Studying anthropology gives students the opportunity to work toward a bachelor's degree while combining studies from three separate subdisciplines. Students will benefit from a diverse range of courses, with opportunities for student-faculty research and internships in many different settings—opening doors to a wide variety of career paths.
Major in Anthropology
At least 30 credit hours, including:
At least one from the following upper-level archaeology courses:
ANTH 305 ANTH 538
ANTH 313 ANTH 611
ANTH 335 ANTH 612
ANTH 508 ANTH 613
At least one from the following upper-level biological anthropology courses:
ANTH 356 ANTH 597R
ANTH 555 ANTH 600
At least one from the following upper level cultural anthropology courses:
ANTH 303 ANTH 388 ANTH 540
ANTH 307 ANTH 506 ANTH 542
ANTH 312 ANTH 511
ANTH 318 ANTH 515
ANTH 327 ANTH 522
ANTH 344 ANTH 526
ANTH 361 ANTH 528
An additional 9 credit hours of electives in anthropology.
Up to 6 credit hours of courses in related departments can be counted if approved by the anthropology advisor.
Minor in Anthropology
At least 15 credit hours, ANTH 101, ANTH 102, and ANTH 103 are encouraged for students minoring in anthropology. At least 6 credit hours consist of upper-level course work, chosen in consultation with the anthropology advisor.