Anthropology B.A.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

Thirty-three credits in anthropology:

Core Courses (twelve credits):12
D2: Cultural Anthropology
D2: Prehistoric Archaeology
D2:Biological Anthropology
D2: Linguistic Anthropology
Two 100-level courses in two different subfields (6 credits):6
Archaeology Subfield:
D2:Archaeology of the Americas
Prehistory of North America
Prehistory of the US Southwest
D1: North American Indians
D2: Cultures of South America
Indians of the NE: Vermont
Historical Archaeology
Biological Anthropology Subfield:
Primates and Anthropology
D2: Gender, Sex and Culture
D2:Culture, Health and Healing
D1: Race and Ethnicity
D2:Aging in Cross-Cultrl Persp
Cultural Anthropology Subfield:
Anthropology of Sports
Political Anthropology
Anthropology of Crisis
History of Anthropology
Modernity & Material Culture
Anth of East Europe
D2:Chinese Culture
Gender in the Middle East
Anthropology of Islam
D1: North American Indians
D2: Cultures of South America
D2: Cultures of Africa
D2: Peoples of South Asia
D2: Peoples of the Middle East
D1: Latinos in the US
D2: Gender, Sex and Culture
D2:Culture, Health and Healing
D2: Environmental Anthropology
D2: Psychological Anthropology
Law, War and Disorder
The Anthropology of Genocide
Street Children
D2:Food and Culture
D1: Race and Ethnicity
D2:Aging in Cross-Cultrl Persp
Linguistic Anthropology Subfield:
Introduction to Syntax
Topics in Linguistic Anthro (may repeat for credit with different content)
Sociolinguistics
Two courses at the 200-level (six credits) - (only three credits of ANTH 200 will count toward this requirement. ANTH 201 will not count toward this requirement)6
Two additional courses at the 100- or 200-level (6 credits)6
One additional course at any level (3 credits)3
Only three credits from the following independent research courses may count toward the major:
ISSP Thesis
Readings & Research
Readings & Research
Advanced Readings & Research
Advanced Readings & Research
Honors: Anthropology
Honors: Anthropology
Only three credits of the following practicum courses may count toward the major:
Teaching Assistant Practicum
Practicum & Internship

All students are strongly recommended to take the proseminars, ANTH 105 and ANTH 205, to assist them in planning for their professional goals.

Courses will only apply toward the major requirements if they are taken as a block of three credits in a single semester.

The department will indicate which subfields ANTH 195/196 courses will fill.

Students planning to pursue a graduate degree in Anthropology are encouraged to take an appropriate mixture of methods and theory courses at the 200-level, as well as undertake research.  Please consult your advisor for recommendations tailored to your particular graduate school objectives.