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    Jun 21, 2024  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology, BA

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Major in Anthropology Degree Requirements

Hours Required and General/College Requirements:

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “General University Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Public Affairs and Community Service  requirements.

Major Requirements:

Major of 36 hours in anthropology, including:

Additional Requirements:

Of the remaining 18 elective hours, 15 must be taken at the upper-division level (3000 or 4000), with a minimum of 6 hours from the 4000 level. A maximum of 6 hours of field school and a maximum of 3 hours of ANTH 4920  may be applied toward satisfying the 36-hour requirement.

Other Course Requirements:

In addition to the 36 hours of anthropology, candidates must take the 1010 and 1020 courses from the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures (or place out by examination), and 3 credit hours of an outside elective, including one of the following:


No minor is required.


See individual degree plan (12 hours of free electives must be advanced).

Other Requirements:

  • A 2.0 grade point average must be maintained in all courses;
  • Transfer course work to be substituted for required anthropology courses must be approved by a student’s faculty advisor during the degree plan process;
  • Completion in residence of 30 hours.

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