B.A. Major in Cultural Anthropology

 Specific Requirements for Admission to the Anthropology Major: Students must complete 2 Anthropology courses with a grade of "C" or better. This means ANT 101, 111, 112, or 113 and one more Anthropology course.

Students may not double major in Cultural Anthropology and Medical Anthropology.

Course Requirements  

(One of the following:)

  • ANT 101 Introduction to Native American Studies
  • ANT 111 Introduction to Anthropology: Human and Cultural Diversity
  • ANT 112 Introduction to Anthropology: Culture, Energy and Sustainability
  • ANT 113 Introduction to Anthropology: Determinants of Health


(All of  the following:)

  • ANT 301 Social & Cultural Theory
  • ANT 316 Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
  • ANT 499 Senior Capstone: Applying the Social Sciences


(Six credits from the following:)

  • ANT 340 Native American Cultures and Health
  • ANT 342 Peoples and Cultures of Sub-Saharan Africa
  • ANT 343 Peoples and Cultures of Native North America
  • ANT 346 Peoples and Cultures of Latin America
  • ANT 424 Sustainability and Rural America


(Eighteen credits from the following:)
ANT 307 Demography: World Population Issues 3 credits
ANT 312 Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences 3 credits
ANT 314 Statistics for the Social Sciences 4 credits
ANT 315 Healthcare, Society, and Culture 3 credits
ANT 317 Global Health Issues 3 credits
ANT 341 American Cultural Minorities 3 credits
THL 350 Archaeology of Syria-Palestine 3 credits                                                                                ANT 335 Technology & Social Change 3 credits
ANT 355 Environment and Society: Sociological Perspectives 3 credits
ANT 360 Gender, Society and Culture 3 credits
ANT 363 Medical Anthropology 3 credits
ANT 383 Cultural Epidemiology: Global Perspectives 3 credits
ANT 385 Community Internship 3 credits
ANT 424 Sustainability and Rural America 3  credits (available Fall 09)
ANT 442 Cross-Cultural Communication 3 credits
ANT 455 Food, Society, and Environment 3 credits
ANT 493 Directed Independent Readings* 1-6 credits
ANT 495 Directed Independent Study* 1-6 credits
ANT 497 Directed Independent Research* 1-6 credits
ANT 570 Geographic Information Systems 4 credits

* May be repeated to a limit of six hours.

**Anthropology majors who are planning to go to graduate school are encouraged to take ANT 312 and ANT 314.