B.A. in Anthropology and Education with Endorsement in Elementary Education

Major Requirements/Anthropology (30 credits)
AN-103Cultural Anthropology3
AN-104Introduction to Biological Anthropology3
AN-107Introduction to Archaeology3
Select 9 credits in Anthropology at the 250-level or higher9
Select 3 credits in Anthropology at the 300-level or higher3
Select one of the following:3
Field Research in Archaeology
Ethnographic Methods
Archaeology Field Study
AN-426Research Seminar in Anthropology3
AN-401Anthropological Theory3
Major Requirements/Education (36 credits) 1
ED-250Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
EDS-330Foundations of Special Education: Development Across the Lifespan3
EDS-336Classroom Management3
EDL-326Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I3
EDL-327Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings II3
ED-320Teaching Students with Diverse Needs3
ED-360Methods of Teaching Elementary Mathematics3
ED-361Methods of Teaching Science for Elementary School3
ED-362Teaching Elementary Social Studies3
Clinical Practice
and Clinical Practice Seminar 2
Interdisciplinary (AN) Requirements (15 credits)
HS-102Western Civilization in World Perspective II3
GO-100People, Places, and Environments: Introduction to Geography3
or GIS-224 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Select 9 credits in any combination from the following subjects:9
Gender Studies (GS)
Economics (BE) (recommended: BE-200)
Philosophy (PL)
Political Science (PS) (recommended: PS-103)
Psychology (PY) (recommended: PY-103)
Sociology (SO) (recommended: SO-101)
History (HS) (recommended: HS-201; HS-202)
Interdisciplinary (ED) Requirements (6 credits)
MA-203Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I3
MA-204Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II3
Free Electives (5-11 credits)
Select 5-11 credits of free electives5-11
General Education Requirements (36 credits)
First Year Seminar
FY-101First Year Seminar3
Reading and Writing
EN-101College Composition I3
EN-102College Composition II3
Fulfilled in Interdisciplinary ED Requirements with MA-203 or MA-2040
Natural Sciences
Select 6 credits from the following subjects: BY, CE, GL, PH, or SC6
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: LIT3
Aesthetics and Creativity
Select 3 credits from Art, Music, Theatre, or Dance3
Technological Literacy
Fulfilled in Interdisplinary AN Requirements with GO-100 or GIS-2240
Reasoned Oral Discourse
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with ED-320 or AN-4260
Historical Perspective
HS-101Western Civilization in World Perspective I3
Social Science
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Historical Perspective/Social Sciences
Fulfilled in Interdisciplinary AN Requirements with HS-1020
Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: ISP3
Cultural Diversity and Global Understanding or Foreign Language
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: CD and 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: GU or select 6 credits from the SAME foreign language 36
Experiential Education
Select one course designated with Course Type: EX0
Writing Intensive
Select two courses from Anthropology designated with Course Type: WT0
Select two courses from Education (ED, EDL, EDS) designated with Course Type: WT0
Total Credits128

Additional Endorsements Available

  • TSD - Teacher of Students with Disabilities - Elementary
  • Early Childhood Endorsement P-3
  • ESL - English as a Second Language - Elementary
  • MID - Middle School Social Studies


  • 58 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • Education majors are required to have an overall GPA of 3.00 for State Certification.
  • By state regulation, all Education Majors seeking content area endorsement must complete 30 content credits (12+ credits at the 300+ level).