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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology B.S.

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Bachelor of Science Degree
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Anthropology
(678) 797-2373

The Bachelor of Science 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.


General Education (42 Credit Hours)

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University-Wide Fitness For Living Requirement (3 Credit Hours)

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


  • Foreign language 1002 or higher (or elective from list below if FL 1001 is used in Area B)

Electives (6 Credit Hours):

  • Select any two 1000 or 2000 level courses from HIST, GEOG, PHIL, POLS, PSY, SOC.

Upper Division Major Requirements (39 Credit Hours)

Upper Division Elective Courses (18 Credit Hours)

Select 18 hours (6 courses) from those listed below. 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. Lower-division courses or additional internships may also be approved when deemed appropriate.

Free Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (123 Credit Hours)

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