at a foreign university.
  3. Applicants must supply official GRE test scores.
  4. Applicants must have adequate subject preparation in anthropology. If the applicant is accepted into the program with fewer than 12 hours of anthropology, the applicant must take a prerequisite leveling course (ANTH 5000 ) the summer before the first year of study. Please contact the Director of Graduate Programs, Doug Henry, for more information (
  5. Applicants must submit a statement of purpose (500–750 words).
  6. Applicants must submit a writing sample.
  7. Applicants must submit three Reference Evaluation Forms (or letters of recommendation) from persons familiar with their academic record. If an applicant received an undergraduate degree from UNT, only two references may come from the UNT anthropology faculty.

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Program requirements

For the Master of Arts degree, students fulfill the 36 hours of degree requirements and demonstrate knowledge of a foreign language.

Elective courses, 15 hours

A minimum of two electives (6 hours) must be from outside anthropology. A minimum of two electives (6 hours) must be from inside anthropology. If pursuing an MS degree, the skills class requirement counts as one of the five electives. The student’s graduate committee must approve the course work.

Applied thesis, 6 hours

All candidates must take 6 hours of supervised applied thesis:

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