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Anthropology, B.A.



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  Degree Requirements Units  
  General education (48, 9 units in major) 41  
  Major core requirements 37  
  Major electives 3  
  General electives 39  
  Total units needed for graduation 120  

Note: A maximum of 12 transfer units in lower-division courses can be used to complete the 40-unit anthropology major options and advisory plans.

* Students must earn a C- or better in any course applied to the major.

Major Core Requirements


Complete the following four introductory courses.


The introductory course should be completed prior to enrolling in the respective upper division subfield course.

Complete the following synthesis course during the first year of upper-division instruction:


Complete one course from each of the four subfields of anthropology and a methods course as listed below.


The respective introductory course listed above should be completed prior to enrolling in an upper division course.

Complete one of the following courses in Biological Anthropology:


* At least one such course offered each semester.

Complete one of the following courses in Archaeology:


* At least one such course offered each semester.

Complete one of the following courses in Cultural Anthropology:


* At least one such course offered each semester.

Complete one of the following courses in Linguistic Anthropology:


* At least one such course offered each semester.

Complete one course from the list of methods courses below:


* At least one such course offered each semester.

Complete the following course the fall semester prior to graduation:


Units


Total Units In Major Core: 37

Total Units In Major Electives: 3

Total Units In the Major: 40

Major Electives


To complete the 40-unit requirement for the major, students must choose the remaining units from other anthropology courses, including courses listed above or ANTH 318 ANTH 340 ANTH 341 , or SSCI 299 . Anthropology units in internship, special studies, and the community involvement program may be included.

Sample Four-Year Program


In this sample study plan, we either recommend specific general education (GE) courses or suggest select courses. In the major we require an upper-division (UD) course in each of the distinct subfields of anthropology, which are archaeology (AR), biological anthropology (BA), linguistic anthropology (LA), and cultural anthropology (CA). Specific offerings vary each semester; some occur on alternate years. This sequence and selection of specific courses are suggested; please see your advisor each semester.

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology


Freshman Year: 32 Units


Fall Semester (16 Units)

Spring Semester (16 Units)

Sophomore Year: 29-30 Units


Fall Semester (13-14 Units)

Spring Semester (16 Units)

Junior Year: 29-30 Units


Fall Semester (15 Units)

Spring Semester (14-15 Units)

  • UD ANTH AR/BA/LA/CA
  • UD ANTH AR/BA/LA/CA
  • UD GE  
  • University Elective

Senior Year: Minimum of 28 Units


Fall Semester (14-16 Units)

Spring Semester (14-16 Units)

  • ANTH Elective
  • ANTH Elective
  • ANTH Elective
  • ANTH Elective

Total Units: 120


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