Dec 01, 2022
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.
This program does not have specific admission requirements and only admission to Kennesaw State University is required. For more information, please visit the Admissions section of the Catalog.
Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.
Double Owl Pathway
This program offers a Double Owl Pathway. The Double Owl Pathway is an advising pathway for high-potential KSU undergraduate students who want to accelerate the attainment of a Master’s degree at KSU. For pathway options and to learn if you qualify, visit https://doubleowl.kennesaw.edu
Program of Study
General Education Core Curriculum 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)
Foundations in Anthropology (15 Credit Hours)
Anthropological Applications (6 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.
(A study abroad course with prior approval of the department or ANTH 4490 can be used to fulfill a requirement in the Upper Division Elective area.)
Upper Electives (9 Credit Hours)
Nine hours of upper-division studies beyond the major requirements. 3000-4000 level ANTH courses are permitted in this 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)