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Sociology and Anthropology

Anthropology

Students earning the Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology must complete the university-wide general education requirements, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences requirements, and the following concentration requirements for the major. Please visit the abovementioned university sites for a more detailed description of their requirements. 

B.A. in Anthropology

Course Requirements (33 cr.)

All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.

  • ANTH-E105 Culture and Society
  • ANTH-A360 Development of Anthropological Thought
  • One 400-level seminar in anthropology

Select one of the following:

  • ANTH-A105 Human Origins and Prehistory  
  • ANTH-N190 The Natural World VT: Becoming Human 

Select one of the following:

  • ANTH-A314 Qualitative Research Methods 
  • ANTH-A315 Quantitative Research Methods
  • SOC-S351 Social Statistics

Select three of the following:

  • ANTH-B300 Fundamentals of Bioanthropology
  • ANTH-E304 Fundamentals of Sociocultural Anthropology
  • ANTH-L300 Culture and Language
  • ANTH-P304 Fundamentals of Anthropological Archaeology


Anthropology Electives (9 cr.)
At least 15 credits for the major must be at the 300-level or higher.


ANTHROPOLOGY MINOR (15 CR.)

All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.

Five courses chosen from within the anthropology listings, with the approval of the department chair, according to the following specifications:

  • ANTH-E 105 Culture and Society

Select one of the following:

  • ANTH-A105 Human Origins and Prehistory
  • ANTH-N190 The Natural World VT: Becoming Human

Select one of the following:

  • ANTH-A314 Qualitative Research
  • ANTH-A315 Quantitative Research
  • SOC-S351 Social Statistics

Select one of the following:

  • ANTH-A360 Development of Anthropological Thought
  • ANTH-B300 Fundamentals of Bioanthropology
  • ANTH-E304 Fundamentals of Sociocultural Anthropology
  • ANTH-L300 Culture and Language
  • ANTH-P304 Fundamentals of Anthropological Archaeology
  • One additional anthropology course at the 300- or 400-level, chosen from an approved course list or approved by an anthropology advisor

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