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Anthropology with concentration in Natural Sciences (BA)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology with concentration in Natural Sciences

Major: ANTH

Concentration: NSC

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)

Note: Admission to the Major in Anthropology requires a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the department’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the department.


Semester Hours Total
General Education   34

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program; see page 15 of this catalog for the General Education requirements and the courses that fulfill them. Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major or supporting coursework, in which case additional electives may be required to
complete the minimum hours for the degree.

Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements


General 101: A&S Orientation 1
Foreign Language 12
(completion of the intermediate level of a single foreign language)  
Electives in Humanities or Natural Sciences 9
(in addition to courses counted toward General Education; 6 hours must be at 300 level or above)  
WR—two approved courses at the 300 level or above  
(may be incorporated into other degree requirements)  
 Total 22 

Department of Anthropology


Anthropology 2011, 2021, 2041, 4482 12
Anthropology 3712, 3732, 3762 (select one) 3
Anthropology 315, 318, 319, 320, 321, 323, 324, 325, 328, 383 (select one) 3
Anthropology 304, 314, 316, 322, 329, 330, 353, 377 (select one) 3
Anthropology 303, 306, 307, 308, 327, 350, 351, 410 (select two) 6
Anthropology 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 331, 332, 3332, 334-341, 3462, 352, 385, (select one) 3
Anthropology electives 6
Minimum Total 36

Supporting Courses


Electives in the Division of Natural Sciences, in addition to General Education, to bring total hours in Natural Sciences to 18, with no more than 12 hours in any one Department 11
Minimum Electives 18
Minimum Total 121

Only 40 hours in the major department may be applied toward the Bachelor of Arts Degree.
At least 50 of the total minimum hours required must be at the 300 level or above.

1 Fulfills General Education requirement.

2 Fulfills WR requirement.

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