Anthropology B.A.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Specific requirements for an optional concentration are included on this page:

Concentration in Anthropology of Global Health

Concentration in Archaeology and Heritage Management 

Major Requirements

Thirty-four credits, including:

Core Courses (twelve credits):12
D2:SU: Cultural Anthropology
D2:SU: 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
Death, Burial, and Culture
D1: North American Indians
D2: Cultures of South America
Indians of the NE: Vermont
Historical Archaeology
Biological Anthropology Subfield:
Primates and Anthropology
Death, Burial, and Culture
Forensic Anthropology
Topics in Biological Anthro
D2: Gender, Sex and Culture
D2: Fndns of Global Health
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
Topics in Cultural Anthro
Modernity & Material Culture
Death, Burial, and 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: Fndns of Global Health
D2:Culture, Health and Healing
D2: Environmental Anthropology
D2: Psychological Anthropology
Law, War and Disorder
The Anthropology of Genocide
Street Children
D1: Race and Ethnicity
D2:Aging in Cross-Cultrl Persp
Linguistic Anthropology Subfield:
Introduction to Syntax
QR: Introduction to Semantics
Topics in Linguistic Anthro (may repeat for credit with different content)
Sociolinguistics
Two courses in anthropology at the 200-level (six credits) - (only three credits of ANTH 200 will count toward this requirement. ANTH 293 will not count toward this requirement)6
Two additional courses in anthropology at the 100- or 200-level (6 credits)6
One additional anthropology course at any level (3 credits)3
One of the following:1
Introduction to the Major
Senior Proseminar in Anthro
Only three credits from the following independent research courses may count toward the major:
Independent Study
Independent Study
Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate Research
Honors: Anthropology
Honors: Anthropology
Only three credits of the following practicum courses may count toward the major:
Teaching Assistantship
Internship
Internship
Internship

Although only one is required, all students are strongly recommended to take both of the proseminars, ANTH 105 and ANTH 205, to assist them in planning for their educational and 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.

CONCENTRATION IN ANTHROPOLOGY OF GLOBAL HEALTH

Twelve credits in Anthropology of Global Health from the following:

D2:Biological Anthropology
Parenting and Childhood
D2:Sex,Gender,Health & Culture
D2:Global Health Devl & Div
Death, Burial, and Culture
Forensic Anthropology
Topics in Biological Anthro
D2: Gender, Sex and Culture
D2: Fndns of Global Health
D2:Culture, Health and Healing
D2: Environmental Anthropology (with relevant student project)
D2: Psychological Anthropology
Street Children
D2:Food and Culture
D2:Aging in Cross-Cultrl Persp
Develop & Applied Anthropology
Human Osteology
Human Evolution & Diversity
Research Mthds Human Diversity
Anthropology of Food and Labor
Anthropology of Global Health
Meth of Ethnographic Field Wrk (with relevant student project)
Internship (with relevant placement)
Special or variable topics courses or internships as approved by the concentration advisor
At least six credits must be at the 100-level or above
At least three credits must be at the 200-level
In addition, all requirements for the Anthropology major must be fulfilled.

CONCENTRATION IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND HERITAGE MANAGEMENT

Twelve credits in Archaeology and Heritage Management from the following:

D2:SU: Prehistoric Archaeology
D2:Archaeology of the Americas
Preserving the Past
Modernity & Material Culture
Prehistory of North America
Prehistory of the US Southwest
Death, Burial, and Culture
D1: North American Indians
Indians of the NE: Vermont
Historical Archaeology
Field Work in Archaeology
D2: Caribbean Archaeology
Archaeological Theory
Human Osteology
Laboratory Archaeology Topics
Museum Anthropology
Internship (with relevant placement)
Special or variable topics courses or internships as approved by the concentration advisor
At least six credits must be at the 100-level or above
At least three credits must be at the 200-level
In addition, all requirements for the Anthropology major must be fulfilled.