Anthropology Curriculum

A concentration in anthropology begins with work in the four major subfields of the discipline: cultural anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, and linguistics.

Area of Concentration Requirements

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Cultural Anthropology:

  • Cultural Anthropology (or equivalent introductory course)
  • History of Anthropological Theory
  • One upper level area or thematic course for cultural subfield majors:
    • Ethnography: Theory and Practice and one or more additional courses and/or tutorials in cultural anthropology ore related subjects approved by advisor

Archaeology:

  • Survey of Archaeology (or equivalent introductory course)
  • Method and Theory in Archaeology
  • One upper level area or thematic course for archaeology subfield majors:
    • One or more additional courses and/or tutorials in Archaeology or related subjects approved by advisor

Physical Anthropology and Linguistics:

  • One introductory course in at least one of these subfields:
    • Human Origins for Physical Anthropology
    • Language, Culture, and Society for Linguistics

Foreign Language Competence:

  • Intermediate level competence, or two years of college-level instruction

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Course

  • Certified Ethics Training for Studying Human Subjects

Senior Project/Thesis:

  • Thesis Tutorial and demonstration of knowledge of methodology employed in senior project

Joint Disciplinary AOC Requirements

  1. An introductory course in Cultural Anthropology and Archaeology
  2. History of Anthropological Theory
  3. Method and Theory in Archaeology
  4. Two additional courses or tutorials in anthropology, and other work relating to your goals, to be chosen in consultation with your advisor in anthropology.