M.A. in Anthropology - Thesis Track

Requirements (24 credits)
AN-501Anthropological Theory3
AN-502Seminar in Biological Anthropology3
AN-503Archaeological Theory3
Select two of the following:6
Field Methods in Archaeology
Ethnographic Methods
Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
Select three of the following:9
Historical Archaeology
Origin of Civilization and the State
Cultural Resource Management Practicum
Psychological Anthropology
Ancient Technology
The Amazon
Ecological Imperialism
Native American History and Prehistory
History of Maps and Mapping
The History of Tourism
Applied Anthropology
Colonialism in Africa
Visual Anthropology
Anthropology Internship/Practicum
One AN-5xx Special Topics Class
Thesis (6 credits)
AN-691Anthropology Thesis (Research)3
AN-692Anthropology Thesis (Writing)3
AN-THDThesis Defense0
Total Credits30
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum 3.00 GPA.
  2. Essay (500 words) highlighting personal and/or professional goals and objectives for wanting to pursue graduate study in the field of anthropology.
  3. Two professional letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the prospective student’s academic and/or professional competence.