May 31, 2023  
DRAFT 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
DRAFT 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Anthropology, B.S.

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Program Description

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 is a part of the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences .


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Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation Policies

Admission Requirements

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.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures  outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.

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Program Course Requirements

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)

General Education Core Curriculum . This program recommends the Statistics Pathway .

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

Electives (12 Credit Hours):

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

Major Requirements (33 Credit Hours)

Upper Division Major Elective Courses (18 Credit Hours)

Select 18 hours from the courses 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, Biological Anthropology, and Archaeology

Upper Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Twelve 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 (15 Credit Hours)

Any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

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