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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)
    *"C" or better required.
    Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirement.
  • ANTH 314 Global Ethnography (3)
    *"C" or better required.
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirement.
  • ANTH 401 Foundations of Anthropology (3)
    Prerequisites: ANTH 313 and ANTH 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)
    Prerequisite: ANTH 170 or LING 170 or consent of instructor.
  • ANTH 475 Language and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3)
    Prerequisites: None

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 or more subfields depending on class availability. Courses are grouped by topic/subfield as a guide for students.

Archaeology:

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

Biological Anthropology:

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

Cultural Anthropology:

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

Linguistic Anthropology:

  • ANTH 412, ANTH 413, ANTH 421, ANTH 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, ANTH 498, or ANTH 499.


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