Anthropology (BA)

Health and Behavioral Sciences
Social Sciences
HEGIS Number: 2202

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Anthropology is a comprehensive science of humankind concerned with a comparative and holistic approach to the study of human society and culture. The major in anthropology provides an excellent background for students planning careers as teachers and administrators, and for those whose future career will involve working and communicating in a multi-cultural setting. The anthropology program has a focus in applied anthropology. Students learn quantitative and qualitative research skills that make them employable in a wide variety of settings, as well as preparing them for graduate studies.

Effective Fall 2014  

Anthropology BA

 

Major Discipline Requirements (30 Credits)

 
Required Courses 12 Credits 12 
ANTH101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 
ANTH220 Social Research I 
ANTH321 Social Research Methods II 
OR  
ANTH310 Techniques of Cross-Cultural Research 
ANTH490 Independent Study 
Six elective courses in Anthropology, Sociology, or Black Studies. (At least three courses must be in Anthropology, and at least three of the six courses must be numbered 300 or higher) 18 
   

Students who are also concentrating in Teacher Education should take Sociology 202 - Evolution of Major Ideas and Issues in Education as one of the five elective courses. That course will satisfy both requirements in Anthropology and Teacher Education.

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