Anthropology B.S.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Concentration in Anthropology of Global Health

Concentration in Archaeology and Heritage Management

Major Requirements

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 200-level, with 2 of 3 selected from the following:9-11
Archaeological Theory
Human Osteology
Research in Hum Biol Diversity
Laboratory Archaeology Topics
Museum Anthropology
Anthro Research Global Health
Ethnographic Field Methods
4 courses in anthropology at the 100-level and 2 additional anthropology courses at any level. At least 12 credits must be selected from the following:18
Parenting and Childhood
D2:SU:Global Health Devl & Div
D2:Archaeology of the Americas
Preserving the Past
People, Poison, Place
Prehistory of the US Southwest
Topics in Archaeology
Europe:Neanderthals-Stonehenge
Hunters and Gatherers
Primates and Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology
Topics in Biological Anthro
D1: North American Indians
D1:Indians of the NE: Vermont
D2:Gender Sex Race & the Body
D2: Fndns of Global Health
D2:Culture, Health and Healing
Human Diversity and Evolution
Both of the following 1 credit courses:
ANTH 105Introduction to the Major1
ANTH 205Advanced Proseminar in Anthro1
2 courses in the same foreign language at the appropriate level, as stipulated in the UVM BS distribution requirements.6-8
2 STAT courses drawn from the following course combinations or as approved by advisor (some may have prerequisites, check catalogue):6
QR:Basic Statistical Methods 1
and QR:Basic Statistical Methods 2
QR:Basic Statistical Methods 1
and QR: Med Biostat&Epidemiology
Two 4-credit BIOL, BCOR, CHEM, GEOL laboratory courses chosen in consultation with advisor (some may have prerequisites, check catalogue):8
Only 9 credits of the following practicum and independent research courses may count toward the major: ANTH 093, ANTH 191, ANTH 192, ANTH 193, ANTH 198, ANTH 291, ANTH 292, ANTH 293, ANTH 298, HON 202, HON 203.

CONCENTRATION IN ANTHROPOLOGY OF GLOBAL HEALTH

18 credits in Anthropology of Global Health from the following:

Introductory courses. No more than 3 credits from the following: 0-3
Parenting and Childhood
D2:SU:Global Health Devl & Div
D2:Religion, Health, & Healing
Advanced methods courses. At least 6 credits from the following: 6
Human Osteology
Research in Hum Biol Diversity
Anthro Research Global Health
Ethnographic Field Methods (with approved student project)
Additional courses. Up to 12 credits from the following: 9-12
People, Poison, Place
Forensic Anthropology
Topics in Biological Anthro
D2:Gender Sex Race & the Body
D2: Fndns of Global Health
D2:Culture, Health and Healing
Human Diversity and Evolution
Anthropology of Food and Labor (with approved student project)
Special or variable topics courses or internships may be applied to the concentration if 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.
It is strongly suggested that students take one of the classes designed to teach ethnographic methods (ANTH 290 or ANTH 288). For students interested in paleopathology, it is strongly encouraged that you take ANTH 240 and a field school to obtain foundational training for research.
It is highly recommended that majors seek one or more relevant capstone experiences, such as an internship, practicum, or other research experiences involving the application of biological or medical anthropology.

Concentration in Archaeology and Heritage Management 

18 credits in Archaeology and Heritage Management from the following:

4 courses (12 credits) from the following list:12
D2:Archaeology of the Americas
Preserving the Past
Prehistory of the US Southwest
Topics in Archaeology
Europe:Neanderthals-Stonehenge
Hunters and Gatherers
Forensic Anthropology
Topics in Biological Anthro
D1: North American Indians
D1:Indians of the NE: Vermont
2 courses (6 credits) from the following list:6
Archaeological Theory
Human Osteology
Human Diversity and Evolution
Laboratory Archaeology Topics
Museum Anthropology
Internship (with relevant placement)
ANTH 295, ANTH 296, and advanced field methods (ANTH 200) courses as approved by the concentration advisor
Beyond the coursework described above, it is also highly recommended that majors seek 1 or more relevant capstone experiences, such as an internship, practicum, or other research experiences involving the application of archaeology or heritage management. It is strongly encouraged that you take a field school to obtain foundational training for research and meet the basic requirements for employment in archaeology.
In addition, all requirements for the Anthropology major must be fulfilled.