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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Anthropology

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology (120 units)

Lower Division:

Take all of the following courses:

  • ANTH 110 Introduction to Physical Anthropology (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: Any B.2 GE Foundation course.
  • ANTH 120 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: Any GE Foundation course.
  • ANTH 140 Pyramids, Tombs and Treasure: Wonders of the Past (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: Any GE Foundation course.
  • ANTH 170 Introduction to Linguistics (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: Any GE Foundation course.

Take an approved introductory statistics course.

Upper Division (total of 33 units):

Required Core Courses (15 units):

Take all of the following courses:

  • ANTH 313 World Prehistory (3)
    Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirement.
  • ANTH 314 Global Ethnography (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirement.
  • ANTH 401 Foundations of Anthropology (3)
    Prerequisites: ANTH 313 and 314 with grade of "C" or better, or consent of instructor.
  • ANTH 435 Human Evolution (3)
    Prerequisites: ANTH 110.

Take one of the following:

  • ANTH 413 Language and Culture (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • ANTH 475 Language and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3)
    Prerequisites: None

In consultation with the Undergraduate Advisor, an additional 18 units will be selected from the courses listed below. The major allows students to be generalists picking upper-division electives from differing subfields, or to specialize in one subfield. Courses are grouped by topic/subfield as a guide for students.

Archaeology:

  • ANTH 405, 448, 449, 450, 451, 455, 456, 471, 473, 487

Biological Anthropology:

  • ANTH 315, 318, 319, 363, 402, 434, 436, 437, 480A

Cultural Anthropology:

  • ANTH 305I, 307I, 311I, 321, 322, 324, 329, 332, 335, 448, 351, 353, 412I, 414, 416, 417, 419, 420, 421, 422, 427, 428, 431, 432, 436, 440, 441, 442, 444, 454, 478

Linguistic Anthropology:

  • ANTH 412I, 413, 421, 475

Students may apply a maximum of 2 Anthropology Capstone courses to the major. Students may apply Anthropology Human Diversity classes to the major.
Students may take a total of 6 units of ANTH 490 and, with approval of the undergraduate advisor and sponsoring faculty members, up to 6 units of ANTH 496, 498, or 499.

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