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ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAM 

Faculty
Brian D. Bates, M.A., Lecturer in Anthropology and Archaeology
Douglas M. Dalton, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology
James W. Jordan, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology and Anthropology 

Anthropology focuses on the cultural, social, and biological diversity of human groups in the present, historic, and prehistoric past. This great diversity is examined through the study of patterns of culture, social behavior, language structure, archaeological artifacts, and evolution.
     The objective of the anthropology major is to prepare students for careers in business and industry, government, and human service. Additionally, the major is appropriate preparation for graduate study in anthropology or other social sciences.
     The objective of the minor in anthropology is to acquaint the student with the discipline and to survey the techniques of research used in physical anthropology, linguistics, archaeology, and social cultural anthropology. Research methods, critical thinking, oral and written communication are emphasized. The minor is intended to enhance career possibilities.
     Students with a GPA below 2.25 will not be accepted as majors. Students may reapply after their GPA has increased to 2.25. 

ANTHROPOLOGY MAJOR, B.A., B.S. DEGREE 

A.    General Education Core Requirement. 33 credits.
        See General Education Requirements
        NOTE: Goal 10 (Ethics, 1 credit) may be satisfied through ANTH 461, Senior Seminar in
        Anthropology. Goal 7 is not satisfied by ANTH 101.

B.    Additional Degree Requirements, B.A. 9 credits
        Additional Degree Requirements, B.S. 10 credits
        See Additional Degree Requirements 

C. Major Requirements. 42 credits. 
ANTH 101 Introduction to Anthropology/3 credits  
ANTH 202 Archaeology/3 credits  
ANTH 203 Physical Anthropology/3 credits  
ANTH 204  Language and Culture/3 credits  
ANTH 410 Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology/3 credits  
ANTH 460 Anthropological Theory/3 credits  
ANTH 461 Senior Seminar in Anthropology/3 credits  
Choose six credits from the following:
ANTH 314 Indians of North America/3 credits    
ANTH 315 South American Indians/3 credits  
ANTH 316 People of Africa/3 credits  
ANTH 317  Peoples of the Pacific/3 credits  
Choose six credits from the following:
ANTH 320 Folklore/3 credits  
ANTH 321 Supernatural Belief Systems/3 credits  
ANTH 325   Women and Society/3 credits  
ANTH 355 The Community/3 credits  
Anthropology electives/9 credits 
TOTAL 42 credits

D.    No grade below C is accepted for graduation in major course work. 

E.     General Electives B.A. Degree: 36 credits
        General Electives B.S. Degree: 35 credits 

F.   Total Credits Required for B.A. in Anthropology  - 120
 Total Credits Required for B.S. in Anthropology  - 120    

MINOR IN ANTHROPOLOGY 

Minor Requirements
ANTH 101 Introduction to Anthropology/3 credits
ANTH 202 Archaeology/3 credits 
or ANTH 203 Physical Anthropology/3 credits
Choose one of the following:  
ANTH 314  Indians of North America/3 credits  
ANTH 315 South American Indians/3 credits  
ANTH 316 People of Africa/3 credits  
ANTH 317 Peoples of the Pacific/3 credits
Choose one of the following:  
ANTH 320 Folklore/3 credits  
ANTH 321 Supernatural Believe Systems/3 credits
ANTH 325 Women and Society/3 credits  
ANTH 355  The Community/3 credits  
Anthropology electives/6 credits
TOTAL 18 credits
NOTE: Three hours of Archaeology Field School may count as Anthropology 202.

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