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Dr. Todd Schroer
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Michael Strezewski, Ph.D.
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 Archaeology DigDownload Checksheet for the University Core Curriculum

 

In addition to the departmental degree requirements, a minimum of 50 hours in the University Core Curriculum must be met. Six hours of anthropology may be applied to the University Core Curriculum.

 


Anthropology Major Download Checksheet for Major in Anthropology

A major is available in the field of anthropology. The major consists of 33 credit hours. Coursework aims to produce graduates with a background in both cultural/linguistic and archaeology/physical anthropology skills and knowledge.

Six hours of language courses (other than FREN/GERM/SPAN 265) are required for the major. Language courses may count towards the University Core Curriculum.

33 semester hours

Required Introductory Courses ~ 9 hours

  • ANTH 111-Introduction to World Cultures, 3 hrs.*
  • ANTH 121-Introduction to Archaeology, 3 hrs.*
  • ANTH 131-Introduction to Physical Anthropology, 3 hrs.*

Required Method Course ~ 3-6 hours

Select at least 1 of the following:

  • ANTH 397-Archaeological Field School, 6 hrs. (summer only)
  • ANTH 401-Anthropology Lab Methods, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 402-Enthography, 3 hrs.

Required Theory Course ~ 3 hours

  • ANTH 475-History of Anthropological Thought, 3 hrs.

Sub-Field Requirements ~ 12 hours

Select at least 2 courses from each group:

Group 1: Cultural/Linguistic Subfields

Group 2: Archaeology/Physical Subfields

General Electives ~ 6 hours (3 hours must be at the 300/400 level)

Students may choose additional courses from above and/or from the below general electives to bring total hours to 33.

  • ANTH 200-Special Topics in Anthropology, 3 hrs. (repeatable with different topics)
  • ANTH 209-Lab Practicum, 1 hr. (repeatable)
  • ANTH 211-Forensic Anthropology, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 221-Archaeology: Fact and Fiction, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 235-American Life, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 241-The Supernatural, 3 hrs.

* Counts towards the University Core Curriculum.


Anthropology Minor Download Checksheet for Minor in Anthropology

A minor is available in the field of anthropology. The minor consists of 18 credit hours. Coursework is directed toward either cultural anthropology or archaeology. Six hours must be 300/400 level.

18 semester hours

Required courses ~ 9-12 hours

Select 2 of the following:

  • ANTH 101-Introduction to Anthropology, 3 hrs. (last taught Summer 2010)
  • ANTH 111-Introduction to World Cultures, 3 hrs.*
  • ANTH 121-Introduction to Archaeology, 3 hrs.*
  • ANTH 131-Introduction to Physical Anthropology, 3 hrs.*

Select 1 of the following:

  • ANTH 333-Cultural Anthropology, 3 hrs. (No longer offered, please substitute with ANTH401 or 402)
  • ANTH 397-Archaeological Field School, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 401-Anthropology Lab Methods, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 402-Enthography, 3 hrs.

Elective courses ~ 6-9 hours from the list below as directed by an advisor:

  • ANTH 111-Introduction to World Cultures, 3 hrs. (if not taken as a required course)
  • ANTH 121-Introduction to Archaeology, 3 hrs. (if not taken as a required course)
  • ANTH 131-Introduction to Physical Anthropology, 3 hrs. (if not taken as a required course)
  • ANTH 200-Special Topics in Anthropology, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 221-Archaeology: Fact and Fiction, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 211-Introduction to Forensic Anthropology, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 235-American Life, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 241-The Supernatural, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 322-Cultural Ecology, 3, hrs.
  • ANTH 305/323-Native Peoples of North America, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 255/324-The Cultures of Asia, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 251/325-Peoples of Latin America, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 326-Peoples of Africa
  • ANTH 262/342-Archaeology of North America, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 343-Archaeology of Mesoamerica, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 344-Archaeology of Greece, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 345-Prehistory of Europe, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 352-Primatology, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 353-Human Origins, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 354-Human Osteology, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 355-Human Variation, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 370-Seminar in Anthropology, 3 hrs. (repeatable with a different topic)
  • ANTH 380-Seminar in Archaeology, 3 hrs. (repeatable with a different topic)
  • ANTH 390-Seminar in Physical Anthropology, 3 hrs. (repeatable with a different topic)
  • ANTH 397-Archaeological Field School (if not taken as a required course)
  • ANTH 475-History of Anthropological Thought, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 489-Independent Study in Anthropology, 3 hrs.
  • ANTH 499-Internship in Anthropology
  • ENG  313-Introduction to Linguistics, 3 hrs. (Prerequisite: ENG 201) (Students may substitute FREN/GERM/SPAN 265)
  • SOC 370-Globalization and/or Contemporary India, 3 hrs.

* Counts towards the University Core Curriculum.