B.A. in Anthropology (AN.BA)

Major Requirements/Anthropology (36 credits)
AN-103Cultural Anthropology3
(Satisfies Social Science Survey (SS.SV) in General Education)
AN-104Introduction to Biological Anthropology3
(Satisfies Social Science Survey (SS.SV) in General Education)
AN-107Introduction to Archaeology3
Select 12 credits in Anthropology at the 250-level or higher 112
Select 3 credits in Anthropology at the 300-level or higher 13
Select one of the following:3
Field Research in Archaeology
Ethnographic Methods
Archaeology Field Study
AN-382Applied Anthropology3
AN-401Anthropological Theory3
AN-426Research Seminar in Anthropology3
(Satisfies Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) in General Education)
Outside Major Requirements (12 credits)
GO-100People, Places, and Environments: Introduction to Geography3
or GIS-224 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
(Either course satisfies Technological Literacy (TL) in General Education)
Select 9 credits in any combination from the following subjects: 19
Economics (BE)
History (HS)
Political Science (PS)
Psychology (PY)
Sociology (SO)
Free Electives (39 credits) 2
Complete up to 39 credits of free electives. 239
General Education Requirements (33 credits) 3
Complete 33 credits as outlined on the General Education table. 333
Total Credits120


  • 54 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.

Sequence Chart

First Year
EN-101 College Composition I3AN-104 Introduction to Biological Anthropology (Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3
AN-103 Cultural Anthropology (Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3EN-102 College Composition II3
HS-1xx History Elective (Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives HS.SV)3Gen*Ed Aesthetics (AT) AR,DA,MU,TH3
FO-xxx Gen*Ed World Language3MA-1xx Gen*Ed Mathematics3
Free Elective3Free Elective3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Second Year
AN-107 Introduction to Archaeology3Select one course from subjects: BE,HS,PS,PY,SO3
GO-100 People, Places, and Environments: Introduction to Geography or GIS 224 (Both courses satisfy Technological Literacy (TL). GO-100 also satisfies Cultural Diversity (CD))3Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3
EN-2xx Literature (LIT)3AN-250+ Anthropology Elective3
Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3Free Electives6
Free Elective3 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Third Year
AN-382 Applied Anthropology3AN-401 Anthropological Theory3
Select one course from subjects: BE,HS,PS,PY,SO3Select AN-315, AN-322, or AN-3903
AN-250+ Anthropology Elective3Gen*Ed Cultural Diversity (CD) or Global Understanding (GU)3
Free Electives 6Free Electives6
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Fourth Year
AN-250+ Anthropology Electives6AN-426 Research Seminar in Anthropology3
Select one course from subjects: BE,HS,PS,PY,SO3PR-4xx Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3
Free Electives6AN-300+ Anthropology Elective3
 Free Electives6
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Total Credits 120