Academic Programs

Major and Minor Requirements

Major Requirements

Students wishing to major in Anthropology must complete a Minimum of 34 semester hours in Anthropology at the 200 level and above, including:

  • Six Required Core Classes (16 credits)
    • ATY 213 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
    • ATY 253 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology
    • ATY 253L - Introduction to Biological Anthropology Laboratory
    • ATY 258 - Introduction to Archaeology Through World Prehistory
    • ATY 363 - History of Anthropological Theory
    • ATY 595 - Contemporary Issues in Anthropology
  • One Class in Anthropological Methods chosen from the following: (3 credits)
    • ATY360 - Methods in Archaeology
    • ATY 361 - Methods in Biological Anthropology
    • ATY 362 - Methods in Cultural Anthropology
  • Three Elective Classes in Anthropology at the 300 level or higher (9 credits)
  • Two Elective Classes in Anthropology at the 400 level or higher (6 credits)

Minor Requirements

Students wishing to earn a minor in Anthropology must complete a Minimum of 15 semester hours in Anthropology at the 200 level and above, including:

  • One Required Course (3 credits)
    • ATY 212 - Introduction to Anthropology
Four Elective Courses in Anthropology at the 200 level and above (12 credits)
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