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

31 credits, including:

Introductory courses:
ANTH 021D2: SU: Cultural Anthropology3
ANTH 024D2: SU:Prehistoric Archaeology3
ANTH 026D2:Biological Anthropology3
ANTH 028D2: Linguistic Anthropology3
3 courses in Anthropology at the 100-level or above9
1 of the following courses:1
Introduction to the Major
Advanced Proseminar in Anthro
2 courses in Anthropology at the 200-level. Only three credits of advanced field methods (ANTH 200) will count toward this requirement. ANTH 293 will not count toward this requirement.6
1 additional course in Anthropology at any level 3
NOTE: Only 3 credits from the following independent research courses may count toward the major: ANTH 192, ANTH 198, ANTH 292, ANTH 298, HON 202, HON 203. Only 3 credits of the following practicum courses may count toward the major: ANTH 093, ANTH 191, ANTH 193, ANTH 291, ANTH 293.

Although only 1 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 3 credits in a single semester.

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

12 credits in Anthropology of Global Health from the following:

At least 6 credits from the following list:6-12
D2:SU:Global Health Devl & Div
D2:Gender Sex Race & the Body
D2: Fndns of Global Health
D2:Culture, Health and Healing
Research in Hum Biol Diversity
Anthro Research Global Health
Up to 6 credits from the following list:0-6
Parenting and Childhood
D2:Religion, Health, & Healing
People, Poison, Place
Forensic Anthropology
Topics in Biological Anthro
D2:Aging in Cross-Cultrl Persp
Human Osteology
Human Diversity and Evolution
Anthropology of Food and Labor (with approved student project)
Ethnographic Field Methods (with approved student project)
At least 6 credits for the concentration must be at the 100-level or above
At least 3 credits for the concentration must be at the 200-level
Special or variable topics courses or internships as approved by the concentration advisor.
In addition, all requirements for the Anthropology major must be fulfilled. Students should take ANTH 021 and ANTH 026 early on, as they provide an important foundation for the concentration.

CONCENTRATION IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND HERITAGE MANAGEMENT

12 credits in Archaeology and Heritage Management from the following:

D2: SU:Prehistoric Archaeology
D2:Archaeology of the Americas
Preserving the Past
Prehistory of the US Southwest
D1: North American Indians
D1:Indians of the NE: Vermont
Archaeological Theory
Human Osteology
Laboratory Archaeology Topics
Museum Anthropology
Internship (with relevant placement)
Special or variable topics courses, field methods courses, or internships as approved by the concentration advisor.
At least 6 credits must be at the 100-level or above
At least 3 credits must be at the 200-level
In addition, all requirements for the Anthropology major must be fulfilled.