2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 16, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Anthropology, B.S.

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Susan Kirkpatrick Smith
Bachelor of Science Degree
Department of Geography and Anthropology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences 
(470) 578-2373

The Bachelor of Science with a major in Anthropology provides students with a solid foundation of disciplinary knowledge that prepares them for diverse professional employment opportunities and graduate school. The Anthropology major encompasses a broad education about human biological, behavioral, and cultural stability and change and the comparative study of contemporary societies and cultures around the planet. Majors will take courses in cultural theory and practice, physical anthropology, and archaeology, in addition to foundational courses in the field of anthropology.

Program of Study

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

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General Education Requirements Specific to this Major:

Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)

Required Courses (6 Credit Hours)

  • Foreign language 1002 or higher (or elective from list below if FL 1002 is used in Area B)

Electives (12 Credit Hours):

Select any two 1000 or 2000 level courses from ANTH Select any two 1000 or 2000 level courses from ANTH, HIST, GEOG, PHIL, POLS, PSYC, SOCI

Major Requirements (39 Credit Hours)

Upper Division Elective Courses (18 Credit Hours)

Select 18 hours (6 courses) from those listed below or any other 3000-4000 level ANTH course not listed. Each student must take at least one course from each of the areas: Cultural Anthropology, Physical Anthropology, and Archaeology.

Related Studies (9 Credit Hours)

Nine hours of upper-division studies beyond the major requirements as approved by the academic advisor. 3000-4000 level ANTH courses are permitted in the Related Studies area. Additional internships may also be approved when deemed appropriate.

Free Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

University-Wide Degree Requirements (3 Credit Hours)

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Graduation Credit Hour Total (123 Credit Hours)

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