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Anthropology

Department: Sociology

Core courses for the designated POE in Anthropology consist of 36 of the 54 total credits required.

NOTE: Students with a designated POE in Anthropology are especially encouraged to make full use of their program advisor's expertise in planning their POE.

Anthropology Core

The following courses are required in all Anthropology POEs. Effective fall 2005 the course designation was changed from SO to AN.

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AN 151 Introduction to Anthropology
3
 
SI
AN 254 Archaeology & Human Prehistory
3
 
SI
AN 351 Cultures of the World
3
AN 151 or AN 254
SI
AN 411 History of Anthropological Thought
3
AN 151 or AN 234
S

To accommodate students with differing interests (science or humanities), choose 3 of the following courses to complete the core requirement of 18 credits:

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AN 234 Constructing Race and Ethnicity
3
AN 151 or AN 254
S
CA
AN 300 Anthropology of War and Peace
3
AN 151 or PACS 110
SI
AN 310 American Indians
3
AN 151 or AN 254 or SO 101
S
AN 311 Topics in Anthropology
3
AN 151 or AN 254
S
AN 316 North American Prehistory
3
AN 151 and AN 254
AN 399 Special Topics in Anthropology
1-4
AN 151 or AN 254
AN 453 Archaeology
3
AN 254 & ND.SS 214
S

Total Anthropology credits 18 (12 upper level)

Related Disciplines CORE

Linguistics
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
EN 300 Modern Theories of Grammar
3
EN 110
H
Statistics and Research Methods
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
ND.SS 214 Statistics for Social Science
4
 
S
QS
ND.SS 215 Social Science Research Methods
4
ND.SS 214
S
Communication
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 230 Interpersonal Communication
3
 
H
CS
CM 340 Intercultural Communication
3
 
HI

Total related disciplines credits: 18

Total core requirements: 36

It is highly recommended that anthropology poes include three courses at the 200 level or above in a foreign language.

Collateral courses: to complete the 54 credit poe by selecting a minimum of 6 courses from the following suggested courses that meet your academic and career interests. three of the six must be at the 200 level or higher. students should be aware of prerequisite courses and plan to complete them early in their program.

Suggested collateral courses

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 205 Beginning Ceramics
3
 
F
AR 208 Beginning Photography
3
 
F
BI 207 Dynamics Biological Processes
4
BI 106 & CH 106 & CH 232
N
BI 300 General Ecology
3
BI 105 & BI 121 or permission
N
EB 105 International Economic Issues
3
 
SI
EB 381 International Political Economy
3
EB 105
SI
ED 120 Child Development
3
 
S
EN 170 World Literatures
3
 
HI
CM 130 Intro. to Human Communication
3
 
S
CM 132 Message Analysis
3
 
H
CS
CM 133 Mass Media and Society
3
 
H
CS
CM 330 Media Analysis
3
CM 132 or CM 133
H
CW, CS
GL 100 Introduction to Physical Geology
3
 
N
GL 210 Historical Geography
3
GL 100
N
GL 405 Principles of Stratigraphy
4
Gl 202
N
CW
HS 323 Social Violence in Latin America
3
HS 264 or permission
HI
IS 104 Ideas & Power in the Modern World
4
 
IHS
CW
PACS 110 Intro. to Peace & Conflict Studies
4
 
I
PS 102 Intro. to International Politics
4
 
SI
PS 332 International Law & Human Rights
3
PS 102
SI
CW
SO 101 Introduction to Sociology
3
 
S
SO 203 Minority Experience
3
SO 101 or AN 151
S
SO 243 Death & Dying
3
 
S
PY 101 Introduction to Psychology
3
 
S

NOTE: At least 18 credits in the POE must be taken in 300 or 400 level courses

Concentration In Anthropology

Any other POE with only a concentration in Anthropology requires 18 credits - 12 from the core list and 6 credits of choice from either the core or collateral listings. Required core courses for a concentration in Anthropology are:

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AN 151 Introduction to Anthropology
3
 
SI
AN 254 Archaeology & Human Prehistory
3
 
SI
AN 351 Cultures of the World
3
AN 151 or AN 254
SI
AN 411 History of Anthropological Thought
3
AN 151 or AN 234
S

Total credits = 54-60

Suggested course sequencing for the POE in Anthropology:

Freshmen
Semester Course Number Description
Fall AN 151 Introduction to Anthropology-offered every semester
  EN 110 College Writing Seminar
    Introductory courses in other departments to fulfill prerequisite requirements
    Foreign Language
Spring   Choice from core list
    Foreign Language
Sophomores
Semester Course Number Description
Fall AN 254 Archaeology and Human Prehistory
  ND.SS 214 Research Methods for Social Scientists
  CA 201 Cultural Analysis
  AN 234 Constructing Race and Ethnicity-fulfills CA II requirement
    Foreign Language
Spring EN 300 Modern Theories of Grammar
    Related discipline
    Foreign Language
Juniors
Semester Course Number Description
Fall   Choice from core list
    Related discipline
Spring AN 351 Cultures of the World
    Related discipline
Seniors
Semester Course Number Description
Fall AN 411 History of Anthropological Thought
    Electives
    Related discipline
Spring   Choice from core list
    Electives
    Related discipline

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